Pet Food Home Delivery Now Available

We’re super excited to announce our new pet food home delivery service! Customers in select zip codes in North Texas can take advantage of free 2-day delivery, or for just $5 orders placed before noon can be delivered the same day. Orders can be placed on our website or via phone with your local D&L store.

Back To School Savings – September

Relieving Gastric Discomfort in Horses

Just as back to school season can be stressful for parents and kids alike, changing seasons and many environmental factors can be very stressful to horses.  And, when horses are stressed they’re significantly more likely to develop gastric discomfort which can lead to ulcers. Some of these stressors include hard work, trailering, stall rest, inadequate forage quality and quantity, and more.  The horse’s stomach is designed to be acidic and it can withstand those pH levels. But during times of stress the pH can drop and lead to gastric discomfort. You may notice a reduced appetite or picky eating, weight loss, chronic diarrhea, behavior changes or poor performance.  Luckily for your horse’s belly (and you) Purina Animal Nutrition has developed Outlast – which is designed, and research proven, to reduce the acidity of the horse’s stomach. When fed a serving of Outlast it will buffer the contents of the stomach quickly and it will last for several hours. This buffering action helps treat gastric discomfort and can help prevent ulcers from forming.  Outlast can be fed as a top dress to any feeding program and can also be fed alone just before stressful situations (think: showing, trailering, hard work). There are also several feeds from Purina that have Outlast included in their formula.

Relieving Gastric Discomfort in Horses

Stop Weeds Before They Start

Using pre-emergent weed control products is an effective way to stop weeds before they start.  When applied at the right time these products will keep the weed seeds from germinating. There are a couple of things to keep in mind.  One, different weeds have different growing seasons. There are some weeds that thrive in the cooler winter temperatures and then die before the heat loving weeds come up for summer.  Two, weeds can be classified as either grassy or broad-leaf. Different products are made for each type. September is the ideal time to apply pre-emergent control to keep the cool season weeds at bay.  Dimension (Hi-Yield Weed & Grass Stopper with Dimension) is the product most widely used and will control grassy weeds. Fertilome Weed Preventer with Gallery will help control the broad-leaf weeds. Both products can be applied easily with a broadcast spreader and watered in.  You’ll want to re-apply in late spring to help control the warm season weeds.

Summer Survival Strategy – August

Hot spots are moist, painful, red, irritated, and—you guessed it—hot lesions that can develop on a dog’s skin, usually on the chest, hip, or head. They can grow rather quickly, especially if your dog ends up chewing, scratching, or licking them, causing further irritation.


A hot spot could be caused by anything that ends up irritating your pet’s skin, forcing them to lick or scratch themselves. Some of the common causes include insects and mites, fleas, underlying skin infections, allergies, and poor grooming. If your dog is bored or stressed and constantly chewing or licking their skin, a hot spot could develop in that case as well. Hot spots are also more common during humid, warm weather, so you might notice your dog dealing with this irritation during the summer, which is also when insects and fleas are prevalent.  Vetericyn Hot Spot Spray is non-irritating and cleans, soothes and relieves itchy, irritated skin. It’s fast acting and provides quick relief for your pet to help speed the healing process.

As stewards of the land we have the ability to implement management practices to help increase the water holding capacity of the soil.  This leads to healthier soil (and therefore plants) and reduces the amount of added water needed for plants to thrive. This is important on an ongoing basis, but especially in times of drought.  Adding compost to your soil incorporates nutrient rich, broken down organic material into the soil to improve drainage while maintaining the water holding capacity of the soil. There are a variety of types of compost available on the market if you don’t want to make your own (more info: One of the best commercially available is MicroLife Humates Plus, it’s like concentrated compost in a bag.  It quickly opens the soil and the nutrients (over 70 vitamins and minerals) drop into the root zone so bigger root systems can be built.  Water infiltration and oxygen flow to the plants is also increased.
In August-September hummingbirds will be moving back South for the winter.  They tend to feed in the morning and afternoon, travelling during the day. During migration a hummingbird’s heart beats up to 1,260 times a minute and flaps its wings up to 80 times a second, wow!  They tend to fly low so they can easily see nectar sources and stop when needed, to refuel. Nectar found in nature is typically in the range of 12-25% sugar. Keep this in mind when mixing nectar for your feeders, or pick up some Moore Wild Birds Nectar which is formulated with 3 plant sugars and designed to mimic nectar found in nature. There’s no need to dye your nectar red, but have you ever wondered why people do?  Or, why many hummingbird feeders are red?  It’s not necessarily that hummingbirds are more attracted to red, but they have evolved over time to know that red flowers typically have more nectar in them because bees, wasps and butterflies are better at locating pale-colored flowers than red flowers.

