with us and other animals?
Author, Bob McMillan
he suggests that a wolf in the wild might cozy up to a rabbit —
street to greet another new dog. He bathes our old, cranky cat at night.
Every dog is different.
parent (or owner) was nearby. The stronger the bond, the more
like herding and hunting with humans, may have gained a more complex
understanding of human thinking.
still like us. For at least the last 15,000 years and probably much
longer, we’ve lived side by side. We like horses and pigs, too. But a horse is
too big to live and sleep inside with you and a pig isn’t the first one you
want to cuddle after he’s rolled in the mud. For us, dogs are the perfect
sociable pack animals, crave our company and thank us for it.
hunting dogs. Where’s the love? Masson suggests it’s
not gobbling down the family chicken or biting the family cow.
Many still hold that animals have no feelings at all.
wants to cuddle. I empathize. And not just because he’s
Herald-Citizen and shares his home with giant hounds and cats.