As much as you love your cute little puppy, let’s be honest, owning a dog will definitely require you to spend money. A lot of cash will go to your dog’s daily food, veterinarian expenses, grooming, clothing, training, toys and much more.
It was estimated that a typical pet owner will spend at least a few thousand dollars during the first year of owning a dog.
I don’t want you to be shocked by the sudden amount of added costs for your dog, you must start now in planning how to spend for your dog.
Here are a few tips in saving money for your dog.
1. Do it yourself toys for your dog
This is one of the most cost-effective ways to save money for your dog. Puppies tend to be rather destructive when it comes to playing with their toys, and so no matter how expensive the toy you bought for you mutt is, it will be eventually ruined.
With DIY toys, you can bring out your creative side by making your own toys by your design, and even repurpose some of the items found in your house. Not only have you saved a lot of money, but you also found some use for the objects inside your house you considered were garbage.
2. Cook your dog their own snacks
Another fun and interesting way to save money for your pooch is by making your own dog snacks. By cooking the snacks yourself, you will be sure that the ingredients inside the food that you feed your dog aren’t unknown.
Not only will your dog be delighted with seeing you prepare their snacks, but it will also be good practice for your cooking and baking skills. There are many recipes online that you can search to make those scrumptious dog food that isn’t only cheap to make but are also really healthy for your pooch.
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