If your feeders are prone to bees and ants you can try a non-gravity fed feeder like the MWB So Real feeder (pictured here). The nectar is not forced to the hole by gravity so bees and ants can’t get to it – but a hummingbird can easily reach the nectar even if it’s not totally full.

In ideal conditions chickens will lay an egg once every 24-26 hours after they’ve reached egg-laying age (approximately 18-20 weeks).  Sometimes, though, chickens might take a little break from laying. One of the more common reasons they may take a break is environmental stress, including the heat of our Texas summers.  If you’re flock’s egg production has noticeably slowed this might be part of the reason. After confirming that the eggs aren’t hidden or disappearing you can try a few things to make their coop a little more comfortable during the heat of summer.  Most importantly it is essential to provide plenty of cool, fresh water and make sure your coop is well ventilated. Chickens can drink twice as much water as normal during hot conditions. Make sure you have enough waterers so each chicken has access and put them in the shade to help keep them cooler.  You can also put ice cubes in the waterers and offer cold frozen fruits & vegetables (limit to 10% of their diet).


In addition, it’s important to make sure your chickens are meeting their nutritional requirements.  Sometimes this can be difficult if they’re free ranging a lot, or not eating a full portion of a complete diet.  Purina Animal Nutrition’s new Farm To Flock Hen Treats are a great option to supplement their diet. In contrast to treating your chickens with scratch or mealworms, Purina’s treats are fully fortified with essential vitamins and amino acids to provide a healthy, balanced treat.  They are available in two protein levels – Wholesome Hen Treats for daily maintenance and High Protein Hen Treats for birds that need a little nutritional boost.

August Specials

Vetericyn FoamCare Shampoo

Product Profile: Vetericyn FoamCare Shampoo

Introducing Vetericyn FoamCare Shampoo —the easy on and easy off conditioning shampoo that saves you time while leaving them with a fresh clean scent. Offered in coat-specific and medicated formulas for dogs and horses, FoamCare delivers nutrients that are vital for optimal skin health.

You don’t have to choose between dealing with odors or the stress of bath time. Vetericyn FoamCare conditioning pet shampoos make it easy to deliver a fresh clean scent while administering the nutrients that are vital for optimal skin health. Available in three everyday coat-specific formulas or a medicated shampoo that helps heal common skin problems, FoamCare is the easy choice for a better bath.

Simply spray, foam, and rinse for a stress-free experience for you and your pet.


Save $4 per bottle during our August 2018 Hot Buys Promotion!

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See the FoamCare Shampoo in action

D&L Rocketwash Now Open

We’re excited to announce the opening of D&L’s Rocketwash – our new self-service dog wash inside the new updated McKinney store.

We’ve got 2 wash stations, perfect for big or small dogs, shampoo & conditioner, a blow dyer and towels for drying.  For just $10 per wash you can easily bathe your dog(s) and keep the mess out of your house!  Stop by the store and check it out!  Please bring your dog’s updated shot records on your first visit.


D&L’s Rocketwash
inside D&L Farm and Home – McKinney
1502 N Church St.
McKinney, TX 75069

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McKinney Grand Opening Celebration June 9

Join us on June 9 to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new, updated McKinney locatoin!

McKinney, TX – D&L Farm and Home is pleased to announce the opening of their new location located at 1502 North Church Street, providing pet and livestock feed and supplies to the McKinney community. Customers can visit the new location on June 9, 2018 from 8 AM – 5 PM for our Grand Opening Celebration. There will be great door prizes, snacks hot off the Traeger Grills, and special deals all day long! One lucky customer will win the Grand Prize, a Husqvarna Z246 Zero Turn mower! We will also be hosting an Adoption Event along with Collin County Animal Services, and all dog adopted will go home with a goodie bag full of great items. Our fabulous new location will meet all your pet needs! It contains 2 new self-service dog washing stations in addition to a full selection of food, toys and treats in a larger store footprint than the past McKinney location.


