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Long Live the Pack!

LESSONS MY DOG HAS TAUGHT ME   LESSON #2: The Pack is Everything   Let’s face it, all animals, even the human animal, are pack animals. We cling to our groups, clans, tribes, cults, gangs, and, the tightest pack of all, families just as much as any other creature on earth. Perhaps this comes out of some predetermined, ingrained, and hardwired desire to belong to a collective unit that shares common values with us. Life is not a solitary endeavour. Instead, it is an interdependent web of relationships that inevitably winds up with a person becoming part of a group.   Dogs can teach us a lot about pack/group formation. … Continue reading

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