- Adopt from a shelter -- Pets adopted through a shelter are usually come with shots and already spayed or neutered. That will save you on some of your up-front costs.
- Do your research -- If you are considering a breed that needs a lot of care, you may want to consider pet insurance. If you decide to get a policy, check with your employer to see if it's offered through your benefits.
- Lower vet bills -- Research low cost vet care in your area. There are not-for-profit organizations that offer everything from shorts to surgeries for your pets at discounted rates.
- Buy medication online -- Just make sure you are buying from a reputable company. And always look for discount and free shipping codes!
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