A Rising Wave of Luxury Expenses for Dogs

From pawdicures to glitter tattoos and even prosthetic testicles, the market for dog wellness and pampering has skyrocketed. According to the American Pet Products Association, $69.5 billion was spent on dogs, cats and other pets last year. As the New York Times points out, these expenses weren’t limited to vet appointments, surgeries, kibble and traditional treats. Rather, there was a slew of unexpected additions to the options, ranging from CBD treatments to variations on the paleo diet. Along those lines, there are currently lavender aromatherapy biscuits and also life-coaching sessions. And this is really just the beginning. Read more at the Times.