The Yearly Expense of Keeping a Pet


Having a pet can be really exciting and thrilling for the pet owners but we do forget the famous quotation “with great power comes great responsibilities” and it’s applicable on keeping a pet too. Pet owners get the power to boss their pets and don’t count the responsibilities that they have kept a pet. Pet doesn’t only need your love, time and care but they also consume a part of your financial status. Well, it’s always a good idea to keep the annual expense in mind while adopting a pet because it’s your responsibility to give your pets the perfect components for living a long healthy life. Adopting a pet is a huge investment and you should be financially prepared to do that as you need to provide your pet with the right food, toys, accessories, medicines and other things too.

Let petshub.pk introduce you to the proposed and approximate cost of keeping a pet and the expenses you will have after adopting a pet.

Buying a Pet

Although we highly encourage adapting a needy and homeless pet since you cannot have your choice of breed and pet size in that hence mostly people go for buying a pet and the cost of buying a new pet can range from 3000 to above 100000 depending upon the breed, size and type of pet adapted.

Pet Medical Expenses

Another big and important cost to be taken into account is the cost of medical expenses that includes vaccinations, spaying, neutering and medical check-ups. Vaccinations are essential in pets to prevent them from dangerous diseases and make their immunity strong. Vaccinations usually involve an initial shot followed by monthly and yearly boosters respectively. The estimated cost of annual vaccinations of a pet is approximately between 10,000 to 15,000 rupees. Coming to spaying and neutering, they are needed to keep your pet healthy and ensure their long life span and its approximate expense is around 10,000 to 20,000 per year. Lastly, the medical checkups ensure that your pet is safe and healthy and also point outs any underlying disease in your pet that you might not notice normally. The complete checkup costs around 2000 to 5000 and should be done at least twice a year.

Pet Food Expenses

Another important expense of keeping a pet is pet food. Pet food is the necessity of your pet and is supposed to be provided In any case. However, its expense may vary from 40,000 to 60,000 per year depending upon the type, brand and quality of pet food you select for your pet.

All above-mentioned expenses are the necessities of your pet which are supposed to be done in either case but some expenses depend upon the

enthusiasm of the pet owner and also the financial status. Such expenses include leashes, collars, pet houses, kennels, carriers, toys, trainers and miscellaneous costs and all these costs make expense approximately 20,000 to 50,000 per year again depending upon the quality, brand, features and types of the pet accessories you select. You can find all your pet’s needs and accessories on Petshub and also get them delivered at your doorstep anywhere in Pakistan by calling us on our helpline number 0301-0357535 or email us at info@petshub.pk.

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