Caitlyn Isham gives her pet pig, Porkchop, a kiss at home in Chicago. He has to go to a “special vet”, she says, and the last visit cost US$800, but unlike 42 per cent of US millennials surveyed, she has not gone into pet-related debt. Photo: TNS

The millennial pet owners who get into debt keeping their animal companions healthy

  • Like many young people with pets, Caitlyn Isham treats her pig, Porkchop, as if he were her child. And like children, pets have expenses, some unforeseen
  • His vet bills were the biggest surprise about having Porkchop, but, unlike 42 per cent of US millennials recently surveyed, she hasn’t been in pet-related debt
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Caitlyn Isham gives her pet pig, Porkchop, a kiss at home in Chicago. He has to go to a “special vet”, she says, and the last visit cost US$800, but unlike 42 per cent of US millennials surveyed, she has not gone into pet-related debt. Photo: TNS
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