The Cost Of Owning A Dog Or Cat

How much will it cost you to own a dog or a cat?

A new study on found it costs about $111 per month to own a dog or cat. That’s because of everything from food and toys to vet bills and medicine.



And since pets live an average of 10 years, that’s $13,320 total.  So keep that in mind going in . . . you could get your eighth cat or save for a Kia.

The survey also found that unfortunately, 26% of people use the term “fur baby” when they’re talking about their pet.  And 23% will call their pet their “son” or “daughter.”