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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-07-2014, 01:08 AM
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I don't think you could just flat out say it is wrong. Some people have had very bad experiences with humans, have been very let down by family/friends and their dogs are the only source of consistency, love, trust and companionship so it would make sense that these people would take the loss of a pet worse than a human.
Personally for me it would not compare at all to loosing friends or family but I consider myself very fortunate to be able to feel that have people in my life who mean much more to me than my dogs......many don't.
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