A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PETS

Sun, 19 Dec '21
No ___ (apartment policy)
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Adoptees from the A.S.P.C.A.
Wed, 15 Sep '21
Four-footed friends
Mon, 6 Sep '21
Animals around the house
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Family members that get talked down to?