Why Do You Want a Pet? Can You Afford It?

People love their pets. In the US, the American Pet Products Association reports that two-thirds of American households have at least one pet. Lots and lots of pets in the UK, too. But is a pet right for you?

Key takeaways:

  • Everyone has their own reason for having a pet — and for some, it’s to help with feelings of isolation and loneliness.
  • Pets come with costs. The American Veterinary Medical Association reported that the average cost of veterinary care per household was $375.
  • When considering a pet, think about potential problems — family members allergic to animals, time involved in walking a dog, and compatibility with your children.

When it comes to adopting a dog or a cat, “you will probably have this pet longer than your car, your job and possibly even longer than your current relationship,” said Arden Moore, who hosts “Oh Behave,” a podcast on Pet Life Radio

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