"something was lying under the shadow of the tree. something about a meter long. it was furred and quite still. the sound was not coming from it. and then he saw the small dog-the puppy."( paragraph 30, Paterson.)
"the officials in quarantine inspection, who were rarely had anything to inspect, were at first nervous, and then, as they watched the puppy happily licking Brock's face, interested despite themselves." ( paragraph 62, Paterson.)
"cloning would be bad enough. ten dogs who looked just like Brog so no one would know how special, how truly unique Brog was. but experiments!"( paragraph 77, Paterson.)
"that was the cue. Brock turned and bit Brog on the tail so hard that the blood started. Brog, surprised and enraged, spun around and bit Brock on the nose."(, paragraph 89, Paterson.)
all of the scientists fled the room. someone ran to a computer terminal. when Brock offered to take Brog out of the dome and let her loose in the mountains, no one argued."(paragraph 92, Paterson.)
"They stopped at the brook where they'd met, and both of them had a long drink. Brock no longer carried a scanner, but he knew what he felt was excitement. The water was delicious" (, paragraph 99, Paterson).