Financial Demands of Owning a Pet

  1. ProfoundPuns profile image83
    ProfoundPunsposted 9 years ago

    Financial Demands of Owning a Pet

  2. Kathryn Vercillo profile image86
    Kathryn Vercilloposted 9 years ago

     I grew up with pets always in the home so I never thought twice about getting a pet when I first moved out on my own. It was just a given that a couple of the dogs would go with me when I moved. They were great company and I was happy to have them... read more

  3. TheHonestMan profile image55
    TheHonestManposted 8 years ago

    Well being a fan of reptiles, you can purchase a kingsnake or a python and not have to worry too much about the financial burdens of taking care of it.  With snakes, there will be initial expenses when you purchase the snake and get the proper habitat for him/her (which only consists of a cage, water bowl, and a hideout spot).  After that your only financial concerns are going to be buying it mice on a weekly basis which shouldn't cost more than a couple of bucks at your local pet store and upgrading the tank size when it reaches a bigger size.  You can probably spend less on the entire lifetime of a snake than you would buying a plasma screen TV.