Man's Best Friend Analysis

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In the featured article “Man’s Best Friend,” the author, Lowell Ponte, explains the relationship between dogs and humans. Ponte mentions a story when a dog named King saved the entire family of a fire. King detected the fire and alerted his family; he did not leave until everyone was safe and out of the house. King suffered various injuries, but he achieved to save his owners. The article claims that humans and dog are similar, both lived in groups, or packs and in a hierarchy. And us humans’ manipulated genes for the first time in domesticating dogs.
According to the article, the domestication of dogs is comparable to a wolf seized in a young stage of development. Because of the actions found in dogs are actions of young wolves, not adults.
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