Interesting pets articles

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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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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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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Articles for cat breeds

American Wirehair

History The first American Wirehair cat breed came from a litter of 6 kittens born in Verona, New York. The kitten had a short, wiry coat and even his whiskers were crimped. The litter’s parents were normal domestic shorthairs. A local cat breeder by the name of Joan O’Shea who saw the kitten, realized that [...]


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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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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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Articles for dog breeds

Chihuahua

Overview The Chihuahua is the smallest of all breeds and has the distinction of being the oldest breed in America. They were named after the Chihuahua region in Mexico. It is believed that this breed descended from ancient breed that was larger in size and highly prized by Aztec royalty. The Chihuahua of today has [...]


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Doberman Pinscher

Overview Originating in Germany during the 1860s, the Doberman Pinscher was used as a personal guardian and watchdog, vermin eradicator, sheep herder, and gun-dog. Developed by Louis Dobermann, this breed is one of a few to be named after an actual person. This noble and proud breed served heroically during both World Wars and is [...]


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Belgian Malinois

Overview Protective, strong, and territorial, the Belgian Malinois is great for working or obedience training. Used at times as a watchdog, this breed is very alert, loyal, yet very loving. This breed needs to be entertained or will become destructive. Displays herding behavior. Character A working breed that needs a job to do. Very energetic, [...]


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