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 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.
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.

More Pet Costs

More Than Half of Americans Adopted Pets During the Pandemic Because of Loneliness, Survey Says
The survey from also asked where people adopted their pandemic pets and how much they would spend to save their fur babies' lives.
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.