A: I prefer dogs to cats. I think dogs are friendlier.
B: Dogs are not friendly! When I was little, I was chased by a pack of dogs: the way they bared their fangs at me was terrifying! Even now, I still haven’t got over the psychological trauma.
A: Cats can be scary, too! I have a friend who has a dog and a cat, and the dog is petrified of the cat.
Photo: Paul Cooper, Taipei Times 照片：台北時報記者古德謙
B: That’s not the same. You only hear about people being mauled to death by dogs, you never hear stories about cats mauling humans to death.
A: That’s probably because some people are cruel to dogs, and make them think that all people are nasty, so when they see humans they bite them out of self-defense.
（Translated by Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱）
Bared their fangs
Literally, to pull back the lips covering the fangs so that they are exposed, in a sign of aggressive intent. With humans, you can say “bare their teeth.”
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