Who’s Smarter: Cat Owners or Dog Owners?

Who’s Smarter: Cat Owners or Dog Owners?

Cat owners are statistically more likely to have a college degree than dog owners. In fact, households with at least one degree-holder are about 1.5 times more likely to own a cat than a dog. Despite the education level of their owners, dogs are actually better at reasoning than cats, according to some tests. More…

Why Do Dogs Chase Cats?

Why Do Dogs Chase Cats?

Dogs chase cats for multiple reasons, including instinct, boredom, annoyance and bad moods and protection of their space, possessions or owner. People often can teach them not to engage in this behavior using positive reinforcements, although it does take a big time commitment. The breed of the animal affects their tendencies and is a consideration…

How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Dog?

How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Dog?

Raising a dog, assuming an average life span of 14 years, can cost anywhere between about $4,300 U.S. Dollars (USD) for very basic care to $38,905 USD for super-pampered pets. On average, a well-cared for dog will cost about $12,500 USD to raise. The average figures don’t take into account serious illnesses requiring expensive surgeries,…