Our family has a beautiful golden Labrador Retriever named Khaleesi.
She's usually a good dog, but I'd be lying if I said that I hadn't occasionally thought of giving her away. Those moments happen whenever I'm forced to clean up large, olfactory-offensive messes she will sometimes create throughout the house while the family is sleeping after refusing to go outside and take care of her business before we all head to bed.
But even those thoughts are fleeting.
There are certainly legitimate reasons why people may have to give up their beloved pets: prolonged financial hardship, the development of an allergy, or the death of the dog's primary caregiver are three r