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The true cost of owning a pet on Coast Live

Posted at 5:44 PM, Jan 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-11 17:44:26-05

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - According to a new Synchrony CareCredit study, seven out of ten pet parents consider their pets as members of the family, yet nearly half underestimated the lifetime cost of care, which ranges from $20K-$55K for dogs and $15K-$45K for cats. Pet Expert Andrea Arden joins us to discuss the true costs of pet ownership and what families need to consider before becoming pet owners.

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