Dogs: Generally require more time and attention than cats. They need regular walks, playtime, and training. Cats: Can be more independent and self-sufficient, requiring less active playtime.
Dogs: Typically have higher energy levels and need daily physical activity. They are great companions for active individuals who enjoy walks, hikes, and playtime. Cats: Can be content with less exercise but still enjoy playtime and interactive toys. Some breeds are even quite energetic.
Dogs: Generally known for their loyalty and affection, often showering their owners with love and attention. Cats: Can be more independent and subtle in their affection but still bond deeply with their owners and show love through purring, head bumps, and cuddles.
Dogs: Generally require a higher initial investment due to the cost of food, toys, training, and potentially more frequent vet visits. Cats: Typically require less financial investment as they are smaller, eat less, and may need less medical attention.
Dogs: Larger breeds need more space to roam and play, while smaller breeds may be more adaptable to smaller living areas. Cats: Generally require less space and can be happy in apartments or small homes.