Now don't get me wrong, your puppy is cute. Its floppy ears and excited energy are easy to get carried away with, but I DON'T DO PETS! They are messy, they smell, and this one is not trained.
Many couples declare they are "practicing for children" when they take the leap and get a puppy or kitten. Aside from the totally naive assumption that a little Lab mix could remotely prepare you for the onslaught of a newborn human, there's also the possibility that things won't go well with the arrangement.
Why is it that most workers are more welcoming to four-legged visitors than to human children?
Research shows 780,000 pets -- including 200,000 dogs -- could be put down as the recession takes its toll and owners refuse to pay for vet bills. A vet tells us how to save money on animal care.
When I heard the news about Pet Airways, the world's first pets-only airline, I immediately wondered when someone would get with the program and invent a families-only airline.
I am sick and freakin' tired of horror stories about children being mauled or killed by "family pets" and seeing the dogs take all the blame. Let me tell you people something -- there are no bad dogs, just bad people.
This weekend, we told you about the new addition to the Obama household, a Portuguese Water Dog named Bo. Check him out!