What are Abiotic & Biotic Factors?
An Abiotic factor is a nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that influences or affects an ecosystem and the organisms in it:
A Biotic Factor is a living thing, as an animal or plant, that influences or affects an ecosystem.
The term biotic means living or having lived. Examples of biotic factors would include a frog, a leaf, a dead tree, or a piece of wood.
The term abiotic means non-living, or never having lived. Examples of abiotic factors would include air, water, soil, sunlight, temperature
Puppies are living things so they are Abotic Factors. Plants are not so Boitic Factors