For most families, their pets, being a dog, cat, fish, or bird are intricate members of the family. So what happens to Spot or Crookshanks when parties separate?
The Australia Veterinary Association estimates 63% of Australians have a pet. Dogs are the most common pet (39%) and there are estimated to be 4.2 million pet dogs in Australia alone. So what happens when a couple separate and a decision needs to be made in relation to their beloved pet?