Christmas is a time for everyone to come together. And those gatherings should absolutely include your beloved pets because they are family too.
A mom writes in asking for advice about her family’s dog. She says her family’s French Bulldog has become aggressive towards her and her 7-year-old to the point where she no longer wants the dog in the house. This mom, who is currently 35 weeks pregnant and worried about the dog with the new baby, has tried to voice her concerns to her husband, but he doesn’t seem to see the issue as a serious threat. In fact, he has a strong bond with the dog and ultimately “spends more time with [the dog] than with us or our daughter.” What should this mom do about her dog and her family?
A mom writes in asking for advice on how to help her 7-year-old daughter cope with the death of their family dog. This mom says her daughter has experienced an unfortunate amount of grief and loss in her life, and as a result, the family has always been honest about death. But the recent loss of their family dog, who had been her daughter’s “protector,” has become a great source of sadness. She says her daughter will randomly start bawling thinking about the dog. How can this mom help her young daughter process the grief?
A mom writes in asking for advice about how to deal with her mom and her mom’s dog. She says that her mom’s dog recently bit her four-year-old son on the face. He needed to have stitches. This dog has been aggressive before, but her parents insist on keeping the dog and “reintroducing” him to this mom’s son, who is now terrified of the pet. Would this mom be wrong to cut ties until a change is made? What should she do to confront this situation?
A mom writes in asking for advice about her ex with whom she shares a son. She says her ex reached out and asked her to watch their son, she said yes, but instead he reached out to the OP’s mom. The OP is estranged from her mother and doesn’t want her watching their son without supervision due to a history of drug abuse and other issues. Predictably, things did not go well, and her son ended up getting bitting by her mom’s dog. How can she lay down the law?
Must Love Dogs ring a bell? Let’s just say if you are a proud pup parent, you may want to start including your best friend on your online dating profile and for reasons backed by science. Sort of. Thanks to a new survey of 2,000 Americans who have used a dating app in the past (1,000 of which were pet owners), over a third (39 percent) admitted to swiping right on a profile that featured someone’s dog as they wanted to meet the furball “more than they wanted to meet the person.” Conducted by OnePoll and commissioned by pet food brand “I and love and you,” the survey looked at the relationship between pets and modern-day dating in the world of apps, such as Hinge, Bumble, and Tinder. And of the 2,000 people surveyed, 63 percent said they truly believed having a cute doggo in their profile made their chance of success in online dating shoot upwards. RELATED: Jenelle Evans Got a New Dog as Rumors Swirl She Is Back Together with David Eason, Who Shot and Killed Her Last Dog In addition, 39 percent of participants revealed that they even borrowed a friend’s dog to use in their profile …
A woman writes in asking for advice on how to get through to her sister and her sister’s boyfriend after they made the decision to live in their van rather than get rid of their two dogs. According to the YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: This 8-Year-Old Boy Raised $50,000 for Homeless Veterans: ‘If They’re Heroes, Why Should They Be on the Street?’ A member of the community asks: “My sister, who recently found out she is pregnant but may be miscarrying—she won’t know for sure until the 2nd, will be homeless on the 3rd. My older sister said she would go half on the house with her and her boyfriend but only if they got rid of their two pitbull, boxer mixes. [The] dogs are not house trained and are very wild. They refuse to let them go. They are going to live in their van with their dogs, and it’s practically winter. Her boyfriend is an idiot. He paid 2,000 for the boxer, didn’t get any paperwork about the dog. [He] has had three different good-paying jobs and has managed to lose them all. [He] doesn’t talk about how much he gets paid, which is definitely $13 [an hour] + bills—water, …