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20 financial factors to consider before adopting a pet

Espresso Logo By Daphne MacDonald of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: When you adopt a young cat or dog, you will likely be responsible for spaying or neutering your new pet. The costs of these procedures vary by animal type, size, gender, and vet clinic. For cats, the cost ranges from $50 to $100 for males and $100 to $200 for females. And for dogs, it costs about $200.

First-time pet costs – Spaying and neutering costs

When you adopt a young cat or dog, you will likely be responsible for spaying or neutering your new pet. The costs of these procedures vary by animal type, size, gender, and vet clinic. For cats, the cost ranges from $50 to $100 for males and $100 to $200 for females. And for dogs, it costs about $200.

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