The battle of the sexes is not limited to humans after all.
Some believe that the male dog is more affectionate and easier to train, while the female dog is more aggressive and protective of its owners and puppies.
Well, the truth is that when it comes to dogs and puppies there is no superior sex.
Do male dogs prefer female owners?
While it is not a hard and fast rule, some dogs prefer women to men (and vice-versa). Some dogs prefer soft-spoken voices over loud, booming ones, so some behavioral characteristics like this may be to blame. Submissive breeds who are more used to female company may become alarmed when they encounter a male stranger.
Do female dogs get along better with male dogs?
Most experts agree that, as a rule, male and female dogs get along better than two females or two males. However, that being said, I’ve known many households (including my own) that successfully have two of the same gender dogs without any problems at all.
Does gender matter when getting a second dog?
For starters, Phifer tells WebMD that there are no set rules about good dog matches because all dogs – even within the same breed – are individuals. So it’s not necessarily true that female dogs match well with male dogs, younger dogs or older dogs make better second dogs, or that two puppies always do well together.
Do female cats prefer male owners?
While cats have plenty of male admirers, and vice versa, this study and others reveal that women tend to interact with their cats — be they male or female felines — more than men do.