How A Dog Can Fill Your Heart With Love, Without Emptying Your Wallet

A plan to responsible dog ownership

A Dog Can Fill Your Heart Without Emptying Your Wallet
  • I want to have a dog, but I don’t know if I can afford it.
  • Will the costs of having a pet affect my quality of life?

If any of these thoughts sound familiar, then these tips can help answer your questions, so that a pet can fill your life with joy and love, without straining you financially.

To begin, let’s do a quick test!

Look at the following photos.

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Did you smile involuntarily when looking at these pictures?

If the answer is yes, then, like us, you love animals. If you already have a pet, this reinforces the joy they bring to your life. However, if you do not yet have a furry friend by your side, this test highlights the positive impact a pet can have on your mood as well as on your overall life.

What do you think is the main concern for current and aspiring dog owners?

If you are thinking that the answer to this question is in any way related to money and expenses, you are right.

The cost of having a pet is often the main concern of dog owners and the most common barrier for those looking to become pet parents. Click To Tweet

Concerns over not being able to afford a pet’s food, care, and other necessities is the main reason why shelters are full of animals awaiting a forever home.

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Plan out your dream

Financial planning, whether it regards a business or a family, is based on a few key concepts:

  • Projects can be accomplished if a good plan is devised.
  • Risks need to be identified and managed in order to achieve sustainable success.
  • It is possible to maximize investments, i.e. reduce costs while improving quality.
By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail. - Benjamin Franklin Click To Tweet

Therefore, designing a strategy that manages risks and maximizes investments helps ensure continuous success.

In this case, developing a good plan would mean successfully achieving your dream of becoming a pet owner, where money is not an impediment to a fulfilling life for you and your furry best friend.

For this reason, we have created a series of articles where you will find tips to forecast costs, avoid unexpected expenses and help you estimate the final financial impact of having and caring for a pet.

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. - Pablo Picasso Click To Tweet

We will help you design a plan so that you can:

  • Identify the necessary expenses with regards to responsible dog ownership.
  • Foresee the expenses that you may encounter throughout your pet’s life.
  • Implement cost reduction strategies that do not have a negative impact your or your pet’s quality of life.
If personal finances are your main obstacle preventing you from making your dream of owning a pet come true, financial planning is the tool that will help you make it a reality. Click To Tweet

Since having a dog implies taking care of it throughout its life, your plan will need to be sustainable, meaning that its success can be maintained over a period of time.

Debes amar a los animales si quieres este empleo

Therefore, in our next articles, we will explore the main categories of expenses that you need to consider as you plan. They are as follows:

  1. Veterinary
  2. Feeding
  3. Hygiene
  4. Training
  5. Daycare
  6. Gear
  7. Travel

Knowing in advance the expenses associated with taking care of your pet, you can reduce costs and thus improve your life, your pet’s life and the life of all those animals that are currently in shelters, waiting to be adopted.

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