Maybe you'd like to make your own family crest. Why not, right? (They had to come from somewhere.) And why not work your beloved family pet in there? Let's see if the ancient standards of heraldry equate your dear critter with the qualities you desire to advertise.
At this page, I learned that:
Dog = Courage, vigilance, and loyalty
Cat = Liberty, vigilance, forecast, and courage
Squirrel = Lover of the woods
Rabbit (also called Conie) = One who enjoys a peaceable and retired life
Should you happen to have a pet rhino, that's = ferocious when aroused.
I laughed out loud when I came to the definition of Woman = Various meanings. You best believe it!
Have a look at your options courtesy of the page by Fleur-De-Lis Designs. This is an extensive subject and I reserve the right to look at it more tomorrow.