Pet owners tend to treat their animals as a member of the family – another child. The Internal Revenue Service, on the other hand, doesn’t see them as such. Instead, the agency considers that what you typically spend on your pet is a personal expense. Still, that doesn’t mean you can’t claim a tax deduction on your pet, but you better be able to back up the deduction if asked to. So, what are some possible tax breaks you can get from your animal?