Humans and dogs have a long, wonderful, and sometimes problematic
association. At a personal level, dogs have been integral to our
lives, and our parents' lives, for as long as the two of us can
remember. As sociologists, we also recognize that dogs are
important at the macro level. Here, we introduce a selection of
early sociological arguments about dogs and their social
relationships with humankind by Harriet Martineau, Charles Darwin,
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