Interesting pets articles

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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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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History of cats

Miacis The history of cats begins about 60 million yeasr ago with the weasel-like Miacis. It is believed that this small predator is an ancestor of all now living predators, including dogs, bears, polecats and so on. About 10 million years later the Dinictis appeared – the earlies cat’s ancestor , that looked exactly like [...]


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Articles for cat breeds

Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. Developed by controversial American breeder Ann Baker, it is best known for its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. The name “Ragdoll” is derived from the [...]


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Bengal

History The Bengal cat breed is a perfect example of man’s need to breed a domestic cat that has the look of a wild jungle cat. In the 1960′s, there was an accidental mating between and Asian Leopard Cat and a black, shorthaired domestic cat at Jean Sugden’s home in California. She made no further [...]


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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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Articles for dog breeds

Bichon Frise

Overview The Bichon Frise is a gentle mannered breed that originated in the 13th century. They are versatile, hardy, and intelligent. The Bichon Frise was a favorite of French Royalty and today enjoys popularity as a companion pet or show dog. Character The Bichon Frise is lively and animated. They adore being part of a [...]


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Poma-Poo – Pomapoo

Overview The Pomapoo is created by the crossing of two breeds: Pomeranian and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as a “designer dog” and have become popular companions. Character The ideal Pomapoo is sturdy, bold, and strong. They possess prominent and inquisitive facial features and are well-proportioned in appearance. Temperament Affectionate, loyal, and loving, the [...]


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Boston Terrier

Overview As their name implies, this breed was developed in Boston, Massachusetts. Originally weighing up to 44 pounds, the Boston Terrier was bred down from the bull and terrier pit-fighting breeds. This breed has the distinction of being the first non-sporting dog to be bred in America. Character The Boston Terrier is compact, sturdy, and [...]


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