Interesting pets articles

Choosing a dog

There are several questions you have to think about before buying a dog.   Which will be more suitable for your home -small, middle-sized or big dog? Do you have the time and patience for caring over a long-haired dog, or you would prefer  a short-haired dog, which need brushing twice a week? Do you have [...]


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10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are among the most popular pets in the world, but which is the most popular dog breed. Most sources share the same list of dogs referring to the American Kennel Club. Here is the list: 10 Shih Tzu DNA analysis placed the ancestors of today’s Shih Tzu breed in the group of “ancient” breeds [...]


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10 Most Popular Cat Breeds in The World

sphynx

Here are the top 10 breeds that you can choose from. 10. The Sphynx The so called “Hairless cat” is a rare breed of cat known for its lack of a coat, which makes the cat quite warm to the touch. Sphynxes are known for their extroverted behavior. They display a high level of energy, [...]


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Articles for cat breeds

Sphynx

The Sphynx is a rare breed of cat known for its lack of a coat. The contemporary Mutant breed of Sphynx started in 1966, in Roncesvalles, Toronto when a hairless kitten named Prune was born. The kitten was mated with its mother (backcrossing), which produced one more naked kitten. Characteristics The Sphynx appears to be [...]


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Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is a breed of domestic cat with a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills. It is one of the oldest natural breeds in North America, specifically native to the state of Maine, where it is the official State Cat. History The generally-accepted theory among breeders is that the Maine Coon is [...]


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Birman

History There is a legend around the Birman cat breed which tells of the Birman being raised by Kittah priests in their temple in Burma (now Myanmar). The temple had a golden statue of a goddess who presided over the passage of souls. The statue had sapphires for eyes. In this temple a hundred pure [...]


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Articles for dog breeds

Labrador Retriever

Overview Labrador Retriever is among the oldest of the modern recognized breeds, originating in Newfoundland during the 1700s. It is a popular family pet mainly because of its versatility and endless positive attributes. Character The Labrador Retriever is strong, athletic, middle-sized and well balanced. They are very friendly, outgoing, and have a sweet personality. Two [...]


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Chinese Crested

Overview A very popular breed, the Chinese Crested is sweet, lively and affectionate. Both varieties vary in outer characteristics, but have similar personalities. An intelligent and entertaining dog, the Chinese Crested loves to climb and dig holes. The hairless does best in warmer climates, while the Powderpuff is partial to both. Character Rarely barking or [...]


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Shih Tzu

Overview The Shih Tzu is often referred to as a “small lion”. They originated in Tibet, but are most associated with China where they were highly revered as a palace pet and prized companion. The Shih Tzu is an active, happy, and affectionate breed. Character The Shih Tzu is small, sturdy, and intelligent. They carry [...]


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