Collie

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In the 1950s television series Lassie, you knew that the Collie would come to the rescue, whether Timmy was trapped in an abandoned mine or had fallen into a well. After all, the star of this long-running show wasn’t just any dog. She was Lassie, a Collie dog. To be sure, the adventures of Timmy and Lassie are fun to [...]

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Chow Chow

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With his deep-set eyes and large head, accentuated by a mane of hair, the Chow Chow (Chow for short) is an impressive-looking dog. His looks might make you think he’s mean or ill-tempered, but a well-bred and well-raised Chow isn’t aggressive. Instead, it’s said that the Chow combines the nobility of a lion, the drollness of a panda, the appeal [...]

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Alaskan Husky

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The Alaskan husky is a type, or a category of dog. It is not considered a pure breed because there is no preferred type of and no restriction as to ancestry; it is defined only by its purpose, which is that of a highly efficient sled dog.[1] The Alaskan Husky is a blend of various Nordic breeds, chosen particularly for [...]

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Persian cats

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As the dusty desert caravans wound their way westward from Persia and Iran, it is supposed that secreted among the rare spices and jewels on the basket-laden camels was an even more precious cargo, an occasional longhair cat. They were called Persian for their “country of origin,” but hieroglyphic references as early as 1684 B.C. shroud forever their exact beginnings. [...]

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British Shorthairs

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Compared to most shorthair breeds, British Shorthairs are relatively calm cats when they mature. They are easygoing in nature and talk infrequently. Very affectionate, they become quite attached to the people they own. British Shorthairs are easily trained and very adaptable. They seem to get along well with all human members of the household, regardless of age, but are usually [...]

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Exotic Cat

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The Exotic Shorthair is a breed of cat developed to be a shorthaired version of the Persian. The Exotic Shorthair is similar to the Persian in many ways, including temperament and conformation,[citation needed] with the exception of the short dense coat. It has even inherited many of the Persian’s health problems . The Persian was used as an outcross secretly [...]

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