Bovids, equids and, in particular, canids, were put to work by H. sapiens; felids always took a slightly different view of the matter, but were indulged for their rodent-catching talents.
—The Economist, in ‘Pets have gained the upper paw over their so-called owners’
Last summer the firm added a range of ice-creams for dogs, including Carrot Crunch and Old Sock flavours, to the desserts on sale in its pubs, and ended up selling more ice-cream to canines than to human customers.
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As my wife loves to point out: our dog has the highest personal expense budget of the three of us.