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Hi there,

I've been using [a pet food delivery service] to get my dog food repeat delivered in the UK and it's been fantastic. I used to run out of food all the time and had to buy rubbish supermarket brands in an emergency.

Then I found [a pet food delivery service] and it's been amazing. I just told them about my dog and they work out just when to send me my next bag of food. I have never run out. The food is hypoallergenic, 100% natural and Toffee, my dog loves it.

The problem is, I'm soon going to be living in Switzerland for a while and I wondered if there was anything similar there?

Any ideas?

Many thanks
ToffeeSpaniel

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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

Only in German, but here you go, called Futterabo...

https://www.meiko.ch/index.cfm?&content=04&spr=de
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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

Forgive me, but that OP reads so much like spam.
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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

we use(d) http://www.zooplus.ch/
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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

The range of premium quality foods available in Switzerland has expanded significantly in the last years.

Although Futterabos are readily available from most larger retailers, I've never felt the need for one, as that locks me into something that I might not want down the road. (And we all know the hassle that automatic renewing subscriptions carry in Switzerland.) I purchase mostly from Meiko and Zooplus; delivery is generally quick, a couple days for Meiko, 3-7 days for Zooplus. For me it makes little sense to subscribe when I can just order what I want when I want it.

I am wary of some of the 'build your own' food services that seem to have sprung up recently, as it seems to me some of these are not as forthcoming wrt ingredients, analysis, sourcing, and production ethics as I require.

Unlike 10 years ago, today we have a wide range of options in Switzerland. I have researched dog foods available here extensively - there are good foods out there at most price points.
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Re: Parcelpet pet food subscription service

i feed my pup Gina und Fritz. I do have a monthly Abo, but I can change it very quickly. They are a small firm, located in Zug, and my dog loves the food and does well on it. I like it because I get the order automatically and I pay via a standing order.

They are very responsive to email.

http://www.gina-und-fritz.ch
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Does anyone have recommendations for shops near Seefeld or anywhere in Zurich that sell more gourmet pet food? Stuff without grains, etc. I couldn't seem to find any in the normal grocery store when I visited last!
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Does anyone have recommendations for shops near Seefeld or anywhere in Zurich that sell more gourmet pet food? Stuff without grains, etc. I couldn't seem to find any in the normal grocery store when I visited last!
I think you should post this in the fwp thread.
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Does anyone have recommendations for shops near Seefeld or anywhere in Zurich that sell more gourmet pet food? Stuff without grains, etc. I couldn't seem to find any in the normal grocery store when I visited last!
I‘d recommend you contact Gina and Fritz (See my post above) Their food is people quality, and they will deliver.
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Stuff without grains, etc.
And just because this is one of my new bee-in-the-bonnet concerns:

https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinar...tween-diet-and

Please do read up on the FDA memo about potential correlation between certain ingredients (at the moment legumes, pulses, potatoes) and a possible increase in incidences of DCM.

The initial story broke using the short hand 'grain-free' but that was IMO a bit of lazy reporting, implying perhaps more than it should; however the ingredients used to provide carbs in grain-free foods often contain the ingredients now under study.

It must be stated that research is early days, no conclusions can yet be drawn. But those who feed grain-free - myself included - should be keeping an eye on this issue, discuss it with your vet, and periodically re-evaluate our feeding decisions as more research is published.

Now back to the topic at hand:

What are you currently feeding? What ingredients or other factors are you looking for?

Some of the international high end brands are avialable here, there are also excellent local brands - Gina and Fritz is an outstanding food.

I feed Terra Canis (Small German producer) and Magnusson (Swedish), both available from Meiko. Magnusson is also available from Zooplus.

You won't find much at the grocery stores, rather you need to look at pet stores. Fressnapf and Qualipet are the 'big box' equivalents, Zooplus is an online-only retailer, Meiko is a higher-end (with prices to match) local chain, and there are a plethora of smaller independent stores.

So let us know more about what kinds of food you are looking for and we can likely make more directed suggestions.
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Re: Pet food subscription service

Orijen and millies wolfheart...
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Re: Pet food subscription service

I was having some issues buying Orijen from Zooplus a few months ago, and started using another online supplier: Tierbedarf.ch. So far, very quick delivery and reasonable prices. Here is the link:

https://www.tierbedarf-discount.ch/hunde/
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Hi there,

I've been using [a pet food delivery service] to get my dog food repeat delivered in the UK and it's been fantastic. I used to run out of food all the time and had to buy rubbish supermarket brands in an emergency.

Then I found [a pet food delivery service] and it's been amazing. I just told them about my dog and they work out just when to send me my next bag of food. I have never run out. The food is hypoallergenic, 100% natural and Toffee, my dog loves it.

The problem is, I'm soon going to be living in Switzerland for a while and I wondered if there was anything similar there?

Any ideas?

Many thanks
ToffeeSpaniel

Are you really that stupid you can't understand when you need to buy another bag of dog food ?


Is it really that difficult to keep a spare bag and once you open it, you go buy a new one ?


What do you do about toilet paper ?
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