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A human and a dog are in danger/dying in a movie. Who do you care about more? 

64%
76 deviants said The dog
27%
32 deviants said Both
5%
6 deviants said Neither >3> It's just a movie
3%
4 deviants said The human

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ShadowOfHeaven24 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
To me it's usually the dog....^^lll
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LunchboxAsh Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Most times the dog, unless it is just like a second long death scene. The dog would have to be a minor character the audience knows really nothing about. The character would have to be like one of the lovable main characters that the audience is very emotionally attached to.

But still...I'd mostly be more upset over the dog.
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FaolanLang Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I say both only because I would need to know the relationship between me and the dog/human in this hypothetical movie

(and yes i said hypothetical to try to sound smart XD )
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Edited Jul 29, 2015
It depends on how well the characters have been developed. 

Without character development on the part of the human, I feel that most people immediately gravitate toward the dog. The dog isn't really an individual in most of those cases; he's more like a symbol. "This dog is like my dog." So there's an emotional connection to him without even having to get to know him. A human character (generally) wouldn't elicit this reaction. He would just be some person that the viewer doesn't know, has no emotional connection to, and doesn't care about. With actual character development, though, this may change (or it may not, depending on if the viewer actually *likes* the human character).
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DrakynWyrm Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It depends: How well do we know the human?


I tend to prefer the dog, though. :'D
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ARC190 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
said both. I'd rather say it depends, but that option isn't available
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Aquene-lupetta Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
It all depends on many factors ... usually both XD
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trash-san Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
idk usually neither 
im an asshole
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BWpixel Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
depends on how tear jerking the scene is.

usually its the dog.
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Demu11 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
^ this xD
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KaraSkakalac Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Mostly because the dog is usually innocent and the human you could determine that they deserved it or they were mean or something. >.> Not that I am not sad when someone dies, but I am almost always sad when a dog dies. 
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