“They’ve been with us since before we were born.
They’re the ones who keep us warm, they keep us safe, they’ve helped keep us from dying, and they’ve kept us safe from predators,” she said.
“But what if they were just a regular dog?”
In the meantime, many people have taken to Twitter to express their displeasure with the animal.
“I’m going to start using my phone more as a way to share photos of my dogs and cats, because they’re so cute,” wrote one user.
“My wife thinks this is cute,” tweeted another.
“It makes me feel better knowing there’s another human who’s still doing the right thing.”