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Cats and dogs have become such a part of the family fabric that in many households, they’re akin to children. It’s a role that’s changed repeatedly and drastically since these animals ran wild centuries ago, and it’s come with a fundamental shift in how we view companion animals: from property to near-personhood. “Science” journalist David Grimm joins Kojo to talk about how our connections to pets are changing laws, industries, and lives.
- David Grimm Author, "Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs"; Deputy News Editor, "Science"
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