So, you are probably asking, what are the drawbacks? Canines and puppies need a lot of attention, time and training, not forgetting food, accessories, pet medications and veterinary care. If your loved ones is on an extremely tight budget, or just is too occupied to give your dog the face-time it requires, a dog may well not be the best choice. If you're considering your dog or dog as your family pet, be sure you can afford its' keep, and that you have enough time to spend training, going out and playing with your dog.
There are a few minuses as it pertains to cat ownership, however. Quite a few people suffer from allergies to pet cat dander, which can make it difficult to be around cats. Cats, by nature, like to sharpen their claws. Many a kitty has been known to damage living room furniture using their claws, although a pet cat scratching post will often provide as a good option for the pet cat.