Reasons Why Having A Dog Is Better Than Having A Cat

By Anthony K

The debate concerning the popularity between dogs and cats has been ongoing since time immemorial. However, we all know it’s a dog’s world. Whether you own a dog or appreciate these gorgeous canines from afar, because of allergies or otherwise, you cannot dispute that a dog post truly helps keep the blues at bay.

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Cats are more self-sufficient and, in general, less expensive and demanding pets. On the other hand, dogs are incredibly devoted and easy to train. The only downside is that dogs require more attention and physical activity to release some of their energy.

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Before you adopt a dog, take into account the size of your home. Bigger dogs, like a German Shepherd or a Labrador, require more room and are more expensive to maintain and care for. Some breeds, such as Labradors, Corgis, and Spaniels, are easier to train and have more amiable personality types than others. 

Consider the length of the dog’s fur since those with longer coats will require more frequent maintenance. Although purebreds are desirable, they might have more temperament and health issues. Mixed breed dogs usually suffer fewer health concerns and can be adopted at a lower cost from shelters.

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Cats and dogs aren’t the only animals with varying demeanors and personalities. According to studies, pet parents differ greatly in these aspects as well. Cat owners tend to be timider, less outgoing, and more self-contained. In contrast, dog owners are more gregarious, engaging, and open to new experiences.

Cats and dogs coexisting is not always a prophecy of the end of the world. Despite their substantial differences, these different species can get along reasonably well.