Blouin also found that a dogs place in your life can change with a major change in your life, like having human children. People treat their dogs differently based on lots of factors. For example, people living in rural areas where dogs often roam freely outside are more inclined to be dominionists. Empty-nesters may treat their dog like a surrogate child, being humanists.
What category do you fall into? I think my person is a protectionist because she shows me and other animals a lot of respect, but she doesn't try to dress me. I think all three are ok--there are lots of ways to love a dog!
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