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The Psychology of Why We Love Dogs

Schopenhauer, Sartre, and the Science of Why Dogs Are Humanity’s Best Friends

Joe Duncan
Mar 23, 2019 · 9 min read

We love dogs. Just about all of us do. Big dogs, small dogs, yappy dogs, fluffy dogs, all of them are loveable dogs — we call them pups and puppers, woofers and boofers, pupperinos and cutie-booties, and we adore our closest companions like no other.