Jul 11, 2009

Pet Care Health Costs Thank you to ASPCA

Pet Care Costs
osts Notes Small Dog Medium Dog Large Dog Cat Rabbit Guinea Pig Small Mammal Small Bird Fish
Annual Costs
Food 1 $55 $120 $235 $115 $190 $105 $50 $75 $20
Recurring Medical 2 $210 $235 $260 $160 $70 $70 $85
Litter 3 $165 $415 $415 $210
Toys/Treats $40 $55 $75 $25 $40 $30 $25 $25
License $15 $15 $15
Health Insurance 4 $225 $225 $225 $175
Misc. $35 $45 $65 $30 $15 $15 $15 $15 $15
Annual Total $580 $695 $875 $670 $730 $635 $300 $200 $35
Capital Costs
Spay/Neuter $190 $200 $220 $145 $160
Other initial medical 5 $70 $70 $70 $130
Collar/Leash $25 $30 $35 $10
Litter Box $25 $25
Scratching Post $15
Cage $100 $70 $40 $70
Carrier Bag $40 $60 $40 $40
Crate $35 $95 $125
Aquarium Eqpt. 6 $200
Training Class $110 $110 $110
Capital Total $470 $565 $560 $365 $325 $70 $40 $70 $200
Special Costs
Long Hair Groom $264 $320 $408
First Year Total $1,314 $1,580 $1,843 $1,035 $1,055 $705 $340 $270 $235
1. Premium brand dry kibble
2. Exam, vaccinations, heartworm preventative & topical flea/tick preventative
3. Scoopable litter for cats, scooped daily; hardwood shavings or recycled paper products for rabbits, guinea pigs and small mammals, changed at least weekly
4. Insurance coverage varies: some policies cover spay/neuter, vaccinations and heartworm medication. The annual deductible will also vary depending on the policy.
5. Deworming, basic blood tests & microchip
6. Basic twenty gallon set up with light/hood, outside filter, undergravel filters, air pump and gravel. Does not include fish.











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