For anyone who has seen Best in Show, dog owners can be an interesting lot. They rampantly anthropomorphize their dog’s behavior, says this Atlantic Monthly article. Data from the Dog Genome Project shows how dogs are genetically programmed to dupe their owners, even those over at the Westminster Kennel Club show, into letting them mooch their way into an easier life.
The Con Artistry of Man's Best Friend
Feb 13, 2007