Costly canines: How to manage your pet budget

Posted on: 4:21 pm, September 5, 2013, by , updated on: 05:15pm, September 5, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY- When it comes to pets, sometimes it feels like you need to get a loan to afford bills associated with your furry friends.

Whether it is checkups, grooming or pet food, our four-legged family can really be costly.

On average, a family dog can cost $600 to $900 per year.

Cats cost roughly $700 per year, while other smaller pets can cost $200 to $300.

Amy Welch, with the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, stopped by our studios with ways to manage your pet budget.