Deals throughout the store!


New Product: D&L Prime Canine Premium Dog Food

D&L Prime Canine Premium Dog Food Now Available

D&L is excited to introduce our newest high quality dog food now available in our stores: D&L Prime Canine.

D&L Prime Canine is made locally (in Muenster, TX) in small batches from high quality, 100% non-Chinese ingredients that are sourced locally whenever possible.  There are 3 formulas available, all designed for all life stages of dogs.  All three formulas are meat based and feature quality carbohydrate sources like brown rice and grain sorghum and a powerful dose of anit-oxidants from blueberries and carrots.

D&L Prime Canine is available in Chicken, Chicken & Pork (more calorie dense for harder working dogs) and Whitefish.  Each formula is available in a 6 lbs and 30 lbs.  D&L is proud to offer an in-house managed frequent buyer program – Buy 12 Get 1 – on like size bags of D&L Prime Canine.

For more information, or to try your first bag stop by your nearest D&L Farm and Home in Aubrey, Celina, McKinney, Gainesville or Sanger (map them).

EVO and California Natural Pet Food Now Available at D&L

We are excited to announce that we are now carrying dog and cat food from EVO and California Natural in our Aubrey and Celina locations.  If there is a specific formula you’re looking for, or would like to purchase either of these brands at one of our other locations, please contact your local store and let us know.

EVO – The Ancestral DietEVO_RM_SB

Your pet’s ancestors were designed by nature to hunt and thrive on a diet rich in animal proteins, not grains. Inspired by nature, EVO was the first grain free dry pet food, marking an evolution in pet nutrition. EVO’s authentic ancestral diet gives your pet the protein he or she needs to promote a lean, conditioned body. Nature designed your pet’s diet. EVO perfected it.

Give Your Pet the EVO Advantage

High-quality poultry, red meat or fish is always the 1st ingredient to help maintain lean muscle mass and provide vital nutrients like amino acids and essential minerals.

EVO formulas never contain grains or potatoes, and gluten is never added. This strategy helps to maximize protein concentration while limiting carbohydrates.

Our protein-rich, low-carb approach helps maintain lean muscles and a healthy body weight.

High-quality ingredients maximize nutrient absorption and minimize waste.

Packed with protein in every kibble, EVO is ultra-dense so your pet only needs a small amount to thrive.

Our careful cooking process is designed to help preserve vitamins, minerals and other trace nutrients.

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The more ingredients a food has, the higher the likelihood it may include an ingredient your dog may be sensitive to. Our recipes use fewer ingredients to help dogs avoid the dietary triggers commonly found in many other foods.


  • Only 3-6 Key Ingredients
  • Animal-Based Protein as #1 Ingredient
  • Novel Protein and Carbohydrate Sources
  • No Wheat, White Potatoes, Corn, Soy, Dairy, Eggs or By-Products
  • No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Preservatives

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D&L Farm and Home – Aubrey: 940.365.3129
D&L Farm and Home – Celina: 972-382-1197
D&L Farm and Home – McKinney (AgMart): 972.562.9995
D&L Farm and Home – Gainesville: 940.612.1210
D&L Farm and Home – Sanger: 940.458.0111



Save on Nutro Natural Choice Dog Food and Win a Yeti

Save $10 on Nutro Natural Choice Dog Food (30#) in August at D&L!

Plus, when you purchase Nutro Natural Choice Dog Food you’ll get to enter for a chance to win a Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler or a Yeti Rambler 20.  Stop by D&L for more details, valid 8/1/15-8/31/15.



NUTRO™ Dog Food gives your dog premium natural nutrition that’s tailored to their life stage, breed size and health condition. Our high-quality natural ingredients deliver visible benefits for a difference you can see. For more information on Nutro Dog Food you can visit their website or stop by your local D&L Farm and Home.