National Dog Day: Celebrate your furry friend with treats, cooling beds, puzzles, more

Dog lovers know that every day is Dog Appreciation Day, but there is only one…

Dog lovers know that every day is Dog Appreciation Day, but there is only one actual National Dog Day, and it’s today, Thursday, Aug. 26.

Want to celebrate by showing a little extra love to the canine in your life? We know there are so many sites to choose from for dog food, treats, care products and toys, so we’ve rounded up some of the best sites to score deals on all things dog for National Dog Day.

This site is pretty straight forward – it sells pet supplies at a fraction of the price. Right now, 1800PetSupplies has a warehouse clearance event in which select items are marked down at more than 80 percent off. Some of the best deals on dog-related products are on the Nylabone Dura Chew Wishbone ($5.89, originally $10.49); KH Mfg Cool Bed 3 White Cooling Pet Bed ($30.07, originally $49.28); Frontline Plus for Dogs: 3 Month Supply ($36.58, originally $58.69); The Stuff Dog Conditioner ($7.10, originally $11.29) and Nutri-Vet Senior-Vite Dog Supplement ($13.25, originally $24.82). All prices and inventory are subject to change.

CherryBrook has a wide variety of dog products, from harnesses to dog clothing to interactive toys. Some of the most interesting dog toys include the Outward Hound Purple Twister Puzzle for Dogs ($24.99); RuffDawg WhipperSnapper Squeaker Retrieving Toy ($12.99); HuggleHounds Rutgers Scarlet Knight Knottie ($19.99-$24.99 depending on size); Jolly Pets Tug-N-Toss Jolly Ball – Purple ($9.99-$24.99 depending on size) and Planet Dog Orbee-Tuff Nooks ($13.99). The store also has a wide selection of dry dog food, dental-friendly dog treats and pet anxiety control products. If you have a dog that is sensitive to thunder or severe weather, CherryBrook has a ThunderShirt Sport wrap-around to help relax your dog during a storm for $39.99.

If you’re a pet owner, you probably know all about Chewy.com. They have a large variety of shipping locations and package deals on food, toys and other care products for pets. Some of the best savings on dog food are on Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula ($35.99, originally $52.99); Purina Pro Plan for Adult Pets with Sensitive Skin & Stomach ($49.86, originally $52.48) and Taste of the Wild High Prairie Grain-Free Dry Dog Food ($51.99). Chewy also allows pet owners to save products and have them auto-shipped to their homes on a regular basis. If you choose that option, Chewy offers discounts on price.

Some of the best dental snacks for dogs include Pedigree Dentastix ($12.12 for a large package); DentaLife ActivFresh Daily Oral Care Mini Dental Dog Treats ($9.74) and True Acre Foods, All-Natural Dental Chew Sticks, Peanut Butter Flavor ($10.43 for a 32 count). Right now, Chewy is promoting its Halloween costume line for puppies and dogs. Some of the cutest choices in its “Pet Bootique” are the Frisco Pumpkin Dog & Cat Costume ($16.99); Frisco Stegosaurus Dinosaur Dog & Cat Costume ($24.99); Frisco I Do Tricks For Treats Dog & Cat Bandana ($6.99) and Frisco Halloween Patterned Dog & Cat Jersey PJs ($13.99).

No subliminal marketing here. Dog.com has savings on a variety of pet-care products for the puppy or full-grown dog in your life. Some of the most popular items, according to the site, are the Slip Lead Leashes ($9.85-$14 depending on length); Kwik Klip Adjustable Dog Collar ($3.91-$6 depending on size) and the BiteNot Pet Collar (starting at $27.22). Currently, the site is offering 10 percent off everything and 20 percent off orders of more than $79.

It’s a subscription box for your pup. BarkBox offers a personalized collection of toys and treats for your pet on a monthly basis. Not only is it a treat for your dog every four weeks, but it also gives you a variety of new products to try and see how your furry friends like them. There are themes to choose from, and each box is priced at $23.

If you’re looking for a pet supply spot that offers eco-friendly products and diet-conscious treats, check out WildOne. Right now, the site is offering The Care Kit, priced at $64, which comes with a bag of organic baked treats, natural ingredient supplements, vegan shampoo, hypoallergenic grooming wipes and eco-friendly poop bags. The site also offers Walk Kits, offering savings on leash and harness pairings. The Harness Walk Kit in the color Butter is priced at $98, originally $118.

While there may be no jaw-dropping sales on The Farmer’s Dog site, the company advertises its mission to keep dogs healthy by giving them nutritious meals they – and their owners – can be satisfied with. The Farmer’s Dog offers a “service that delivers balanced, freshly made pet food with simple recipes, guided by science, and driven by love.” The formula was developed by veterinarians and each order is customized to your animal. Those interested in the site can answer some questions that allow The Farmer’s Dog to make a profile for you, catering to your pet’s dietary needs.

Specialty made meals are the main attraction at NomNom, the food delivery service for pets. All calorie and nutritional information is provided on the site, along with instructions on how to order.

Petco has a variety of dog care items, including some of the best dog beds on the market. Right now, the site is offering 20 percent off select products. Some notable dog beds include the EveryYay Snooze Fest Grey Memory Foam ($139.99); Harmony Khaki Lounger Dog Bed, 40″ L x 30″ W ($44.99, originally $59.99); Harmony Pink Cozy Cuddler Dog Bed, 24″ L X 18″ W ($24.99) and the EveryYay Let’s Snuggle Marble-Print Pet Throw, 60″ L X 50″ W ($19.99).

Right now, PetSmart is offering “end of summer” savings of 20 percent on orders $40 or more. The chain pet supply store has a ton of options including vitamin supplements. Some of the most popular choices are the Only Natural Pet Hemp Calming Support Soft Dog Chews ($17.99); Cosequin Nutramax Professional Joint Health Senior Dog Supplement ($24.99, originally $39.99); Zesty Paws Probiotic Bites Dog Supplement ($26.97) and Dog MX Vet Formulated Joint Mobility – Small Breed ($12.99). (FYI: In case you’re not a dog-owner yet, PetSmart has multiple pet adoption events throughout the year. There is a search portal on the site if you’re looking for one near you).