Alto, we don’t have pets (my wife has been through enough heartbreak with other people’s pets to want to avoid going through that with one of ours) but one of our neighbors, Rifkin, is a pit bull. He’s “aggressive”, in that if you sit down, he’ll try to get into your lap (and he’s big, and a face-licker, so I only made that mistake once). He has a little sister, Paisley, who is a cocker-mix and adores her big brother, following him around without understanding what’s going on. Rifkin has taught me that fierce looks do not make a fierce dog.

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