You guard and care for your pet just as you would a child. Pets are an important part of your life. When a relationship comes to an end, you may be left struggling with the decision of who will get to keep your pet – the one you both loved and cared for over time. Just as people argue about custody and responsibility of children, people argue over custody of their pets. If a former couple cannot come to a written agreement about visitation or custody, the courts may settle the dispute according to the needs and interest of the animal.
CBS News provided easy-to-understand coverage of Pet Custody in its nightly news. Read the report >