Did you mom love her dog more than you? Is he rocking a supreme collar?
To sum it up ; Pertaining to a human being.
Defined by Webster.
1.the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life
a : the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe
b capitalized Christian Science : god 1b
: a person's total self
a : an active or essential part
b : a moving spirit : leader
a : the moral and emotional nature of human beings
b : the quality that arouses emotion and sentiment
c : spiritual or moral force : fervor
: person <not a soul in sight>
: personification <she is the soul of integrity>
a : a strong positive feeling (as of intense sensitivity and emotional fervor) conveyed especially by black American performers
We don't have animals in my family we all feel the same way about them. A pet is a pet is a pet. If a dog is your best friend you have some serious issues.