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A Boy's Best Friend is a 1975 short story written by Isaac Asimov.

Part of the Robot series, it was first published in Boys' Life, March 1975, by The Boy Scouts of America. It was later collected in The Complete Robot in 1982.


Ten-year-old Jimmy enjoys his robotic-dog. When he was offered to replace his pet robot with a real dog, he asks such deep questions that made his father ponder. When Jimmy's affection toward his robot exceeded the expectations, the robot is overwhelmed by it and reciprocates joyfully.

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List of short stories by Isaac Asimov