Basic Annual Expenses for Dogs and Cats (1)

 

Expense Dog Cat
Surgical vet $458 $201
Food 287 254
Routine visit 242 178
Kennel boarding 228 78
Food treats 81 72
Vitamins 81 47
Toys 56 41
Groomer/grooming aids 47 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 2021-2022 National Pet Owners Survey.