• Here’s how much pet owners spend during the first months of pet parenthood

    Allied Analytics LLP New pet parents should be prepared to spend more than $500 in upfront costs when bringing home a new four-legged family member – and that’s just the start of the cost of pet parenthood.  A new survey of 2,000 pet owners revealed that respondents spent an average of $553 on things like

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  • 3 Hidden Costs of Owning a Pet

    3 Hidden Costs of Owning a Pet

    Maurie Backman | the ascent Key points There are certain pet-related expenses most people know to budget for. There are also surprise expenses that could throw your budget for a loop. You might need to upgrade your vehicle, change your vacation accommodations, or pay for grooming. Adopting a pet is a huge undertaking — both

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  • Owning a Pet Over Age 65 May Help Keep You Mentally Fit As You Age, Study Finds

    Researchers from the University of Michigan studied senior citizens with pets and those without pets over a period of six years, and the results were encouraging for pet owners. Treats all around! By Tracey L. Kelley , Daily Paws | Updated March 01, 2022 Pets improve our health and well-being in numerous ways, from helping to alleviate depression symptoms and relieve

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