Just when Congress was starting to work on a $3500.00 tax credit for pet care expenses...it turns out keeping Fido puts a bite on the ol' carbon footprint. I will choose a Landcruiser over a German Shepard any day. My neighbor has a house full of Chihuahua's. Will he get a tax break if he dumps them for a Volvo XC? Pets you can eat...explain that one to the kids.