You already know that there are loyalty programs that help you save on groceries, but did you also know that there are loyalty programs that will reward you for buying food and toys for your pet?
Loyalty cards are offered by stores, for free, that allow you to earn points as you purchase items for your best friend. You can often sign up online or in-store, and there’s no cost to you.
Using these programs is a great way to save some money on pet supplies.
My dog, Geeta, is my world. I don’t even think twice when it comes to her health and well-being. I will spend every last dime I have on her if necessary.
That said, for a lot of people, living on a tight budget, the cost of taking care of their pet can be a little though. So, by using rewards programs, although not much, they can save a few dollars here and there.
They are free to use anyway, you might as well use them.
While stores may not advertise their loyalty programs, here are a few pet stores that do offer them:
1. PetSmart – PetPerks
PetSmart has their own loyalty program referred to as PetPerks. For signing up, you get special member pricing (which means discounts in the store), access to private unadvertised sales, and a birthday gift for your pet.
You should register your PetPerks account online. While it is not required, you get additional money-saving offers that won’t come in the mail. You can also gain access to coupons generated especially for your pet.
Also, for signing up, you’ll get access to:
- Articles regarding pet care, videos and how-to guides as well as expert pet care advice.
- Ability to access prior purchases – up to 12 months – so you can keep track of what you buy and how often.
- Special birthday gifts and coupons.
- Change of address – in case you move, so you can still receive coupons and special offers.
- Member-only coupons.
- Exclusive offers from PetPerks partners – including TGI Fridays, Lady Foot Locker and even 1-800 Flowers.
2. PETCO – Pals Rewards
PETCO is another big pet chain that offers their own in-store loyalty program known as Pals Rewards.
They offer something different than other store loyalty programs, by giving you 5 Pals Reward Dollars every time you spend $100 at PETCO.
These are cash savings that you can apply right at the register using special coupons that PETCO emails or mails to you.
The coupons can be redeemed in-store as well as online.
Pals Rewards members also get exclusive coupons, access to special member-only pricing and other perks that make the program ideal for pet owners.
3. Pet Supplies Plus – PSP Preferred Pet Club
Unlike PETCO and PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus is not a national retailer; therefore, check your area first to see if you have one.
If there is a local Pet Supplies Plus by you, then you can sign up for their PSP Preferred Pet Club.
Unfortunately, Pet Supplies Plus does not allow online sign-ups, so you’ll need to visit a physical location.
But, for signing up you get exclusive perks including:
- Birthday gifts for your pets
- Specials and member-only coupons
- Events exclusive to members only
- A free bag of pet food after you purchase 10 bags
- Access to a members-only website
You spend a lot taking care of your pet, but why not maximize your savings with loyalty cards?
They’re simple to use – just present the card at the time of purchase and earn points.
If you have a pet, you can’t afford to not use a pet loyalty card. So, sign up and get started.