Time to shop
While many people anticipate Black Friday shopping deals as a means of getting the toys and electronics they want for themselves or as gifts, some stores are also offering gangas (great deals) on pet-related items. Some of the sales have already started online, and a few brick-and-mortar stores are open Thursday and offering Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day sale items now.
Here are some of the deals available on pet and animal-themed items:
Walgreens is offering pet beds for only $4.99 Thursday-Saturday, as well as WebKinz LilKinz Pets 2-for-$9.99. They also advertise the Pet Shoppe Toys Gift Pack at 2-for-$10 and the Pet Shoppe Fire Hydrant Gift Pack at $9.99.
Kohls has its $49.99-$59.99 pet beds with a removable cover on sale for $17.99 during its Doorbuster sale, 4 am - 1 pm on Friday.
For 20% off your purchase at Petco.com, enter the coupon code "friends" at checkout. Orders of at least $50 also get free shipping. If you're on Petco's email list, check your inbox for a coupon to get 20% in-store Petco purchases of at least $50.
PetSmart in-store sale items on Friday may vary by location but include some items such as treats, apparel, doggie beds, ornaments, and cat toys at substantial discounts, some over 50% off.
Toys R Us online has up to 60% off many items for kids, including stuffed animals, Bratz Lil' Angelz Pet Store Surprise items, and Totally My Pet Dog Harnesses. Sale goes from Thursday-Saturday. Or check out the Holiday Santa Stocking Pet Gift Pack for your furry kids. Star Trek fans can even get a pet Tribble.
CVS Pharmacy is selling Bendaroos Animals and Littlest Pet Shop items buy one, get one free. They also have a large pet bed for $9.99.
Target is advertising the Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy at $14.99.
Albertson's has a variety of pet beds for $5.
Big Lots has Rescue Pets Virtual Pets for $5.
Cost Plus World Market isoffering the 2-in-1 Pet House & Bed for $9.99 Friday-Saturday.
Kmart is selling Wow Wee Alive Mini Cubs for $9.99, and the Littlest Pet Shop Around the World for $19.99.
Walmart has the Littlest Pet Shop Get Better Center and the Fur Real Friends Tuggin' Pup each for $9.
Also be sure to check out your local small businesses in person or go to their websites to see if they have Black Friday or After Thanksgiving sales.