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February 19, 2018

The real cost of pet care

Think about it: acquiring a pet dog or cat could entail a financial and emotional commitment of anything up to 20 years. To put it another way: the cat you present to your child in grade three could still be around when she graduates from university, by which time it will undoubtedly be frail and cranky, requiring frequent – and probably expensive – visits to the vet. Evidence suggests that many people underestimate the cost of caring for their pets. Whereas they might be diligent in budgeting for items such as home maintenance, car repairs and their children’s education, they […]
February 19, 2018

Pet Insurance: Is it Worth the Money?

What is Pet Insurance? Pet insurance is a form of medical insurance for domestic animals. These plans partially or totally covers their medical care. You can also get pet life insurance, however, this is far less common. Pet insurance doesn’t come with the same costs or legal frameworks as medical insurance for people. There are no prescribed minimum benefits or tax deductible payments. Rather, pet insurance is mainly meant to help pet owners afford care for their animals. While it is not as mainstream in countries like South Africa, it is a rising trend. Most plans cover routine maintenance care and […]
February 19, 2018

5 Money Saving Tips for Dog Owners

Adding a new fur-ball to your family can do amazing things for your heart and mind but we can’t promise it won’t be tough on your wallet. We all want to treat our dogs like royalty but not everyone has the money to spoil their dog with the best-of-the-best. Luckily for dog owners everywhere we’ve got loads of great savvy saving tips to help you give your wallet a much-needed break the next time your pup needs a new collar, healthy treats, or a new toy. Here are our top 5 money saving tips for dog owners.   Ditch expensive […]

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