Average Cost Of Puppy In South Africa

What is a puppy?

Average Cost Of Puppy In South Africa

How much does a dog cost in South Africa? Puppy prices range from R20,000 to about R70,000. Puppies in normal colors go for R25,000 to R30,000 in Cape Town and R30,000 to R50,000 in Johannesburg, with highly prized exotic colors (sometimes involving dodgy breeding practices) fetching far higher prices.


How much does it cost to adopt a dog in South Africa?

Adoption fees are R650 for cats, R850 for dogs, and R990 for puppies and kittens under 6 months old. All adopted animals are sterilized, microchipped, vaccinated, and dewormed. An initial non-refundable deposit of R202 must be paid to reserve the animal and once the home check has been approved, the balance must be paid.

How much do puppy vaccinations cost in South Africa?

The vaccinations will cost an average of R470 each = R1,410. Deworming: Your puppy should be dewormed every three months and the average cost will be R24 = R96.

What vaccinations do dogs need in South Africa?

over 4 monthsRabies (repeat 1 year later)

How much is a vet visit for a dog in South Africa?

Typical consultation R350 to R550 – depending on what part of South Africa you’re in. Blood tests will be around R700-900. X-rays cost about R700 and subsequent x-rays cost about R400.

How much is it to deworm a puppy?

Puppies should be wormed every two weeks until twelve weeks of age, then monthly until six months of age. Once they have reached six months of age, a puppy can transfer onto an ‘adult’ worming schedule. All adult dogs need to be wormed every three months for effective protection.