Save money on your pet

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  • Having a pet is brilliant but it can be costly too with everything from insurance and vaccinations to pet food and holiday care to think about. Read our money-saving guide for your favourite furry friend.

    According to a Blue Cross survey in 2011, Britain’s 26 million pet owners spend about £14.9 billion a year on their pets’ care – which works out at almost £600 a year each.And that’s just an average for all pets – the average cost of owning a dog is about £1,183 a year. But you can save money on your pet without compromising on their welfare with our savvy tips.