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The Wolf in Your Dog
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Since this core is as evident in a wolf as it is in a Toy Poodle, it is clear that neither domestication nor wildness has altered their true natures. In the heart of every dog is the spirit of the wolf that embodies the finer qualities of human nature that we call love and devotion.

 

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This article first appeared in The Bark,
Issue 47: Mar/Apr 2008

Michael W. Fox, PhD, BVet Med, is the author of Not Fit for a Dog and Dog Body, Dog Mind, among numerous other books.

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Photograph by Nathan Hobbs

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