buying dog food in bulk

posted 2 years ago in Pets
  • poll: do you think I could buy in bulk and still keep it fresh ?
    yes : (4 votes)
    67 %
    no, it would spoil. : (2 votes)
    33 %
  • Post # 2
    502 posts
    Busy bee

    – buy airtight containers


    – seal it in ziplock bags and freeze it

    Totally doable, but I would test with a small amount first to ensure your dog still likes it even after it’s been frozen. Freeze for larger amount, airtight containers would only be good for a 40lb bag of food.

    Post # 3
    6525 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    DiamondnLovey:  dry food, no it will not spoil. I buy a big bag (25lbs) and I put it in a big plastic container to keep it fresh. 

    Canned food (wet food) – I buy a case of it and it lasts me a little over a month. As long as its not opened its fine. Daisy goes through 1 can every 3-4 days, once I open it, I store it in the fridge. 

    Her dry food and wetfood gets mixed. I buy food every 2 months for her. 

    Post # 4
    314 posts
    Helper bee

    I personally just buy mine a month at a time.  I worry that, even under the best of conditions, it would mold.  I have never thought of freezing it, but my freezer is too small to fit much of anything in there.

    Post # 5
    1287 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    DiamondnLovey:  We buy Costco brand dog food, 2 at a time, at pour them into a plastic/sealed bin.  It lasts us about 3 months, and she eats every last kibble!  I would say it works just fine.

    Post # 6
    4650 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    DiamondnLovey:  It might depend. I buy mine with no preservatives so I wouldn’t personally want that lying around too long. My dogs go through a 25lb bag a month. I do keep it in ant proof plastic containers, though.

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