A few people prefer cats over dogs and vice versa, but I believe most people that have cats and/or dogs are animal lovers in general and adore all creatures great and small.
Over the last five years, I have adopted three wonderful dogs because my previous partner was severely allergic to cats. One is with him now (Katie), and I now have two new dogs (Finnan and Keira) because it was so hard losing my first dog. I was asked to write my dog adoption story for the blog "From Alone to Home" which promotes and encourages the adoption of homeless animals in shelters. The complete link is: