The cost of a dog

During all the stage of its life, a dog will involve costs from diverse origins that the owner will have to support.

  • The price of a dog

    • In a shelter: from 0€ to 150€
    • At a breeder: from 400€ to more than 2,000€
  • Food
  • Toys and accessories
  • The regular veterinary prevention
  • Insurance:
  • Extra veterinary costs:
  • Cremation costs:


Useful documents detailling pet costs:

ASPCA pet_care_costs

The economic importance of Companion animals report 2007

Pet Education – The cost of a pet

RS – How Much Will a Pet Cost You?