Australian Shepherds

Breed Spotlight: All About Australian Shepherds

A member of the herding group, Australian Shepherds stand between 18 to 23 inches tall and weigh anywhere from 40 to 65 pounds. Its lifespan is about 12 to 15 years and this is a dog...
unique cat breeds

The 15 Most Unique Cat Breeds

Although many cats seem to be a dime a dozen, certain cats are known for their distinct looks and brilliant personalities. If you ever come across one of these 15 cat breeds, stop to...
pug facts

Why Pugs Are The Best Breed Ever

Pugs are the best creatures that have graced the Earth. That was a bias statement -- not bias because I own a pug, but bias because I am in love with them. Yes, they have... by Melissa

The Truth About Bully Breeds

If you’re considering adopting a dog, and you’re a sucker for the misunderstood, a bully breed may be right for you. Recent press releases and television shows such as "Pit Boss" and "Pitbulls and Parolees"...
scottish fold cats

10 Weird (But Cute) Facts About Scottish Fold Cats

Scottish Fold are some of the most popular cats and are seriously awesome Their buggy eyes and tiny ears are cool, but they also have a lot of weird (but cute) traits. It's no secret that they're adorable, but... - by Stephen Bowler

Best Apartment Dogs

Adding a dog to your family and your lifestyle often fills a void but choosing the right pet takes considerable research and thought. When living in small spaces such as a condo or apartment,...
Can You Teach An Old Ferret New Tricks?

Can You Teach An Old Ferret New Tricks?

They say you cannot teach an old dog new tricks, but how about an old ferret? Can you teach an old ferret new tricks or any tricks for that matter? Basic Training Ferrets are considered to...
Calm dog breeds

The Calmest Dog Breeds

It’s great having a pet that is on your same temperament. When it comes to dogs, it's easy to assume that they will all be high-energy pups, but that's not always the case. Here are...
Hedgehog as pet

3 Exotic Pets – Skunk, Tarantula, Hedgehog

  Would you consider adopting an exotic pet? Some of us just like to be a little more exotic when we choose our companions. There is nothing wrong with wanting a pet that’s a little different...
Do White Rats Make Good Pets

Do White Rats Make Good Pets?

Do white rats make good pets? Believe it or not, they've been compared to cats and dogs in terms of companionship. White rats enjoy and benefit from frequent handling and attention from their owners. Rats are...
German Shepherds facts

Breed Spotlight: 15 Facts About German Shepherds

German Shepherds are incredible dogs. For many who aren't German Shepherd owners, knowledge on the breed doesn't go far beyond knowing that they are typically used as police dogs. But there's much more to German...
Best Dogs for first time owners

The Best Dogs for First Time Dog Owners

Picking the Right Breed for You Are you thinking of getting a dog? As an aspiring first time dog owner, the first thing you should do is decide WHY you want them in the first place. Do you want a...

Breed Spotlight: Falling in Love with a Shar-Pei

The Chinese Shar-Pei is one of the most popular Asian imports for dog breeds. Part of the Non-Sporting Group, the Shar-Pei stands no more than 20 inches tall and usually weighs between 40 and...

Exotic Pet Ownership Is On The Rise

We're experiencing a rise in exotic pet ownership. This is because many animal lovers are looking to adopt pets beyond the usual cats, dogs, fish, birds, and hamsters. In fact, a National Geographic article on...
pomeranian facts

8 Reasons Why Pomeranians Are The BEST

Pomeranians are one of the cutest little pups to graze this Earth and make one of the best apartment freely dogs. They're also one of the fluffiest. As if their cuteness wasn't enough to...
Goliath Bird eater spider

The Most Exotic Animals In The World

The word "exotic" is used in a number of ways but most certainly as a classification for animals. But what makes them exotic? It has to do characteristics! Take a peek at the some...
Ukrainian Levkoy Kittens

8 Of The Strangest Looking Cat Breeds

Strangest Cat Breeds The number of unique cat breeds is approximately 100.  While all cats have the same general characteristic and behaviors, some just naturally stand out from the crowd. Here is the top eight strangest looking...
greyhound, greyhound adoption

How to Adopt a Rescue Greyhound

There's no dog quite as striking as a greyhound. They are beautiful and sleek dogs, genetically engineered to run. If you've ever seen one at the dog park or in normal day to day...


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