TUCSON, Ariz. — Lisa Spillman couldn't imagine life without her dog, an 8-year-old chihuahua mix named Rosebud. But she said her household expenses were getting tough to handle.
“Everything – rent, groceries, dog food… it’s all going really high,” Spillman, 52, told CNBC.
And she’s not the only one.
According to a new survey conducted by pet care site Rover, the majority of pet parents said they are spending more on their animals than they were half a year ago. More than 90% of pet parents in the U.S. said they've noticed an increase in pet-related costs due to inflation, up from 71% who said the same in January, according to the survey.
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