Puppy Cost Calculation

THIS LITTER=$4,500

MOTHER VET CARE DURING PREGNANCY/DELIVERY=$450
DEPOSIT CARD TRANSACTION FEES=$60+
FOOD & TREATS=$850
PUPPY 6 WEEK VET BILL/MICROCHIPS=$630
ADVERTISING ONLINE=$100
PUPPY PADS/POTTY TRAINING SUPPLY=$200
TOWELS, BEDDING & WASHING COSTS=$250 
Our washer bearings get destroyed from constant washing of towels/bedding usually most of the care cost goes below goes to get a new  washer.  
CARE FOR 7-8 WEEKS=$1,500 (almost $200 per week for 24hr care everyday)
SPCA=$450 WE DONATE 10% FOR EACH LITTER 

 

FOOD PORTION COST EXPLAINED:

Each dog uses about 2cups of food a day= 30lbs per month. Taste of the Wild is $60 for 28lbs
A pregnant dog using puppy dog food with protein mixers for about $50 more per month (2 months pregnant). (+$100)
While nursing in week 1-3 she gets can food 3x a day (American Journey) added to her dog food (+$150)
Puppies start eating at about 3-4 weeks when their teeth come in. 
We use milk supplement the first week with their food (+$40)
7 Puppies will each eat about 2 cups dry a day for weeks 4 & 5=100lbs (+$100)
We give Esbilac 2nd step in weeks 4-6 to ensure quality nutrients during growth=(+$90)
7 Puppies will use 2 cans per day of Purina Pro Plan high protein can food during week 4 & 5 (+$100)
7 Puppies will each eat about 4-5 cups of dry a day for week 6 & 7=150lbs (+$150)
We give a week of dog food to owners $15 x7 +($100)

We use Bil Jac Large Breed puppy during week 4-5 and Diamond Puppy dog food for week 5-8 . Treat is only CET enzyme, cow hooves or better belly. To keep the digestive tract cleaned we once in a while give frozen green beans and frozen pumpkin patties (raw from a can of pumpkin with nothing added).