Labradoodle vs. Mutt: The Real Cost of Owning a Dog

By Laurie Meisler - 2011-09-14T23:37:24Z

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How can buying a toy for a pet possibly be wrong? As for accessories, pet tutus do seem a little humiliating.

Labradoodle

  • $2,604.00: Lifetime supply of toys including the Funagle Interactive Dog Game —"the board game people and dogs play together!"
  • $255.00: Goose-down coat with removable hood, Rain Paw rain jacket, "Rock and Roll" hoodie, goggles, soft paw protectors

Mutt

  • $900.00: Various toys and treats
  • $83.27: Protective eyewear, raincoat, hoodie, boots, bomber jacket, "peace love and treats" t-shirt

THE TALLY

  • Doodle: $147,814.81
  • Mutt: $19,415.71
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