A Deer That Thinks It's a Dog
By Jill Harness
Animal lovers often debate whether or not it's acceptable to turn a wild animal into a domesticated pet. But when a family becomes attached to an animal they are trying to rescue, the bond is often difficult to break.
Regardless of your personal feelings on the matter, it's hard to deny how adorable little Dillie is, parading around the house and eating off her owner's plates as though she were a common puppy. She certainly leads a good life -- with her own room with a full-sized bed and a backyard that's big enough for her to run at her top speed. Which leads me to today's question: is it wrong for a wild animal to become domesticated even if it means a better life?