5 ways to spoil your pets for less
  1. Cut the cost of flea treatment and worming tablets by shopping on the web. Online retailers often offer discounts compared to vets or high street pet shops. Try Monster Pet Supplies (0113 279 7474) and Bob Martin Vetcare (01761 603 145).
  2. Sign up for loyalty programmes to receive news of exclusive discounts and sales. The Pets at Home VIP club offers 10 per cent off online and in store to welcome you, discounts and a free magazine. Visit Pets at Home or call 0800 328 4204
  3. Save on kennels when you go away by signing up for Borrow My Doggy –you'll be paired up with an animal lover in your area who will walk you dog or even dog sit for you.
  4. Shop around for pet insurance to make sure you're getting the best deal and compare as many as possible to find the best fit. Search comparison sites including Moneysupermarket and GoCompare to find the right policy for your pet.
  5. Bulk buy pet food when it is on offer. If your pet is fussy and only likes premium brands searching for it online which can often be cheaper than buying it in store.
  • There are more money-saving tips in every issue of Yours magazine, out every fortnight on a Tuesday.