How do condos and townhouses work?

I'm getting ready to go visit the city I'll be moving to in a few months and have been having trouble finding houses to look at. I'm wondering if a condo or townhouse might work for me since the city seems to have so many. What is the difference between a condo and a townhouse? Are there other people... show more I'm getting ready to go visit the city I'll be moving to in a few months and have been having trouble finding houses to look at. I'm wondering if a condo or townhouse might work for me since the city seems to have so many. What is the difference between a condo and a townhouse? Are there other people living in with you, like roommates? If there is a yard, is it shared? I guess I want to know which parts (including the yard) are yours and which parts are your neighbors.. or however it works. I have a dog who likes to bite so don't know if it would be too "close quarters" for us. Thanks!!
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