It has been said that a dog is a man’s best friend. Read that preceding embedded link regarding the meaning and origin of that expression.
Hmmm. I wonder why, don’t you? Well, go on over to read Why Are Dogs Man’s Best Friend? 14,000 Years of Companionship by Christoph Reilly.
There is a very interesting website called the Tree of Life web project (ToL) which “is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world.” Over at ToL you can read some excellent information of “Man’s Best Friend.”
In a twist to this theme, “A dog turns from man’s best friend into man’s worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.” is the one sentence summary for the movie Man’s Best Friend (1993).
But, going even further in the twist to the phrase a dog is a man’s best friend is a total turn that might very well indicate that a dog is not a woman’s best friend. Read “Rescued dog bites NBC anchor in the face during feel-good segment gone wrong” by Dylan Stableford, Senior Media Reporter for The Cutline, a Yahoo!© news blog.