How much is that doggy in the window?

The real cost of keeping a dog

Bringing a dog into the family is not something that should be done on whim. Looking after a dog takes a real commitment and you have to be prepared. So if you are thinking about taking the leap and getting a dog we are here to help.

One of the main things you need to consider is the cost involved once you have your new dog or puppy. It’s not just the cost of a new bed and pet food, there are ongoing costs such as vaccinations, pet insurance, grooming and if you’re not at home to look after your pooch, a dog walker or doggy day care.

Handy cost calculator

We’ve produced a handy dog cost calculator so you can see exactly how much it will cost to keep your dog, depending on the breed you choose and where you live in the UK.

Calculate my dog

Dog Insurance

Protect your pooch, young and old

Cover for your most loyal companion from eight-weeks-old well into its golden years - there’s no upper age limit with our dog insurance.