Pet Costs

We love our pets, but sometimes new owners can underestimate the regular cost of having a pet. Check out these tips to help you budget for a pet and consider all the (potentially unexpected) pet costs you're likely to incur over their lifetime.

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How Much Does Dog Training Cost? It Depends on What Your Pup Needs
Group classes are cheaper, but you can get more time with the trainer in a more expensive, individual session.
How Much Does a New Kitten Cost? Everything You Need to Budget for Your Kitty's First Year
It can add up, but there are ways you can save—and the joy of having a new feline friend is totally worth it.
How Much Should You Pay Your Dog Sitter?
We asked a pet lifestyle expert about a dog sitter's average pay per day and what amenities and services make the price go up.

More Pet Costs

Dog Grooming Costs and How Much to Tip Your Dog Groomer for Their Services
How much dog grooming costs depends on a few factors. Learn what makes a difference and how you can save money.
Adopt a Dog in 2020? Here's How You Can Get Your Adoption Fee Reimbursed
As tax season ends, the good folks at Jinx are offering to pay up to $150 to people who adopted shelter dogs in 2020.
How Much Does It Cost to Spay or Neuter a Cat?

When you’re budgeting to adopt a cat, don’t forget to include the cost of a spay or neuter procedure. This one-time expense is important for your kitty’s health and happiness, and to prevent overpopulation.