Interesting pets articles

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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The Worlds 10 Most Expensive Dog Breeds

There are not one and two researches for the most expensive dog breeds. The list of course changes from year to year. There are various factors making a dog breed expensive – purity of breed, rarity, intelect. Here is a more recent list. Any comments are highly appreciated. 10 Akita An Akita can cost around [...]


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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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Articles for cat breeds

American Curl

History The American Curl cat’s history begins in June 1981 in California, where Joe and Grace Ruga found a stray kitten that had long, silky hair. What was unusual about this kitten was its ears – the tips were curled backwards. This kitten was called Shulamith and all American Curl cats can be traced back [...]


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Oriental Shorthair

Description The Oriental Shorthair is a member of the Siamese family. They can be found in solid colors (white, red, chocolate, cream, ebony, blue, lavender, cinnamon, or fawn), smoke (white undercoat to any of the above except white), shaded (only the hair tips colored), parti-color (red or cream splashes on any of the above), tabby [...]


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Persian

The Persian is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and shortened muzzle. Recent genetic research indicates that present day Persians are related not to cats from the Near East but to cats from Western Europe. The researchers stated, “Even though the early Persian cat may have in fact originated from ancient [...]


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Articles for dog breeds

Papillon

Overview The Papillon originated in the 16th century, a popular lap breed of nobles and aristocracy in Europe. The French translation of Papillon is Butterfly, which they resemble with the white blaze on the forehead as the body, and the fringed ears as the wings. They are quite often considered to be a dainty breed, [...]


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Beauceron

Overview Developed in France during the 1500′s, the Beauceron is a large sheepdog used by farmers to protect cattle, sheep, and family. This breed was used as messengers by the French army during World Wars I and II where they were prized for their abilities in detecting mines, following trails, and following directions. Today, the [...]


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Rottweiler

Overview The Rottweiler has origins that are unknown, however it probably descended from the Italian Mastiff. During the Middle Ages, the Rottweiller was commonly used as a herd dog. The Rottweiler became nearly extinct in the 1800′s, but made a wonderful comeback in the early twentieth century by breeders in Stuttgart. The Rottweiler today is [...]


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