What do you keep your kibble in?

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  1. Hillside

    Hillside Original Twin

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    I currently have a food bin that I got at Target a couple years back. It has an airtight/bug proof seal, but is pretty cumbersome and takes up a lot of space. When I get a second dog, they may or may not be on the same kibble and I will need to get another kibble container to store their food in.
    This is what I currently have:
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    So...what do you use?
     
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    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    Its hard to explain, but its a giant barrel thing that has an o ring for the lid and it has teeth that lock the lid on, then a band that goes around the teeth of both the barrel and lid and it snaps down. I think its for horses? Maybe? I think it came from the feed store.
     
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    For Rosey's food, I use the bag :p It's resealable and just convenient to plop the bag beside her bowl and refill when needed.

    The ferrets I have a large milkbone bin I keep enough food for about 3 months in, it's kept on the landing halfway upstairs. Then there is a smaller container (I think it's meant to keep pasta in) I transfer food in from the milkbone container, it holds about a week of food, and it's kept beside the ferret cage. Then I have baggies in the freezer in roughly week portions to use once the milkbone container is out :p
     
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    I find keeping the kibble in the bag works just fine. In the garage I keep the bags on a pallet. The raw/wet stuff I keep in the fridge/freezer.
     
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    We keep raw in the freezer but for kibble, I've heard great things about vittle vaults
     
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    I use a green flip top container intended for an organics program...

    It works great! I always dump it totally before adding the new bag so the kibble stays fresh, Nuts and Minnie always used to claw the bags, I swear you'd think I starve those cats sometimes!!
     
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    A plastic bin similar to Hillside's. But I just kinda cut the top off my bag and stick the whole bag down inside the bin lol.
     
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    We have this on the wall in the utility closet:

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    I LOVE IT! It holds an entire 40lb bag of kibble. First in, first out. No rotation issues.
     
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    That's Awesome!!!
     
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    I have to admit I've given thought to these.

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    I use the bag as it is easier to drag out than a bin. I can't stand in the closet and dole out food for 8 dogs, I set the bowls on the counter and fill with a scoop.

    These do work well though for one or two dogs. Stackable.
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    You can get air tight lids from that company (Gamma) I believe that go on 5 gallon buckets.
     
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    I have Vittle Vaults. I really like them and they work really well.
     
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    We can't really leave the bag out as someone - if not the dogs, then the cats, and if not the cats, then the mice - would get into it, nor do I want a gigantic container in my living space. So we keep the bag inside a metal garbage can in the basement, and keep a smaller regular food storage container in the cupboard that holds several days' worth.
     
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    We have a vittles vault. It works great. It even fits into a kitchen cabinet so it's out of sight :)
     
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    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    Is use a bin similar to the one in the first post from petsmart. It's perfect for Chloe.
     
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    I'm definitely thinking about switching over to Vittle Vaults, I think they would make the most sense and take up the least amount of space.
     
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    When the boys where on kibble, we used something similar but slightly taller and narrower on wheels. I think we got it at walmart.
     
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    I use a plastic bin I got from Target. It doubles as Zander's food stand, so it all works out. All I have to do is lift the lid, scoop the food, place bowl back on top. Eventually I'll decorate it with markers and such, but for the moment it's plain. I think it holds right at 30-40lbs of kibble, so it's perfect for one dog. And if we happen to get a second dog, I'll get a second container, and that all works out as well...especially if they need a different food. Fool proof for DH. :)
     
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    Vittles Vaults!
     

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