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Dog Years

You don't have to persuade us with that new genetic evidence. Anyone beloved by a dog knows the warmth and wisdom of that relationship must date back to our ancestor, Homo sapiens, more than 100,000 years ago.

Old sapiens really lived up to the name (meaning full of knowledge) by not dancing with wolves but domesticating them long before other species were tamed.

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We were glad to see last week's report that researchers, despite skepticism, have ratified our gut instinct about the era of Fido fidelis.

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