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 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.

Everything You Need to Know About The Cost of a Vet Visit

Nobody wants a surprise cost at a vet visit. Here are insights into what’s covered at various vet visits, and how much each vet visit will cost.

Understanding the Cost of Pet Insurance

Get the facts to help you decide if pet insurance is worth it for your cat or dog, and then choose the kind of coverage that will be best for you.

How Much Does It Cost to Microchip Your Dog?

Microchips were designed to reunite pets and their owners in a simple, safe way. But is the peace of mind worth the expense?

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Pet Insurance: Which One is the Best for Your Budget & Pet?

Pet insurance: It’s like human health insurance, but for your four-legged best friend. But what does it cover and how do you pick the right provider? We’re here to help you sort through the options best suited for any cat lady or doggy devotee.

Is Pet Insurance Really Worth the Cost?

Insurance for dogs, cats, and other household animals can run as low as $20 a month, but that cost can add up over time. Is the added expense worth the trouble to insure your beloved pet?