BASIC ANNUAL EXPENSES FOR DOGS AND CATS (1)
Expense Dog Cat
Surgical vet $551 $398
Routine visit 235 196
Food 269 246
Food treats 61 51
Kennel boarding 333 130
Vitamins 62 33
Groomer/grooming aids 83 43
Toys 47 28
(1) APPA does not ask survey participants how much in total they spend on their dog or cats annually. The expenses listed above are not all inclusive and each category was asked separately of the survey participant. Source: American Pet Products Association's 2015-2016 National Pet Owners Survey.