27 Jul '11, 8pm

Children Vs. Pets: Who Wins, Who Loses | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: I have two friends (a couple) who, for ye...

Children Vs. Pets: Who Wins, Who Loses | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: I have two friends (a couple) who, for ye...

I have two friends (a couple) who, for years, doted over their Jack Russell Terrier in a way that was equal parts sincere adoration and ironic worship. This dog was very well cared for and given every sort of dog toy, dog treat, and even immortalized in an old masters-styled oil painting. Then this couple had a baby and everything changed. On my first post-natal visit to meet their baby girl, I noticed their Jack Russell Terrier’s bed and toys had been moved into the laundry room and the dog seemed to be somewhat starved for attention, as was evidenced by her repeatedly jumping into my lap uninvited. After sensing the relative marginalization of the dog, I asked my friend (the new mom) how the dog was contending with the new baby, and she responding with something along the lines, “Oh, we still love her, but she is really just a dog.” Just like that, once deified, the lamp...

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