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Dog in car More than a third of respondents have pet insurance for their animal, and they spend $76.76 on average per month on premiums.

People sure love their pets—enough to go into debt to cover vet bills, often spending more on pet health care than their own health care, according to a LendEDU survey.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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