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Dogs > Cats, Says Poll

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The Associated Press joined forces with to find out which pet was more popular. Dogs won, overwhelmingly. "74 percent of people like dogs a lot, and only 41 percent like cats a lot," the newswire reported. And just to be a factoid nerd, let's remember that Chihuahuas named Princess are the most common name-breed combo found in Los Angeles County, according to LA Times' dog database.