God made dogs human's best friends; dogs learned to be quasi-gods (like humans) and pride itselves above other creatures, except monkeys which think they are humans. Got what the 'rat-race' was all about?
"Losing my soldier daughter Sarah is more than I can bear - that is why she left her horse and dog to look after me." I hope this lady knows that you're never alone with a pet - of any size. Black Lab Tyler riding on Monty in Cumbria.