Estimated annual expenses for dogs and cats in the United States in 2015 (in U.S. dollars)

Estimated annual expenses for dog and cat owners in the U.S. as of 2015 This statistic shows the estimated annual expenses of cat and dog owners for their pets in 2015 in the United States. In 2015, American cat owners reckoned they spent a median amount of some 390 U.S. dollars on medical costs for their pet.
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Cat ownersDog owners
Toys58.566.9
Pet sitting / boarding113.6159.8
Other equipment (e.g. habitats, collars, litter)136.971.8
Medical costs (e.g., vet appointments, medications, procedures)390477.3
Food/ treats529.9535.9
Total1,228.91,311.7
Cat ownersDog owners
Toys58.566.9
Pet sitting / boarding113.6159.8
Other equipment (e.g. habitats, collars, litter)136.971.8
Medical costs (e.g., vet appointments, medications, procedures)390477.3
Food/ treats529.9535.9
Total1,228.91,311.7
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This statistic shows the estimated annual expenses of cat and dog owners for their pets in 2015 in the United States. In 2015, American cat owners reckoned they spent a median amount of some 390 U.S. dollars on medical costs for their pet.
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Release date
July 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 20-26, 2015
Number of respondents
1,323 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
The source worded the question as follows: "“Approximately how much would you estimate you spend annually on your pets in each of the following categories? Please enter your response to the nearest dollar.”

"Summary of Mea Annual Spending", according to the source.

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