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Features December 2014 Issue

Would You Leave Those Who Depend On You High and Dry?

Just because you expect to outlive your dog doesn't mean it's going to happen. Do you have a Plan B in place?

Would You Leave Those Who Depend On You High and Dry?

Making provisions for your dog in the event of your untimely demise.

Most recently, estate planning involving dogs has appeared to be restricted to the realm of the rich and famous, and a sometimes wacky realm it seems. But tabloid-worthy stories are giving way to more mainstream scenarios. It appears that a small but significant proportion of Americans have drawn up wills that name their dogs as beneficiaries. Here are important things to consider when making provisions for your dog.

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