If you're considering traveling with your pet on a plane to be with family this Thanksgiving, you won't want to miss our article Traveling by Plane with Your Pets. Or, if you're leaving your pet home while you travel, don't miss Finding Great Pet Care for advice on choosing the right pet sitter.
While pets make wonderful friends for children, they can also provide much-needed companionship for the elderly, especially widows and those who have lost close friends. Certain pets may be easier for older adults to care for, and may fit in better with their lifestyle, depending on how active the individual is. If you're considering acquiring a pet and you are older, here are some helpful articles to get you started: