Pets of all kinds can have an extraordinary effect on human beings. They offer love and companionship and will thrive on yours in return. However, they’re also expensive. Before you adopt a new pet into the family, make sure that you understand the financial consequences to your budget before you join one of the 62% of American households with a pet.
Adoption Costs And One Time Fees
Adoption can cost you anywhere from $0 to a few thousand dollars, depending on where you get your pet and what it is. If you adopt a kitten or puppy from the next door neighbor’s unexpected litter, you might pay nothing at all. If you adopt a puppy or dog from a shelter or rescue society, you can expect to pay somewhere between $35 and $400. A kitten or cat will cost between $50 and $100 to adopt.
However, if you want a [Continue reading]