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For tens of thousands of years, dogs and people have lived side-by-side. But according to some scientists it's our canine friends that domesticated us rather than the other way around.
Facebook can claim a hand in many relationships, but who would have thought it would bring together an exuberant, three-legged Anatolian Shepherd puppy and a little boy from Basingstoke?
If you sometimes marvel at how far your cat roams from home, then you'll be amazed at how far our treasured pusses (or 'felis catus' to be precise) have travelled in terms of their evolution.
It's well known that people with pets, on the whole, are healthier and live longer than those without. This is partly because of the stress-busting effect our companion animals have, but also because exposure to them boosts immunity, especially in children. So at what point does close proximity to pets stop being beneficial and start being a bit unsanitary, or even dangerous?
From pusses on pillows to dogs under duvets, we'd love to hear your thoughts on the subject.
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