Show MoreThere are many reasons to get a pet. You could choose to get a pet for a companion, or simply to add to your family. Many older folk choose to get a pet after they retire or lose their spouse so they do not feel lonely. Many young couples choose to get a pet before they opt to have children, and many families add a pet to their home for their children. The question is though, what type of pet to get? Do you get a cat, or a dog? Having a dog as a pet over a cat is much more enjoyable and beneficial to your life, specifically because of their behavior, convenience, and loyalty. A dogs behavior is significantly more desirable than a cats. A dog is loving and friendly most of the time and enjoys a good belly rub as a reward. If you try and…show more content…
Owning a dog over a cat is a far greater convenience. A dog is leaps more sociable of an animal than a cat and they are essentially built in security wherever you take them. From sitting on your front porch, to jogging down a trail with your pooch, they are the ultimate protection as their bark scares off anything from raccoons to a threat of a potentially dangerous human. Or, more importantly, a dog can be your eyes if you are blind. Have you ever seen a “seeing eye cat?” Also, if your house catches fire, a dog is far more likely to wake you up and try to get you out, while a cat worries about escaping and protecting itself. Dogs are built in many shapes and sizes, therefore you can always choose one that fits your needs. Dogs need their room depending on their size. Dogs are very beneficial in helping you attain staying healthy. A dog is the perfect companion to that morning jog, or midnight walk to look at the stars, or you could even take him shopping with you for his food at the local pet store. A dog will play fetch on a nice day, and will bring you back your Frisbee if your throw was out of whack. Most importantly, a dog sleeps when you sleep, unlike a cat who will walk across your face at three in the morning. The most enjoyable part of owning a dog over a cat is their loyalty. A dogs loyalty is like no other animal. A dog will come to you when you want its attention, even if he does not
Dogs vs Cats Comparison
This essay will compare and contrast dogs and cats, not as animals – as they are completely different species – but as pets, go through the issues of grooming, caring and feeding those animals. In this essay I would like to highlight my points on the advantages of keeping either cats or dogs and explain how to make a choice that will fit your character.
To start with, let us discuss some similarities between dogs and cats, to understand the common problems that may occur if you keep these pets. Both cats and dogs have fur, therefore require regular combing and washing, if you don’t want to deal with fleas in your house. Both cats and dogs shed, so you will definitely have some problems with cleaning out their hackles. Both of them were domesticated hundreds of years ago, so they got used to living in captivity. The important issue for the breeder is that both cats and dogs nurse their young without significant help from the human. Both cats and dogs can be trained. And last, but not the least – they both bring love and affection to humans, love to sleep with their owners, and are believed to alleviate problems with health.
Dogs used to live in a pack in the wild, thus, they require to be with the pack in captivity, therefore they consider you and your family to be their brood. In the wild the dogs hunt in a company of their kind, and love to outnumber their prey. Dogs are usually extremely playful and want to have a job to do. Dogs love to be petted, and can sit on your lap for hours. Dogs are active during the day and sleep at nights. Dogs are extremely “communicative” and use their body language and barks to express their feelings.
Cats, on the other hand, usually hunt on their own, and do not need any company. Certainly they can live together, although they do not require to be with one another or with anyone else. Usually cats do not want to sit with you, and some of them dislike being held. Cats are active at night, and can sleep all day long. Cats can meow, but they are definitely not as noisy as dogs, and much less expressive with their body language.
Thus, both cats and dogs bring…