Can You Buy Dog Food with Food Stamps?

SNAP's - the food stamp program - primary aim is to help low-income people purchase food items essential for human consumption.

The list of eligible items within SNAP is extensive.

However, the list is exclusively for human consumption.

Dog food is not allowed to be purchased with a SNAP debit card.

There are alternatives though.

These include pet pantries, local human food banks & pet shelters.

You can also make your own homemade dog food which is often less expensive than packaged brands.

Many manufacturers also have discount programs.

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