I don't have pets. I don't want pets. I don't care if my kids ever want pets, we're not getting one. I have multiple reasons for this, but the latest is this:
Reason # 847 (number chosen at random, of course)
Dogs can have digestive issues. One of our church families has a dog that has been having problems with his digestion. It makes a BIG BIG mess. 'Nuff said.