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Today’s FOX43 Poll: How much do you spend on your pet each year?

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According to new research, pet owners are shelling out more and more cash to take care of their furry friends.

The average total spent by pet owners each year is $2,260, according to a survey of 2,000 cat and dog owners commissioned by VIP Petcare.

That equates to more than $20,000 over 10 years.

Many of the costs associated with pet ownership are for unexpected treatments and medication that result from pet-related medical emergencies, the survey found.

How much do you spend on your pet each year?

Let us know in the FOX43 poll.