Most of us have heard the tongue-in-cheek line, “Dogs (or cats, or birds, or reptiles) are people, too.” In truth, a lot of people treat their pets as though they are human. They’re not, of course. But they still can play a truly vital role in our lives. A pet can be a faithful companion to a person who lives alone. It can be a fun and playful addition to a growing family. We even hear stories of heroic acts on the part of some pets. Make no mistake about it, we easily grow attached to our pets – no matter which type of pet we choose. Which means that there will likely come a time when we have to bid them farewell and have them put down. You’ve likely been through that agonizing decision. Let’s talk about it on Wednesday’s show.