BASIC ANNUAL EXPENSES FOR DOGS AND CATS (1)
 
Expense Dog Cat
Surgical vet $474 $245
Routine vet 257 182
Food 235 235
Food treats 72 56
Kennel boarding 322 164
Vitamins 58 46
Groomer/grooming aids 84 30
Toys 47 30
(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 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey.