We have two kids and a dog. In many ways our dog is like our third child. In this 60 minutes video a dog owner thinks of his dog as his child.
Anderson Cooper: Do you view Chaser as a family pet? As a friend? How do you see Chaser?
John Pilley: She's our child.
Anderson Cooper: She's your child?
John Pilley: She's our child, a member of the family. Oh yes. She comes first.
Many people think of their dogs as children, but John Pilley has been teaching her like a child as well. By assigning names to toys, Pilley has been helping Chaser learn words and simple sentences.
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