Whippet

Dog Breed Guides

THE WHIPPET..




The Whippet originated from the U.K and is part of the UKC, Sighthound Group and the AKC Hound Group. This breed first came about more than 100 years ago and was bred in the late 19th century. Initially used for racing, these dogs are great in ...

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Shiba Inu

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THE SHIBA INU..




The Shiba Inu, also known as the Shiba Ken, originated from Japan. It is one of Japan’s most popular and oldest dog breeds. They were bred to hunt wild boar and small game using their keen sight and smell abilities in the rugged mountains...

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Vizsla

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THE VIZSLA..




The Vizsla, also known as the Hungarian Vizsla, originated from Hungary. In fact, ancestors can be traced all the way back to the 10th century, where they were the favorite hunting dogs of the Magyar tribes that lived in the Pannonian Basin. Re...

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Saint Bernard

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THE SAINT BERNARD..





The Saint Bernard belongs to the AKC Working Dog Group and the UKC Guardian Dog Group. This breed originated from Switzerland and was bred by Swiss monks during the seventeenth century.
Brief History
The Saint Bernard was bred by hospice mo...

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Dachshund

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THE DACHSHUND..




The Dachshund originated during the sixteenth century and is believed to be related to the Basset Hound and a terrier breed. The word “Dachshund” is German and means “badger dog,” since they were bred to dig into badger ...

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French Bulldog

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THE FRENCH BULLDOG..





The French Bulldog, also known as the Bouledogue Francais, or Frenchie, looks like a miniature Bulldog. The Frenchie originated from France, and was bred from miniature Bulldogs as a companion dog. This is a muscular and heavily boned breed, ...

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Bullmastiff

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THE MASTIFF..




The Mastiff, also known as the Old English Mastiff is believed to have originated from the Tibetan Mastiff. This is an ancient dog breed that was developed for guarding and fighting. The Tibetan Mastiff and Neapolitan Mastiff are examples of th...

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Cat Breed Guides

THE DEVON REX CAT..




The Devon Rex is a cat that always delights in the company of its favorite person. Although small in size, they always want to be part of the activities going on. This is an ideal pet for lively families and environments.

Brief History
The ...

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THE AMERICAN SHORTHAIR CAT

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THE AMERICAN SHORTHAIR CAT..




The American Shorthair is a domesticated cat breed that originated in Europe, and was brought over by early settlers. This cat breed was a ratter used to protect cargo on ships from mice. This is a pedigreed cat breed that is accepted by all No...

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THE BRITISH SHORTHAIR CAT

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THE BRITISH SHORTHAIR CAT..




The British Shorthair is an ancient cat breed that originated from the U.K. It is thought that this cat breed dates as far back as the first century AD. Historians believed that the Egyptians took domesticated Egyptians cats to the U.K, resulti...

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