Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union
TRAFFIC ALERT Accident on Bay Bridge brings available lanes down to one crossing eastbound on Rte. 50

How much money have you spent on your pet?

Understanding the costs and times of owning a dog

wtopstaff | November 14, 2014 6:13 pm

Download audio

WASHINGTON – Over a dog’s lifetime, owners will spend about $18,000.

How much money have you poured into your pet?

Post a comment in this story, comment on WTOP’s Facebook Page or use #WTOP on Twitter.

dog in car (Sandra Mu/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)

A study finds owning a dog means going on walks that total 7,361 miles over the dog’s lifetime. (Sandra Mu/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)

Here are some of your social media responses:

h/t: Daily Mail: What a dog will cost you over its lifetime

Advertiser Content