Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with.

Visiting pet adoption sites with names like Petfinder and Adopt A Pet can be addictive (and fun) ways to spend time online. And while adults usually can refrain from adopting every adorable dog and aww-worthy kitty that they see, many parents are discovering that the sight of a cute puppy up for adoption can trigger pleads of “Can’t we bring it home?” from their kids. Read more…

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