Pet Ownership Costs Guides

The Simple Dollar has put together some great guides to help evaluate the lifetime costs associated with pet ownership.  Bringing a new four-legged pal into your family can be both an emotional and financial commitment, so considering the financial investments that go along with your new family member is critical! 

Many companion animals are surrendered to local shelters when their owners are no longer able to afford the costs of food or health/behavioral services.  This is just another reason to consider the cost of pet ownership prior to committing to a new animal!