Breeds

Breeds

Before poodles became popular pets, they were used for hunting ducks; hence its ability to swim. It was also used in circus acts. Descending from the Barbet, the dog is of European origin; although...

History and Origins of the Sacred Cat of Burma The Sacred Cat of Burma is a cat that, despite its name originates from France. It results from the crossbreeding of a Persian cat and a...

The Dachshund is a breed of dog with German origins, traditionally used in the Middle Ages for hunting badgers, which it chased from their burrows by ferreting underground. Called "bassets" in France because of...

The Golden Retriever - everything you may want to know! A highly popular dog due to its affectionate temperament and its fluffy coat, the Golden Retriever nevertheless needs certain things to be able to flourish....

History and Origins of the Rottweiler Originating from Germany, this breed of dog eventually spread throughout the rest of Europe. Its name comes from a town in Germany called Rottweil, where it arrived along with the...

History and origins of the German Shepherd This dog breed was developed from a seventh century discovery in Germany. A dog noted for keeping control of herds, its shepherd's name comes from that practice. For...

Among the thousands upon thousands of breeds of cats, there exists a select few who develop very particular characteristics. Despite its unique colour as far as cats go, there is nothing particularly exotic about...