FREE Pet Charm + Protect Your Dog or Cat From Secondhand Smoke #FinishIT

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Free Pet Collar Charm

Did you know that dogs and cats are twice as likely to get cancer if their pet parent smokes? To help raise awareness and educate pet owners, Petco is giving away FREE Pet Collar Charms. Just stop by your local Petco store and pick one up while supplies last.

second hand smoke and pets

We hope that if you smoke, you’ll consider quitting. It’s healthier for you, your family members and the fur kids. Both Woof Woof Papa and I quit smoking several years ago and I know how difficult it is, but it’s SO worth it! If you’ve tried before, try again…it often takes several attempts before it sticks, but don’t quit quitting!

Pets don’t have control over their exposure to harmful toxins, so pet parents must be responsible. Petco has put together some tips on how to help protect your pet from the effects of second hand smoke.

Wash or change your pet’s bedding regularly. If you smoke in the home or around your pet’s things, wash or change those things frequently. This includes your pet’s beds, leashes, collars, dishes, clothing, toys—even your own furnishings, carpets, floors and clothing—anything that can collect tobacco residue left behind after smoking and become harmful to your pet.

Take your pet to a veterinarian for regular wellness checks. Just like regular check-ups with a doctor are important for us, regular visits to your veterinarian are the best way to stay on top of your pet’s overall health and wellness. A full veterinary evaluation at least twice a year—or more often if specific health concerns arise—can also identify signs or symptoms of health issues, including pet cancer, sooner rather than later.

Groom or bathe your pet regularly. Just like your own clothing and hair, your pet’s fur is another place where tobacco residue can build up over time and be inhaled or ingested by your petparticularly those who groom themselves by licking. Regularly grooming or bathing can help reduce the presence of harmful toxins. Petco recommends bathing or grooming every 6-8 weeks, but if you smoke, your pet may benefit from greater frequency. Between grooms and baths, or immediately after smoking near your pet, you can use a wet cloth or pet wipe to quickly clean the surface of your pet’s fur.

Dispose of cigarette butts properly—don’t let your pets eat them. This should be a no-brainer, but cigarette butts, ashes or any other leftover tobacco products can be harmful to your pet if chewed, licked or swallowed. If you or anyone else smokes around your pet, be sure to properly dispose of the remnants so they’re not accessible. Never leave ashtrays within your pet’s reach and be on the lookout for stray cigarette butts improperly disposed of by others, especially when walking outside with dogs.

Don’t smoke around your pet or better yet, quit smoking! To more significantly reduce your pet’s exposure to harmful carcinogens found in secondhand and thirdhand smoke, don’t smoke near your pet, around their things, or in their home environments at all. If you must, smoke outside and wash your hands and face—even change your clothes if you can—before handling or touching your pet after smoking. This won’t eliminate your pet’s exposure altogether, but it can reduce the amount of smoke or tobacco residue they take into their bodies. Cut back if you can. Quitting is ideal.

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Petco Promo Codes for Pet Food and Supplies + FREE New Pet Care Pack

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Pet parents, you are in for a real treat this weekend because you can score BIG savings on stuff for the fur kids. Stock up on toys, treats, pet supplies, dog food, cat food and more when you shop online and use these new Petco Promo Codes!

25% off your online pet supplies order with Petco Promo Code: leap25

20% off select natural dog and cat food with Petco Promo Code: food20

Certain restrictions and exclusions apply so be sure to check the details here. The 25% OFF discount ends 2/28 and the 20% off ends 2/27, so don’t wait. Head on over to Petco.com and start shopping!

free pet care kit

Adopted a new pet recently? Save up to $650 with this FREE Pet Care Pack.  Your welcome home kit includes coupons for pet food, supplies, vaccinations and more. You’ll also get a free reusable shopping tote bag plus care tips and support for new pet parents.

20% Discount on All Dog Food and Cat Food w/ Petco Promo Code

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Pet Food Discount Code Petco

Pet food, especially premium brands, can get expensive. That’s why we are always on the lookout for great deals and discounts on dog food and cat food. Here’s one we spotted today that we want to share with you!

Get 20% OFF all dog food and cat food when you use Petco Promo Code food20 at checkout. There are very few exclusions so you are likely to find your pet’s favorite brand and variety. Delivery is FREE on orders of $49+ so it’s a great chance to snag a deal and stock up on pet food so you never have to make a last minute run to the store or pay full price. Popular brands include Natural Balance (Daisy’s food), plus Blue, Merrick, Royal Canin, Halo and more.

The 20% off dog and cat food promotion ends Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:59pm PST. Excludes the following dog and cat food brands: Wellness, Iams, Purina ONE, Beneful, Purina Chow products, Pedigree, Cesar, Friskies, Fancy Feast and Whiskas.

Visit Petco.com HERE to use coupon code food20 to save on your next pet food order.

Also, be sure to check out the Massive Online Pet Supply Sale with up to 50% OFF stuff for dogs, cats, birds, fish and other pets. Ends 11/11.

$10 OFF Petco Coupon Code + Pet Supplies up to 40 Percent Off

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Petco Coupon Code

If you didn’t have time to shop for pet supplies over the weekend, not to worry. You can use this new Petco Promo Code to save $10 on your next order of $49+. Food and litter are excluded this time, but still a great deal if you want to stock up on toys and treats, need a new bed, crate or travel carrier.

Head on over HERE to see the details and be sure to use Petco promo code savenow at checkout for your $10 OFF. Expires 1/27 at 11:59pm PT.

There’s also a site wide Petco sale with up to 40% OFF including:

Petco 20% OFF All Online Orders with Promo Code (Includes Most Food Brands)

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Petco Promo Code Jan16

Pet parents, here’s a great chance to stock up on all the pet food and supplies you need and snag some BIG savings in the process. Now through Sunday, get a discount of 20% OFF all online orders when you use Petco promo code new20 at checkout. You’ll also get FREE Shipping on orders of $49+.

20% off your Petco.com purchase Promotion Terms & Conditions:
  • The 20% off your online purchase promotion ends on Sunday, January 10, 2015 at 11:59pm PST.
  • Enter promo code: new20 in your Shopping Cart.
  • Excludes the following brands: Wellness, Iams, Purina Brands, Cesar, Fancy Feast, Friskies, Whiskas, Arm & Hammer, Fresh Step, Scoop Away and Tidy Cats.
  • Other exclusions: PetSafe and Catit products, select Exo Terra, Fluval and AquaClear products; Repeat Delivery orders and subscriptions; out-of-stock items, prior purchases, Donations, Petco Gift Cards and eGift Cards and applicable taxes.

Visit Petco.com to start shopping for your dog, cat or other fur kids!