National Kids and Pet Day Kroger Gift Card Giveaway-CLOSED


Below you will find some information on Kroger ‘s pet insurance offerings, as well as some tips on choosing family friendly pets, as well as animal safety tips. Be sure to read through to find the giveaway information!

Overview of Kroger’s pet insurance offerings:

  • Offered through PetFirst, Kroger pet insurance policies cover routine care and medical procedures for dogs and cats, and is available at more than 2,400 stores in the Kroger family including City Market, Dillon’s, Fred Meyer, Frye’s, King Sooper, Owen’s, Pay Less, QFC, Ralph’s and Smith’s. In addition to being available in-store, Kroger’s pet insurance can be purchased online at http://www.krogerpersonalfinance.com/pet-insurance/. Kroger’s pet insurance works at any veterinarian nationwide, with reimbursement typically occurring within two weeks. Coverage starts as low as $9.95 per month and right now, individuals who purchase online can save $10.
  • Family Friendly breeds:
    • Cocker Spaniel – These lap dogs are sensitive and sweet and enjoy the attention of children. Cocker Spaniels are obedient with training and friendly around people.
    • Pug – This affectionate breed loves being part of a family. Outgoing and mischievous, they make playful companions for children.
    • Golden Retriever – Similar to Labs in personality, Goldens are mild mannered and enjoy being around families and other people. These dogs are easy to train are gentle with children.
    • Basset Hound – This breed is good with children of all ages. They are known for their docile nature and gentleness. Their long backs need to be supported when they are picked up, and an eager child can accidentally injure them.
  • Tips parents can teach their children regarding safe pet play:
    • Teach your children to pet softy, stay away from food dishes, toys and bones, and not to startle your dog or cat when it is sleeping.
    • Keep babies and toddlers at a level higher than your dog. Dogs perceive height as representative of their hierarchy. Keep your children off the floor when the dog is in the room.
    • Don’t give your dog toys that resemble your children’s toys or clothing. Stay away from fabric stuffed dog toys that resemble your child’s stuffed animals.
    • Involve your child in your dog’s care. Even just the presence of your child in the same room while your dog is receiving his favorite things or activities can help build a positive association to children.
    • For more information on family friendly breeds or additional tips on teaching your children about pet safety, visit Kroger’s Pet Health blog.
    • Are you on Twitter?
      • Kroger has set up the hashtag #pethealth so people can follow along on National Kids & Pet Day
      • Kroger will be Tweeting too, from our Pet Health account @PetsOfHealth
  • So how do you win the $20 gift card?

    All you have to do is tell me who the pet is in your life, and how you spoil them! This is THE MANDATORY entry.

    For additional entries:

    Tweet: @DomesticDebacle is giving away a $20 gift card to Kroger for the pet in your life. Enter here: http://wp.me/pFIaT-mF

    Become a Facebook Fan here: www.facebook.com/domesticdebacle

    Good luck- and I will chose the winner on Friday, May 7th at 10:00am.

    (Dear FTC: For helping raise awareness of National Kids & Pet Day I was provided with a $20 gift card to spoil {the pet in my life} and a $20 gift card to giveaway to a reader so that they could do the same by the Global Influence Network and the Kroger Co. As usual, it’s my opinion. I can’t be bought-for a $20 gift card anyway.)

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