May I Pet Your Dog?

May I Pet Your Dog?

With the new fashion of people wanting to adopt dogs, and the flourishing businesses of pet shops and veterinary clinics, it might help those who have never had a dog to take some advice from a book called “May I Pet Your Dog?” by Stephanie Calmenson.  The sub-title is The How-to Guide for Kids Meeting Dogs and Dogs Meeting Kids.  Everyone hopes that the first encounter will be a pleasant one, and lead to a long and happy relationship. 

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Associação de Amparo aos Animais - Man's best friend? Since when?

Associação de Amparo aos Animais - Man's best friend? Since when?

In the book “Sentiens”, by Yuval Noah Hariri, he writes and I quote:

“What generalisations can we make about life in the pre-agricultural world?... The vast majority of people  lived in small bands numbering several dozen or at most several hundred individuals, and  all these individuals were humans...

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