All We Love, Many We Hate, Some We Eat By Hal Herzog And Watching Ted Talks

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Reading "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat" by Hal Herzog and watching TED Talks by guest speakers, I noticed that the main idea that these sources focus on are the several different types of animal-human relationships. Here is where I came to a conclusion. I have always wondered how a relationship between humans and animals forms. If a pet is a private and homely animal that is kept for companionship and the pleasure of one 's family, then what holds such a strong bond between animals and human when we are so different from each other?

Although I have heard from so many people, that a dog is a man 's best friend, I always wondered what completes their strong relationship. Similarities, loyalty, or possibly companionship? There is a reason why we call dogs a man 's best friend. We can learn so many things from a dog 's behavior, attitude, personality, and willingness to provide love and loyalty. When we come home from a long day at work, dog 's do not judge us. No matter how grumpy and tired we are, our dog is happy to see us. It will always greet us with a positive and enthusiastic mind. Appreciating what is happening at the moment, is something that we can learn from our pets. They do not think about what is going to happen tomorrow. They live in the present moment. "As we age, so many people lose the capacity to play, to have fun and enjoy the moment." (Herzog 97) The relationships between humans and dogs grow from attitude, personality and behavior. Dogs can

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