most pet owners are aware of the necessary costs of ownership, including food, healthcare and grooming. a recent report released by redfin, trupanion and rover.com found that renters pay an average of 6% more to have a dog in canine-friendly rentals. it has dropped from a high of 69% in 2004 to 63.7% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the most recent report from the joint center for housing studies of harvard university.the fact that renters either can’t find a pet-friendly home or cannot afford the costs associated with their pet is also of concern to shelters and animal welfare groups.
here are the five highest-cost cities for pet ownership, according to the redfin, trupanion and rover.com report: • san francisco, calif.• fort lauderdale, fla.• aurora, colo.• portland, ore.• chula vista, calif.in san francisco, renters without pets pay an average of $4,333 a month for rent; pet owners pay, on average, $4,941, or 14% more. non-pet owners in aurora – the third costliest city in which to own a pet overall – pay an average rent of $1,363 per month, while pet owners pay an extra 20%, or $1,638. in chula vista, a pet-friendly rental costs 11% more: $2,015 vs. $1,850.here are the five lowest-cost cities in which to own a pet, according to the same redfin, trupanion and rover.com report: • phoenix, ariz.• the woodlands, tex.• nashville,tenn.• detroit, mich.• fayetteville, n.c.phoenix ranks as the least expensive city in which to find a pet-friendly rental.
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in nashville, those with pets pay 5% less, or $1,274, compared to $1,339 a month.just because a city is among the lowest-cost cities in which to own a pet, doesn’t mean that pet-loving renters don’t pay more. it is a simple case of supply and demand, the report notes: “on average, across all 116 cities, 16.5% of rentals allow dogs.