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Pet insurance statistics
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It's no secret that we are an animal-loving nation. More than 40% of Aussies have at least one dog and 29% have at least one cat - that's millions of happy owners and even happier animals.
- 41% of Aussies have at least one dog and 29% have at least one cat - that's millions of happy owners and even happier animals.
- 32% of pet owners in Australia have pet insurance and 60% of those think they're getting good value for money.
We've been reaching out to Australians, here's what they said.
The average amount spent at the vets per year
|State/Territory||Annual spend at the vet*|
The average cost of pet insurance for cats and dogs
We crunched the numbers in Australia and checked 560 dog breeds and 96 cat breeds. Here are the average prices of pet insurance for 5-year old dog and cat per month:
Average amount owners are willing to pay at the vets before considering putting it down
|Hamster / guinea pig / mouse / rat / rabbit||$191|
The cost of owning a pet
RSPCA data shows that the cost of a dog over the course of its life can be up to $15,000, whereas the cost of a cat is $12,000.
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