The Cost Of Owning A Pet

The Cost of Owning a Pet

Don’t let those puppy dog eyes fool you; owning a pet can be expensive. And before you adopt dogs or cats from your local shelter or rescue, you should first consider the long-term costs of raising them. Between medical exams, pet insurance, food and treats (never forget the treats), the costs of owning a cat or dog can add up.

The Costs Of Adopting A Pet

The Costs of Adopting a Pet

As with many big purchases, there are a series of upfront costs associated with getting a pet. While big, puppy dog eyes can be tempting, there are a few things to consider before bringing a new pet home. To make sure you’re ready for all of the financial responsibilities, here are some costs to consider.

Is Pet Insurance Worth the Money?

After a recent (rather expensive) trip to the vet, I began to wonder if pet insurance would be a cost-effective way to get my pets the care they need. Is pet insurance worth the money? Let’s take a closer look to find out!

Proper Pets for Seniors

Having a pet can do a lot to improve the quality of life for many people, but most assuredly for seniors. Hey, everyone wants someone to love. However, some pets are better than others when it comes to the elderly. And believe me when I say that the wrong pet can turn their lives into a chaotic mess!

5 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

It’s nearly time for Halloween, and that means many of us are gearing up for the big day. Spooky decorations are going up, bowls of candy are being laid out with care, and pumpkins are beginning to dot the porches of our neighborhoods. It’s a wonderland of ghoulish behavior, all in the name of good fun. For our pets, however, there are some very real dangers lurking around each eerie corner, and we’ve compiled a list of tips to help you make sure Fido and Mittens make it through the holiday safe and sound.

5 Tips for Keeping the Costs of Pet Ownership at Bay

While you can’t completely eliminate the expenses related to caring for a critter, the good news is that there are some simple ways to keep your pet care costs in check. Keep these tips in mind as you’re budgeting for the care and keeping of your four-legged friend!

The Psychological Benefits of Owning a Pet

62% of Americans have a pet. Why is that? They’re an extra expense, they take up time and attention and they make messes. So what’s the force that drives the majority of Americans to open up their home to a furry friend? Recent studies show that there are more psychological benefits to owning a pet than previously known. Read on to find out about the different ways our pets positively affect our lives.

Pets for Every Lifestyle

Pets provide companionship and can be a great addition to your family, but not every animal fits every lifestyle. Before you commit to buying a new pet it’s important to consider how much money, attention and time you’ll need to put towards taking care of it.