Pet Breeds

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    By | November 30, 2017 | Blog

    The Maine Coon is known as one of the largest domestic breeds of cat in the world. The Maine Coon breed has also been called the "Great Dane" of all cat breeds, a gentle giant. The largest Maine Coon ever recorded was named Stewie who measured 123 cm from

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    By | October 20, 2017 | Blog

    Known as the worlds largest lap dog, the Great Dane is a regal and "Gentle Giant". Great Danes are among the world’s tallest dog breeds, standing in at 71 to 92 centimetres tall. They also come in 6 coat colour varieties including Black, Blue, White and Black,

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    By | September 30, 2017 | Blog

    His devotion and courage are unmatched. German Shepherds are working dogs originally bred for herding and guarding sheep in the hills and valleys of Germany. The German Shepherd's strength, intelligence and trainability is what makes them a preferred breed for

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    By | August 31, 2017 | Blog

    The Border Collie is one of the most intelligent of all dog breeds. The Border Collie has been around since the 19th century. It was bred from the Landrace Collie which was used for herding, and was primarily found in the British Isles. Humans in Britain first

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    By | July 25, 2017 | Blog

    The Dachshund is one of the most recognisable & most popular dog breeds. The Dachshund packs a whole lot of personality into a tiny body, along with curiosity and boldness. The name Dachshund comes from the German word “Dachs” meaning “badger”

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    By | June 14, 2017 | Blog

    Over the past century rats have gained popularity as pets. For many people the idea of keeping a rat as a pet is a frightening thought. The truth is rats are some of the friendliest and easiest to train pets available. Rats are social animals by nature and make

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    By | May 22, 2017 | Blog

    Also known as the ringneck parakeet (Psittacula krameri) This bird is fast becoming one of the most popular of all parakeet species to have as a pet and as such they are readily available for purchase. Ringnecks have been kept in captivity since 200 B.C.,

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    By | April 18, 2017 | Blog

    The Scottish fold gets its name from its folded ears, an 'easy to spot' characteristic. Often new cat breeds are discovered from natural mutations. This is particularly true of the Scottish Fold whose heritage can be traced back to a single feline named "Susie" who

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    By | March 22, 2017 | Blog

    These dogs are bred to be companions and find their homes in the laps of their owners. Smaller dogs make up what is known as the "toy" breeds. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of the largest of these "toy" breeds and while a fantastic companion pet,