Pet Breeds

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    By | July 2, 2018 | Blog

    These are tiny dogs with huge personalities. They are a lively and enthusiastic member of the popular Toy dog group. Yorkshire Terriers appeal to a wide range of dog-lovers, thanks to their cute button eyes and soft-to-the-touch, silky coat. Origins and

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    By | May 8, 2018 | Blog

    The Alaskan Malamute is known to be the "Clydesdale" of the great white north. Did you know that the Alaskan Malamute can survive in temperatures of minus 21 degrees celsius, or that George Lucas (famous director of Star Wars and Indiana Jones) was inspired by

  • Calico

    By | February 28, 2018 | Blog

    Calico cats are identified by their tri-coloured coats, Black, Orange and White. Cat lovers are often inquisitive about the calico cat, because of the multi-coloured coat which they exhibit. What makes a cat a "True" calico cat? "Calico" refers to both the

  • Boxer pup

    By | February 28, 2018 | Blog

    The Boxer is an iconic breed of dog known to many, But why the name "Boxer"? Nobody really knows how the name "Boxer" came to be associated with the breed. One of theories is that the name comes from the breed's tendency to play by standing on it's hind legs and

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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”