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10 Differences Between Cats and Dogs

Posted: 11/22/11 08:15 AM ET

Because dogs and cats are the two most common companion animals, and because both species walk on all fours and are covered with fur (most of them, anyway), there's a tendency among humans to think they are more similar than they really are.

10 Interesting Differences Between Cats and Dogs

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Dogs can be trained quickly, some in a matter of minutes, to obey basic commands like "come" and "sit."

Most cats are difficult if not impossible to train to respond to directives.
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Dr. Karen Becker is a proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian. You can visit her site at: MercolaHealthyPets.com.

Her goal is to help you create wellness in order to prevent illness in the lives of your pets. This proactive approach seeks to save you and your pet from unnecessary stress and suffering by identifying and removing health obstacles even before disease occurs. Unfortunately, most veterinarians in the United States are trained to be reactive. They wait for symptoms to occur, and often treat those symptoms without addressing the root cause.

By reading Dr. Becker's information, you'll learn how to make impactful, consistent lifestyle choices to improve your pet's quality of life.