A cat gets a treat for being cute, a dog gets a treat for doing a trick. One requires effot, who's the stupid one now?
Uh.... The one that doesn't just get treats given to them for being the obvious superior beings? I'm not advocating for cats, but hedgehogs use their powers of mental dominion to force their human slaves into submission, so they can dedicate their incredible mental energies elsewhere, while the dogs need to provide simple entertainment. *shrug* Every animal has its place.
Case and point: Hedgehog using its powers of mind control to fascinate its human slave into providing food: