People love their pets. But just like any other member of the family, they’re expensive!
Here are a few highlights from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® regarding the yearly costs of owning a cat or dog.
Annual cat expenses
- $115 for food
- $165 for litter
- $160 for routine medical visits (add more for emergency visits to the vet)
- $25 for toys and treats
Annual small dog expenses
- $55 for food
- $210 for routine medical visits
- $40 for toys and treats
Annual large dog expenses
- $235 for food
- $260 for routine medical visits
- $75 for toys and treats
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