Dogs offer more unconditional love, attention and excitement at your return.
Dogs are more obedient and eager to please, making training easier.
Dogs actively engage with you. Cats are often more observant than interactive.
Dogs enjoy petting while cats don't always like to be touched.
Dogs love to play, fetch, catch and romp more than cats.
Dogs have stronger protective instincts and make better guard animals.
Dogs tolerate child antics. Cats may become annoyed or lash out.