And What Does That Mean About Our Relationships with Other Animals?
A lot of people, most people I expect, like animals a lot. I know I do. Over the years I have enjoyed the company of dogs, cats, fish, and other assorted critters. My devotion to and affection for them all was genuine. But the dogs were, and are, in a category by themselves. I know a lot of us feel the same.
Time magazine has recently published a special edition about this very question. In it, Jeffrey Kluger laid out the framework nicely:
“… about the bond that humans and dogs share.