Phone: 414-413-1557
Fax: 636-660-1541
We are a 100% volunteer-based, no kill, 501(c)(3), foster-based rescue

What To Expect When You’re Adopting . . . . A Dog!

Expense
Adoption
Food
Nutritional Supplements*
Food/Water Bowls
Treats
Dental/Chew Toys
Routine Veterinary Exam
Vaccinations
Emergency Veterinary Care
Heartworm Test**
Heartworm Prevention
Fecal Exams
Worming
Flea/Tick Prevention
Spaying/Neutering
Professional Teeth Cleaning
Collar(s)
Leash(es)
Training
Grooming Tools
Professional Grooming
Shampoo
Fence
Stain/Odor Removers
Doggy Bed(s)
Crate(s)
Toys
Boarding, Per Day

TOTAL

First Year
$0-500
$120-500
$0-100
$10-40
$20-200
$20-200
$45-200
$60-150
$0-2,000+
$0-35
$24-120
$10-30
$10-25
$200-500
$35-200
$60-500
$7-50
$10-50
$30-250
$20-250
$0-1,200
$5-50
$0-2500
$10-100
$25-100
$20-250
$10-200
$15-50

$766-$10,350

Each Following Year
N/A
$120-500
$0-100
$0-25
$20-200
$20-200
$20-100
$60-150
$0-2,000+
$0-35
$36-132
$10-20
$10-25
$200-500
N/A
$0-500
$0-40
$0-50
$0-200
$0-25
$0-1,200
$5-50
$0-2500
$10-100
$0-100
$0-250
$0-200
$15-50

$526-$9,352

*  Do not supplement your dog’s diet without consulting your veterinarian.
**Heartworm tests and prevention are necessary for all dogs.

 

The above information is courtesy of Petfinder.com