A Boy and His Dog - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Vic remembers what Blood told him about his (Blood's) ancestors. In Los Angeles, over 50 years ago, dogs, including a German shepherd bitch named Ginger, were bred to smell out hidden marijuana. In Santa Barbara, another scientist was genetically altering dolphin spinal fluid and injecting it into baboons and dogs. After surgery and grafting, a prototype dog, a 2-year-old male Puli named Ahbnu, communicated sense impressions telepathically. Telepathic skirmisher dogs from several breeds were used in World War III (June 25, 1950, beginning with the Korean war, to January 1993). Ginger and Ahbnu were Blood's ancestors.

Vic then tries to check out the chick Blood sensed but can tell nothing from where he is sitting. Other solos and their dogs leave. Vic and Blood sit through "Raw Deal" again, and Blood goes to sleep. When the movie ends, the chick leaves and they follow her out of...

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