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Dogs on the Frontier: Human-Canine Relationships in Central Kentucky, 1770-1792

By Andrew P Patrick

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Abstract

Dogs played utilitarian roles, as hunting partners, sentries and trackers that provided assistance in the difficult physical landscape, but they also filled setters’ less obvious, psychological needs by serving as companions or by helping humans assert their dominance over the threats posed by the natural world.

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Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Date 2015
Pages 15
Conference Title Agricultural History Society Conference
URL https://works.bepress.com/andrew_patrick/6/
Language English
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Dogs
  3. Human-animal relationships
  4. Kentucky
  5. Mammals
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