Is it expensive to adopt or purchase a pet? Juli asks about all that’s involved with pets and mentions how quickly a home can be taken over by all the crazy accessories. We jump back on task with the expense discussion…tune in now. Some steps to building a budget before bringing home a pet 1. Think about if you want to adopt or purchase a pet and find out costs for each 2. Research food costs 3. What accessories would you like your pet to have 4. What are the medical costs for the first year? Subsequent Years? 5. How can you adjust your current lifestyle to save for an unexpected vet visit?