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FEATURE29 November 2018

Top dogs: What can pets teach us about culture?

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Features Impact Latin America Trends

In Brazil, dogs are not just part of the family – they also highlight important cultural observations, such as respect for hierarchy and status symbols, as Oliver Sweet explains.

Pets are becoming more prominent across the developing world – especially dogs. They are increasingly considered a status symbol in countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Russia and Argentina, where owning a pet is a sign of wealth; it signals that ...