Humans not better, but are stewards

Re: Don’t feel too sorry for Fido, (Our View, June 13).

Re: Don’t feel too sorry for Fido, (Our View, June 13).

While I do agree that there are levels of appropriateness to be considered when accommodating people’s canine companions, I take exception to the idea that as “the superior species,” humans “must make decisions based on what is best for us.”

Decisions made for our best alone, have, in so many contexts, led to disasters – economically, ecologically and socially. I could go on.

We are not so much a superior species as we are the species charged with the responsibility of stewardship of the earth’s resources and lifeforms.

As such, we need to make decisions that strive to accommodate the best for all parties involved.

Melaney Black

Saanich