SPENDING too much money on your mutt?
From food to vet bills, dogs can be demanding on your bank balance.
Getty – Contributor Here is a ruff guide on how to have a doggy day out for less
And nobody wants to fork out even more dosh taking them out and about in the summer.
So save with my tips for a cheap day out with your furry friend. You’d be barking mad not to give them a go . . .
Pooch-friendly pubs. Sign up to dogfriendly.co.uk’s newsletter to find a pet-loving boozer in your area and get sent details of special offers.
Vintage Inns gives out dog treats and you get a free hot drink and mini pudding when you join the chain’s online club.
SAVE: Around £5 on a drink and pudding
Hours of fun. Get crafty and create a new toy for your pooch. Hobbycraft has a number of spring offers including three-for-two on yarn and £2 off soft-toy filling material.
SAVE: £2 on soft toy filler at Hobbycraft
Walk and talk. Want to make new dog-owning friends? Ramblers.org.uk organises free walks, some of which are also perfect for young children. If you are still thinking about that pub lunch, save petrol money by making the journey there your pup’s walk.
SAVE: An average of 128.4p per litre on petrol
Stay overnight. Extend your day out with booking site Pets Pyjamas. Dogs always go free, saving you up to £40 per night. Sign up to its Pet Set newsletter to nab up to £50 off your first trip and refer a friend to get £25 off your next booking.
SAVE: Up to £50 on a hotel stay
Make memories. Your dog will be a part of the family with a pet photo shoot. Head to Groupon for local deals, where prices are slashed as far as from £75 to £9.
SAVE: Up to £66 on a photo shoot
Deal of the day
Get two packs of Morrisons chocolate chip brioche rolls for £2
TREAT yourself to Morrisons chocolate chip brioche rolls for breakfast. Get two packs for £2, usually £1.10 for a pack of eight.
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