According to a recent study, kids like the family dog more than their siblings. The researchers found that kids love their siblings, but still see them as competition for everything from getting toys to getting affection from their parents. They don't have those issues with a dog. It gives them unconditional love and companionship .

The researchers also say that if you don't already own a dog, you should probably think about getting one. They found that having a dog cuts down how often your family gets into fights, and it can have a positive impact on your child's development and overall happiness. Read more on this story at Daily Mail.