The amount of work, expense and time that switches into having a associate canine varies from dog or cat to family pet, so let's look at different kinds of dogs, and which might be most suitable for you.
So you're thinking about getting a family pet. Perhaps your kids are hounding you for a furry friend. Or maybe there's an area on the sofa that really needs to be filled with a cute bundle of fur. There are so benefits to owning a pet - but - with dog or cat ownership comes a whole lot of responsibility.
Cats are incredibly popular as house animals. Also, they are beautiful, fluffy and affectionate, but much more self-reliant than puppies. Most cats can be left alone all day long (or even over night) without ill-effect. Felines tend to eat much less that pet dogs (apart from the toy variety of dog), plus they don't require twice daily walks, intensive training, or constant guidance. Felines and kittens are a breeze to house-train, too. Just give them a litter-box plus some litter tucked away in a quiet nook of the cellar, and you may rest assured your pet cat will litter coach itself.