Flo, our dog, spent her whole fifteen-years long life with us. Many, many times after she passed away, I wondered if she lived a happy dog life or not. In The posthuman dog (Aeon), Jessica Pierce poses a fascinating question that somehow helps find answers to my troubling question:
If humans were to disappear from the face of the Earth, what might dogs become? And would they be better off without us?
Unfortunately, the answer I can infer from the article is not very pleasant to my guilt.