Custody disputes over pets have become sufficiently commonplace to prompt some law schools to offer courses in animal law.33 If you and the child’s other parent are divorced, or if that appears likely, have you discussed what getting a pet will mean? Will the animal accompany the child as he or she moves between homes?
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If not, what effect will that have on the child’s desire to spend time in the nonpet-owning household? What will happen to the pet while the child is away?
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