Whether you’ve been a cat mom for ages or it’s your first time being a dog owner, it’s no surprise that the expenses add up. A 2019 survey revealed that nearly one out of four American pet owners have found themselves in pet debt, so being aware of pet-related spending habits is crucial for financial health. As many families welcomed new pets into their lives during the pandemic, they might be wondering how to make pet care budget-friendly.
From DIY treats to seeking out discounted toys and training programs, we wanted to round up some simple ways to save money as a pet owner. With some thinking ahead and creativity, you won’t have to jeopardize your budget to enjoy taking care of an animal companion. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for saving on pet costs, which is a serious, long-term financial commitment. With our tips, we’ll help you … Read the rest