Short story where aliens provide a choice of escape from Earth to all the species. All leave except for dogs, which remain with behind with humans.

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    – bobble
    Sep 13 at 15:26
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    This has some similarities with Dodie Smith's The Starlight Barking, but in that book, only dogs are offered the chance to escape, not all species. Sep 13 at 19:04
  • All species? Humans and dogs left on an Earth without plants, fungi, or bacteria? What do they eat?
    – user14111
    Sep 13 at 20:22
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    @user14111 if all species are offered a choice, perhaps we can assume that ‘all’ in this instance means ‘all sentient’?
    – Spagirl
    Sep 13 at 20:58
  • @Spagirl How much difference does sentience make? Most sentient creatures would be incapable of understanding the choice, much less making their wishes known. But it may be different in the fantasy world of the story. I was trying to get the OP to clarify the scope of "sll species".
    – user14111
    Sep 14 at 0:00

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