I was reading this news about a three year old girl in Russia - raised by her pet dogs. If reports are to be believed, she eats, walks & talks like dogs, because she has learnt all this from the dogs she lives with. With her mother, reportedly an alocoholic, can't take care of herself and father of the girl is missing. The dogs have not only shared their food and habits with the little one but have possibly kept her warm too in the freezing cold of Russia.
In this world hounded by Fritzls & Rathods, dogs surely are a man's (and woman's & kid's) best friends.