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Why dogs are called 'man's best friend', plus this year's most popular dog names
The saying "a dog is man's best friend" originated in 1764. - photo by FCN file photo
Almost everybody I know is a dog lover. I know a few people who are serious cat people—but most of them also love dogs. There is something about those furry, four legged creatures that brings a smile to our faces and a warmth to our hearts.