"Some do. Special dogs do. Handlers and owners respond to these special animals automatically without even realizing sometimes exactly the nobility they're close to. They give them names of authority, kings, philosophers, warriors and such, people of note, even gods. The dogs do quietly exercise their unique magical talents when time allows and calm prevails and there are no noisy people around pestering their singular canid repose."
Says Chip Ahoy, appropriating yesterday's photograph of our borrowed god-dog Zeus:
(Here's the "God Dog" music to play in the background.)