Choosing Pets Over Kids - Why More and More People Prefer To Be Pet Parents
Even celebrities like Elisabetta Canalis and George Clooney are choosing pets over kids. Jamie McCarthy, WireImage.
That's right. If and when it happens, the union between these two gorgeous stars would produce little more than the pitter-patter of puppy feet. Of course, being members of the often mercurial set known as Hollywood celebrities, anything goes. But it seems you don't have to be stalked by paparazzi to share this pets-over-kids thinking: A new nationwide survey conducted by Flexcin International of more than 1,000 pet owners ages 21-30 found that 54 percent are choosing to have dogs instead of children because they're not convinced they can handle the larger needs that come with caring for human tykes.