Basic Annual Expenses for Dogs and Cats (1)


Expense Dog Cat
Surgical vet $472 $232
Food 354 300
Routine visit 250 198
Kennel boarding 315 105
Food treats 102 78
Vitamins 77 59
Toys 68 49
Groomer/grooming aids 37 39
(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. Note: Data provided by APPA for this specific chart is from the prior survey (2022-2023) and is not available from the most recent survey (2023-2024). Source: American Pet Products Association's 2022-2023 National Pet Owners Survey.