Basic Annual Expenses for Dogs and Cats (1)

 

Expense Dog Cat
Surgical vet $426 $214
Routine visit 212 160
Food 259 228
Food treats 76 58
Kennel boarding 229 120
Vitamins 58 54
Groomer/grooming aids 73 43
Toys 48 31
(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 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey.