2013 Statistics – Cost to Care for a Dog or Cat

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Wonder what it costs to care for a pet?

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According to the 2013-2014 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, basic annual expenses for dog and cat owners in dollars include:

                                                                Dogs      Cats

Surgical Vet Visits                           $621     $382
Routine Vet                                        $231     $193
Food                                                       $239     $203
Food Treats                                          $65       $36
Kennel Boarding                              $327     $337
Vitamins                                                 $64       $77
Groomer/Grooming Aids               $61       $20
Toys                                                           $41       $23

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Steve Monahan

Steve is a former fortune 100 executive and presently CEO, Black Swan Global Media, and Black Swan Coming.org. Steven is the author of the top 50 Business & Money book on Amazon; The One Thing 66 Day Workbook. His other books are Rescue Renew Rehome, Chasing Love and The Art of Dance the Art of love. Steve Monahan is the Founder and Executive Director of Green Pets America Charities 501c3. Steve has been recognized by the State of Georgia for humanitarian work on behalf of Georgia's families and companion animals.