Interesting pets articles

Top 10 Most Expensive Cat Breeds in the World

Cats are among the most popular pets in the world. In USA only they are topping the list of total number of owned animals and are close second in the list of the number of owner households. Depending on their rarity and purity their price can vary. Here is the list of most expensive cat [...]


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Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds In The World

Dogs are the most popular pets and their characteristics vary – shape, playfulness, intelligence. One of the most important factors when selecting a breed is smartness, ability to learn new things, to remember. Here is a widely shared list of the most intelligent dogs. 10 Australian Cattle Dog Australian Cattle Dog has a high level [...]


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Top 10 Best Guard Dog Breeds

There are a lot of researches listing the best guard dog breeds. They are not at the same opinion but here is an overall summarized list based on over 10 studies . 10 American Pitbull Terrier The American Pitbull Terrier is a result of experimental crossing of terriers and bulldogs. Although usually an intelligent and [...]


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Articles for cat breeds

Aegean cat

Origin The Aegean Cat is originally from the Cycladic Islands in the Aegean Sea, where they naturally occur. This is believed to be one of the rarest breeds, because it is among the newest breeds. Aegean Cat has only recently begun to be bred systematically. They are much liked for their character and intelligence. In [...]


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Siamese Cat

The History of Siamese Cats It is believed though it is not exactly known that this breed of cats is descendant of the sacred temple cats in Siam now called Thailand. They were called “Moon diamond” in Siam. Legend has it that they keep away evil spirits and bring good luck to their owners and was [...]


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American Bobtail

The History of American Bobtails Legend has it that a cross-breeding between a domestic bobtail and a male tabby cat on an Indian reservation site on the late 1960’s resulted in the American Bobtail. The kitten was found by a couple and cross bred with a long tail female and the resulting offspring laid the foundation [...]


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Articles for dog breeds

Poodle

Overview This ancient breed appears in three varieties: Standard, Miniature, and Toy. The Standard is the oldest. The Poodle was originally developed to be a water dog that retrieved game fowl. Favored by royalty as well as gypsies, this versatile breed was able to master many tasks and trades and maintain a reputation as a [...]


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Mastiff

Overview This ancient breed was primarily used as a guard dog. The Mastiff was favored by nobility as a hunting companion and revered by peasants as a family and livestock protector. They were also used as arena gladiators where they participated in bull, bear, and dog combat. The Mastiff was nearly extinct by the end [...]


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American English Coonhound

Overview The American English Coonhound breed descends from Irish and French breeds brought to America. They were utilized to hunt fox by day and raccoon by night. The original Coonhounds were inadequate when hunting by American standards due to their inability to track quarry in trees. Therefore, the original breed was crossed with the Bloodhound [...]


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