Q:Wouldn't be great if you combined The Birds with Godzillla?
A: No, as the survivors of the 2010 London Gullzilla attack will tell you.
Now you realize that you aren't on the Planet of the Apes, but rather you are in some strange backwards world where people act like they are dominant over apes.
Those dogs are that child's parents. He's a modern day Romulus (or perhaps Remus).