Is a dog right for me?
Use our decision tree to find out if getting a dog is right for you
Do I have time for a dog?
all day and out
walk a dog in the
day and evening
Will a pet fit into my lifestyle?
my dog with me
on hols or have a
trusty friend to
look after it while
a few times a year
and not sure who
after my pet
Is my home ready for a dog?
of space and I have
a garden too
much room and
lots of expensive
things I wouldn’t
A dog could be right for you – take a look at the other things to consider below
Costs of owning a pet
Pets can be very expensive, and many people underestimate how much their upkeep will cost. You can use our dog cost calculator to work out how much you can expect to spend on dog ownership, there are several costs to consider:
Some pets cost hundreds of pounds just to purchase or rehome; have you thought about a rescue dog?
Food, cat litter and treatments all need to be taken into account
Things such as vaccine boosters and flea and worm treatment will incur a yearly cost
One off costs
Microchipping, neutering, obedience classes for dogs and pet furnishings. Vet fees will cost you a lot if you don’t have pet insurance to cover the bill
Protecting your beloved pet
We understand that you would want quality treatment for your pet in the case of any illness or accidents, however quality veterinary treatment can cost thousands of pounds.
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Admiral Pet Insurance is arranged and administered by Ultimate Pet Partners Limited (5th Floor, The Connect Centre, Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO2 8DE) who are an Appointed Representative of Ultimate Insurance Solutions Limited - FCA number 311368 which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.