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4 Reasons Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

You’ve probably been asked at some point in your life if you’re a dog or cat person. Some say they love both, while others express they can’t stand the other. But if you had to live with only one, which would you choose? Let’s explore some reasons why dogs may be better than cats, because the ongoing war of which animals is better has been going on for too long.


1. Dogs are loyal

Whether you have a small or a larger dog, it will do its best to protect and guard your home when confronted with intruders or strange noises—with a simple bark. Even a small feisty pup is brave enough to scare off nasty strangers with its high-pitched bark and growls. No one wants to be bitten by a canine! Cats on the other hand prefer to run far away from a menacing situation or simply hide instead of putting up a brave front.


2. Dogs just wanna have fun

There’s only so much “play time” you can do with your cat. They’ll play with a string or ball toy, but it’s almost like they’re humoring you because it looks like they’re chasing it. On the other hand, dogs LOVE to play. It’s often interactive play, such as fetching with a ball or disc or even tug-of-war. Also, if your dog gets along with other dogs you can even set up play dates with other pups.


3. Dogs make life worth living, even when we get old

It’s tough getting old. After retirement, elderly people may feel that their everyday lives lack substance. Dogs, which require a secure time for walks and meals, can help bridge a gap and help develop a sense of purpose.


4. It’s Simper to Train Dogs

Treats! Dog love an edible prize and all the praise they get from their owners after a job well done! In addition, training sessions offer mental stimulation to your canine and this aspect is as important as physical activity. Your dogs will enjoy learning command like sit, stay, lie down, roll over, etc. The reward reinforcement approach works well with dogs and gets them to learn new commands and tricks.

Taylor is a Junior studying journalism with a Spanish minor at Auburn University, and after graduation plans to attend law school to pursue a career in fim focusing on legal affairs. In addition, Taylor is also a member of the Kappa Upsilon chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. When she isn't doing school work, she enjoys binge watching Grey's Anatomy, working out, and shopping. Some of her favorite things include traveling, going to concerts, and going out with her line sisters.
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