The next generation of dog owners may not need to look to their grandparents or great-grandparents to find their ideal home.
The next generation may be more inclined to live in a smaller house, the researchers said, and that may mean having more pets.
This could be because a pet’s home is more important to them, said lead author Andrew Gollings, a researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of Exeter.
Pet owners will have more pets because they are less likely to be away from home and spend more time with them, Golling told Reuters Health.
This could mean a smaller space, perhaps with a smaller dog, or less space for the pets to socialise.
In a small house, they will also be able to have more room to exercise, Grolings said.
In fact, the next generation is less likely than the previous one to own a pet.
It is the youngest generation, with a total of 3.7 children, and the oldest generation, which is 4.2 children, with 4.3 children.
The researchers looked at data from the National Household Survey (NHSS), which is a household survey conducted by the Bureau of Statistics.
It has data on the number of people in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
They examined the proportion of households with dogs, the percentage of households where dogs are the primary pet and the percentage where pets are the most common household member.
It also looked at whether the age of the dog owner changed with the birth of a child, and whether the parents of the child grew up with dogs or not.
“If they had not grown up with pets, the dogs were the primary companion, which means they would be the ones who would become the primary family member, but as we can see with this research, the baby had more dogs than the parents did,” Gollers said.
“The older the baby, the less likely they were to be the primary household member of their dog.”
This finding is consistent with the idea that pet ownership is more strongly associated with the next child’s birth than the next adult’s.
It could be that children with dogs are more likely to have older dogs, or they are more at risk of developing health problems from having a dog.
But the finding that dogs are less related to older parents than other household members does not necessarily mean that the next parent is less caring or nurturing, Grolls said.
Pet ownership is less associated with being a child’s primary caregiver, but this could be due to a variety of factors, he said.
It is possible that older parents may have more children with a dog, and so are more dependent on them.
But it could also be that older adults have a greater desire to have a pet, and might not want to take on the responsibility of raising a child.
The research has implications for policy.
It may encourage older people to become more involved in the care of their children, rather than relying solely on their own pets, Grolling said.
He added that the research did not find any negative association between pets and the number or type of pets that adults had.
“What we are saying is, we do not know the answer, we don’t know why,” he said, “but there may be something in the mix, something that is causing this association between the number and type of dogs and the higher incidence of children having pets.”
This is not to say that we should never get rid of pets, but if you have a lot of dogs, you have to manage them, or you are likely to get sick.
“It would be nice if we could get a better sense of what is happening in the world around us.”
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