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If a couple gets divorced, who should get custody of their pet?

Poll Results: 2,371 votes
It depends on the people/pet
Whoever the pet has known longer
They should share custody
Other (what's best?)
Whoever pays for the pet's expenses

Related: Tips for Pet Parenting After a Divorce

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Sue H
Tuesday September 5, 2017, 11:05 AM

Depends, but let the pet make the decision.

Luna M
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 6:15 AM

The primary caregiver.

Andrea A
Wednesday August 23, 2017, 7:56 AM

It depends on the people/pet

Evelyn M
Monday July 31, 2017, 3:04 AM

It would have to be done in the same manner as a child.

Anne M
Tuesday July 25, 2017, 4:27 AM

whoever loves it more.

natasha s
Wednesday July 19, 2017, 11:43 PM

Whoever loves the pet more

Peggy B
Sunday July 16, 2017, 10:54 AM

If the dog belonged to one of them before the marriage it should go with that person. If they got it together then joint custody.

David C
Saturday July 1, 2017, 6:36 AM

whomever the pet chooses????

Jess B
Friday June 30, 2017, 12:13 PM


Jess B
Sunday June 25, 2017, 9:45 PM


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