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If you don't like dogs, there's now a new reason to continue avoiding canis domesticus. New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale have put forth the hypothesis that the care and feeding of a pooch is more environmentally harmful than rolling in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Those shifty, antisocial felines aren't much better, so don't get any more smug than you already are, cat people. One ten-pound feline's care is the same to the environment as a 3300-pound Volkswagen Golf, the theory goes.

If you don't like dogs, there's now a new reason to continue avoiding canis domesticus. New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale have put forth the hypothesis that the care and feeding of a pooch is more environmentally harmful than rolling in a Toyota Land Cruiser. Those shifty, antisocial felines aren't much better, so don't get any more smug than you already are, cat people. One ten-pound feline's care is the same to the environment as a 3300-pound Volkswagen Golf, the theory goes.

America is a nation of dog lovers. Sure, we may be guardians to more cats than dogs, but we will do things for our dogs that might seem silly to others and never give it a second thought. We even take them to the dealership when shopping for a new vehicle because we need to know Fido will be happy with his new chariot, too. In fact, this Tough Pups Gazette article quotes an American Kennel Club study that says nearly half of dog owners take man's best friend into consideration when buying a new

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