Breeds

Having a purebred cat or dog goes beyond a matter of taste. It’s very important to know the characteristics of each one in order to give them everything they need. That’s why this section is dedicated to cat and dog breeds.

The Rhodesian Ridgeback: A Brave Dog

The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a most striking dog. This animal isn’t only fast but also quite agile. Today we’d like to tell you all about this breed of dog for you to get to know them. Perhaps you’re considering adopting…

English Bulldog: All About this Breed

The English Bulldog breed originated in the United Kingdom. They used to be the stars of dog fights –a practice fortunately banned since 1835. This dog is, in fact, one of the symbols of this country. Today, we’d like to…

13 Cat Breeds You Didn’t Know Existed

Cats are unpredictable beings and, for some people, rather mysterious. Today, we want to talk to you about some cat breeds you didn’t know existed. There is a special beauty in all these cat breeds you didn’t know existed. Want…

Welsh Corgi: Meet This Cute Dog Breed

The Welsh Corgi, whose name means “dwarf dog” in Welsh, is a breed that originated in the United Kingdom. Some say it goes all the way back to the Visigoths so they’re actually Viking dogs. Of course, they’ve continued to…

Blizzard and Lulu, An Odd But Endearing Couple

In today’s article you can read about Blizzard and Lulu, two very special dogs. The thing is that one is a veritable giant, a Saint Bernard. The other is a diminutive Japanese Spaniel. The two dogs are typical examples of…

Devon Rex, a Cat Who Doesn’t Like to Be Alone

Short curly hair, large pixie ears, an elongated body, and luminous eyes are all physical characteristics of the Devon Rex. This is a cat who particularly loves human company. They’re docile, extroverted, noble and intelligent. If you choose them as…

Cat Fleas: How to Protect Your Cat Against Parasites

Fleas are parasites that live on the bodies of many animals and birds. Their bite can infect the host with dangerous bacteria, causing diseases such as bartonellosis. It’s also fairly common for cats and dogs to be allergic to flea…

Cats Love Their Owners’ Company

Many people think cats are too aloof, too independent and not very affectionate. Felines are often associated with witches and bad luck, especially in our culture. There are even some who actually believe these beautiful animals are treacherous. Yet it’s…

I Love My Cat… But Does My Cat Love Me?

It’s totally normal to ask, “Does my cat love me?” It’s easier to tell with dogs. They’re much more expressive and show their love in many ways. On the other hand, cats are more independent. Although they seek our affection…

The Westphalian Dachsbracke: A Miniature Hunting Dog

This old German breed combines the abilities of large hunting dogs with the versatility of a compact, muscular body. Meet the miniature hunting dog: the Westphalian Dachsbracke! The origins of the Westphalian Dachsbracke This breed is the product of a…

Learn How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth!

Although felines are very hygienic and spend all day licking and grooming themselves, there’s one part of their bodies they can’t wash: their teeth. In addition to normal hygiene, it’s essential that, as a pet owner, you make sure to…

Learn How Cats Can Heal Themselves By Purring

Cats communicate with humans and each other by meowing, growling, snorting and by purring. In addition, different studies also associate many additional benefits to these sounds that they make. Cases where cats communicate by purring When can we see a…

A Concise History of the Domestic Cat

The bond between cats and humans dates back many thousands of years, perhaps even as far back as 7000 B.C. Since then, it would be fair to say we have had a rather turbulent relationship with the humble domestic cat.

The Himalayan Cat: A Cross Between Persian and Siamese

The perfect combination of Siamese and Persian, the Himalayan cat is a strikingly beautiful breed. But beyond their physical appearance, the Himalayan cat’s laid-back temperament and ability to adapt to any situation have made it one of the most popular…

The Norwegian Forest Cat: A Surprisingly Unknown Breed

Even though it’s a gorgeous breed, the Norwegian forest cat is still surprisingly unknown outside of Scandinavia. With a wild appearance and a mild-mannered temperament, this breed also has a fascinating history that makes it even more interesting. The origins and history…