Who gets the dog when couples split?MINNEAPOLIS – When couples break up, fighting over flatscreens and wine collections is part of the process. But who gets the dog? Pet-custody issues figure into divorce more often now than even one generation ago. In a 2006 survey of the 1,600-member American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, nearly 25 percent of them reported noticing an increase in cases involving pets.
By: Kristin Tillotson Star Tribune (Minneapolis), INFORUM