"We are not the survival of the fittest. We are the survival of the nurtured." --Louis Cozolino, PhD, Author of The Neuroscience of Human Relationships
On a morning walk today I passed an elderly couple, each was holding a leash to a miniature dachshund. Seeing my large black lab triggered hysteria in the tiny dogs. This caused my Jakie to sullenly put down his head in rejection.