Three Ways to express a general statement

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utakata

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a)A dog is a faithful animal.
b)The dog is a faithful animal.
c)Dogs are faithful animals.

I think the three examples share the same basic meaning.
Is there a difference of nuance between them?
 

naomimalan

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All three are correct. No difference in meaning. (C) is less formal than the first two. :-D:-D
 

utakata

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All three are correct. No difference in meaning. (C) is less formal than the first two. :-D:-D

Thanks for the answer naomimalan :)
I'd like to confirm whether b) sounds academic or not.
I've heard that thing from a native.
 
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