Scientists Finally Figured Out What Makes Pets Look Like Their Owners
Article from Slate Magazine:
Illustration by Mark Alan Stamaty
If ever you overhear someone comparing you to a dog, chances are it’s not a compliment. Yes, there’s the famous loyalty of dogs, their unbridled enthusiasm for life, their boundless love and devotion, their fierce protectiveness—qualities that any of us would be lucky to possess at even a modicum of their standard manifestation in the canine. Typically, though, it’s meant as a slight and a reference to some especially animalistic aspect of our four-legged friends. That assertive woman people call a “bitch,” for instance (a term that has always struck me as being dubious; some of my kindest, gentlest companions in this world have been female dogs), or the lowlife “cur” who cheated you in that game of poker the other night.
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6 things I wish I knew before getting a dog
Article from Today.com:
Aug. 20, 2014 at 10:14 AM ET