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Divorce Courts Are Starting to See Dogs as More Than Furry Toasters Pets aren't taken seriously in the eyes of most American courts. In fact, they're given the same weight as a toaster. Luckily, this is starting to change.
Love & Money
The Unfortunate Case Against Getting the Family Dog or Cat Drunk Enjoy the holiday season, but remember to look after your furry friends by keeping your Christmas cheer to yourself.
10 Videos of Kids Freaking Out After Receiving Pets As Gifts Pure cuteness + big packages = complete insanity.
Feline-Loving Scientists Try To Prove Cats Don’t Suck Cats are a hell of a lot friendlier when you stop comparing them to dogs.
Dogs Help Prevent Childhood Diseases, Study Finds Ask not if you should get a dog. Ask if your baby should be itchy.
Health & Science
Pet Lizards Die. They Just Die. Three out of four reptiles don't live more than a year as pets. It's pretty much owners' faults.
Skip the Hamster, the Gerbil, the Other Silly Pets. Just Get The Dog. You will convince yourself (and your kids) that stopgap pets will suffice. They will not.
How To Raise An Animal Lover When You Can’t Have Pets Our condo doesn't allow pets. But I'll be damned if my daughter's not going to learn how to act around — and hopefully love — animals.
Why Kids Prefer Family Dogs to Family New research yields fresh insight into the unexpectedly powerful bond between children and their pets