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Do Tell: What Would Be the Hardest to Give Up For Your Pet?

Would you give up your daily coffee (or tea) order to save for your pets? Well, according to a survey of over 1,000 people by the American Kennel Club, 96 percent of respondents would give up a latte habit to save for their dog's expenses. Hmm, while there are many things I'd do for my furry pal, I'm gonna have to stick with my coffee – North wouldn't want to hear the uncaffeinated grumbling I'd do on his morning walk without it!

With the current state of the economy, I'm definitely trying to save in some areas like fancy manicures or eating out, and can think of several other ways to pinch pennies. Also polled as choices were hair appointments, spa treatments, home remodeling, travel plans, Internet access, shopping, teeth whitening, gym membership, and new cars or other big purchases. Which of these (or other things), would be the hardest for you to live without?


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lilCROAT03 lilCROAT03 8 years
maybe giving up internet/tv and being active with your dog is healthier than thinking about how you're 'giving it up'.
MissSushi MissSushi 8 years
id give up everything to make sure theyre taken care of. id miss the internet the most.
356UIK 356UIK 8 years
I have already given up cable, phone, internet, and mani-pedis so it would be next hardest to give up my gym membership and my EZPass (so I can go through toll booths without havin to have change).
LoveSarah LoveSarah 8 years
The internet would be the hardest, because honestly I have already cut back on the other things, but if it was a choice between the internet or my precious Felix? There is no doubt in my mind I would save Felix!
Aphrosette Aphrosette 8 years
by far without question, my dogs would be the hardest thing to give up, so much harder than any option out there, that if needed I would cut back anything to save them. I can't believe some people wouldn't.
Vaadsfweytes Vaadsfweytes 8 years
Definitely coffee.
smistasan smistasan 8 years
Coffee...hands down. Closely followed by my computer and the internet.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
Cable TV/Internet... since I don't splurge on much of anything these days, it'd be what has to go.
fleurfairy fleurfairy 8 years
Internet access? How would you be able to do your job without it? These are silly choices.
flyingroo flyingroo 8 years
None of those things could ever match the love and loyalty that I get from my they all can go, I'd share my last morsel of food with them if necessary.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
yeah, if it came down to it, I WOULD forego all of these things and more for my pets!
wmoonw wmoonw 8 years
Oh, man, I would miss the internet. And the cats get all of their lap time when I'm online, too! But if it had to go . . .
lawchick lawchick 8 years
hair appointments would be the hardest to cut out for me. I LOVE my hilights
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