Oh my, I am starting to feel a little over whelmed by all the choices!!
What I wanted was the digital SLR type, but my funding won't allow that at this time!!
So far I have considered
1) Canon Powershot Digital S2-1S
2) Sony Cybershot DSC-H1
3) Kodak Easyshare DX7590
They all have at 5MP or higher. The first 2 are a little higher than what I had planned on spending but there are ways to help lower the cost. The size of the camera really isn't a big deal to me. I would like to be able to print off at least 8X10 photos, maybe a bit larger. And zooming capabilities is important for me too.
Never mind the dogs, beware of the owner!!!