Things To Consider Before Adopting A Pet: #4

Posted by bmedia on Thursday, August 18, 2016

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If you are thinking about adopting an animal there are some serious questions you need to be asking yourself. A pet is at least a 10-15 year commitment so it’s important to be committed. Here is a list of 11 things to think about before you adopt a pet.

4. Do You Have The Funds?

Here’s a sobering reality: when you add up vaccinations, health exams, heart worm medications, litter, collars and leashes, food, and grooming, you can expect a bill of at least $1,000 a year, according to SSPCA. And that’s not to mention any health emergencies that can crop up. Making sure you have the funds (and some dough in your savings account) is a really good idea before bringing home a pet.

Keep Gresham Animal Hospital in mind next time your dog needs a checkup, shots, vaccines, give us a call at 503.666.1600 or visit our website at: