10 Cold-Weather Dog BreedsThese pooches can weather the storm.
10 of the Best Cat Breeds for DogsFriendly felines for fido.
5 Things You Didn't Know about Shiba InusJapanese dog breed is more than a cute face.
9 Irish Dog BreedsNot all of these lucky canines are well known.
Abyssinian Cats Active cats with active personalities.
Aegean CatsGreek feline calls the islands home.
AffenpinschersMonkey dog makes an impression.
Afghan HoundsAncient hunter.
African Grey ParrotsMore than just a pet bird.
Airedale TerriersModern day canine heroes.
Akita DogsThe geat Japanese dog.
Alaskan MalamutesLarge breed is a sought-after family dog.
Amazon ParrotsA favorite amongst bird lovers.
American Bobtail CatsAmerican bobtail cats are friendly and intelligent, and are great family cats.
American Curl CatsAccidental breed is all American.
American English CoonhoundActive family companion.
American Eskimo DogsBreed not really linked to Eskimos.
American Foam TerriersCelebrated breed is ideal forever pet.
American FoxhoundsSinging hound dog is top choice for hunters and families.
American Pit Bull TerriersProper training, loving care bring out breed's gentle nature.
American Shorthair CatsA family favorite.
American Water SpanielsRare breed is devoted family member.
American Wirehair CatsThese curiously furry cats are a national treasure.
Anatolian ShepherdsTurkish dog is superb guardian.
Australian Cattle DogsHeeler has wild roots.
Australian KelpiesIs working dog part dingo?
Australian Mist CatsFriendly feline from down under.
Australian ShepherdsAll-American working dog.
Balinese CatsLong-haired Siamese is not from Bali.
Ball PythonsPopular pets for first-time snake owners.
Basenji DogsThe "barkless" yodeler.
Basset HoundsA hunter is born.
BeaglesThese howlers make good friends.
Bearded ColliesScottish herder is family oriented.
Beauceron DogsFrench guardian adapts to home and field.
Belgian MalinoisHardworking people pleaser.
Bengal CatsWild-looking but domesticated.
Bernese Mountain DogsAlpine breed is ideal for families.
Bichon Frise DogsGood things come in small packages.
Birman CatsSacred cats with personality.
BloodhoundsThe Sherlock of dogs.
Blue Lacy DogsA Texas original.
Bombay Cats“Parlor Panther” has an exotic appeal.
Border ColliesA devoted working dog.
Border TerriersOn the hunt to please.
Boston TerriersThese energetic pups will keep you on your toes.
Boxer DogsA playful, curious breed that lives up to its name.
British ShorthairThe bulldog of the cat world.
Brittany SpanielsBird dog is actually a setter.
Brussels GriffonSmall dog, big personality.
Bull MastiffsGamekeeper’s night dog is loyal to the core.
Bull TerriersGladiators of the canine race.
BulldogsNotorious droolers are family favorites.
Burmese CatsThailand’s “splendid” feline.
Burmilla CatsThe accidental breed.
Cairn TerriersA big little dog.
California Spangled Cats“House-leopard” bred for a cause.
CanariesCanaries are a top choice for bird owners.
Cane Corso DogsItalian import wows American families.
Chartreux CatsThis rare breed is known as the blue cat of France.
Chesapeake Bay RetrieversWater-loving dog is loyal family companion.
Chihuahua DogsPopular choice of pup by many.
Chinese Crested DogsHairless breed has mysterious history.
Choosing the Right Dog BreedTips for picking the perfect pup.
Chow Chow DogsChinese breed is one of the oldest.
Cocker SpanielsBird dog at heart.
Cornish Rex CatsThe "Greyhound" of cats.
Cymric CatsIs tail-challenged bred just a long-haired Manx?
Dachshunds“Hot dog” is really a hound.
Dalmatian DogsThese ‘firehouse dogs’ have a heroic history.
Devon Rex CatsBig Ears, big heart and a big personality.
Doberman PinschersGermany’s guardian now international family dog.
Egyptian Mau CatsAncient spotted breed is truly unique.
Exotic Shorthair CatsExotic cats are the nation's most popular cat breed.
Fox TerriersEnglish breed is full of surprises.
German Shepherd DogsCo-worker, family companion and guardian.
German Shorthaired PointersWorking dog is also excellent family companion.
Golden RetrieversGolden retrievers top the list of must-have dogs.
Great DanesA gentle giant with a rich history.
GreyhoundsRacing into the homes and hearts of families.
Havana Brown CatsA fanciful hybrid.
Havanese DogsCuban import makes ideal family pet.
Himalayan CatsBlue-eyed wonder.
Icelandic SheepdogsA large dog in a small dog's body.
Irish SettersA bow-wow beauty, inside and out.
Irish TerriersAn adventurous pup fit for the city or the suburbs.
Irish WolfhoundsAncient dog breed will surprise you.
Japanese Bobtail CatsAncient street cat is a legend.
Javanese CatsRare breed is not Indonesian.
Korat CatsThailand’s “good luck cat”.
Labradoodle DogsNew dog "breed" gains popularity.
Labrador RetrieversA favorite breed.
LaPerm CatsCurly-haired breed is all American.
Leonberger DogsGermany's "Leo the lion".
Maine Coon CatsMaine Coons the third most popular cat breed.
Maltese DogsAncient breed still top choice.
Manx CatsThe cat for dog people.
Miniature SchnauzersA big favorite.
Munchkin CatsShort-legged breed exceeds expectations.
Nebelung CatsNew breed is sweet natured companion.
Newfoundland DogsA name rooted in history.
Norfolk TerriersSmall but fearless.
Norwegian Forest CatsCold-climate cat is a family favorite.
OcicatsWild-looking cat is tame family pet.
Oriental CatsA popular breed amongst families and singles.
Pembroke Welsh CorgisA big dog in a small body.
Persian CatsPersian cats the most popular feline breed.
Peterbald CatsRussian feline is a family favorite .
PoodlesPerky, personable and popular dogs for all ages.
Portuguese Water DogsThe nation’s "First Dog" is an in-demand breed.
PugsA worldly favorite.
Ragdoll CatsAffectionate blue-eyed beauties.
Rhodesian RidgebacksSouth African lion hunter is lovable and mischievous.
Rottweiler DogsGermany’s “Rottie” is family oriented.
Russian Blue CatsA favorite amongst royals and commoners.
Saluki Dogs"Singing" hound is world's oldest dog breed.
Samoyed DogsThe smiley dog.
Scottish Fold CatsWell-known for its unusual ears.
Selkirk Rex CatsCurly-haired breed Has unique qualities.
Shar-Pei DogsAncient "wrinkled" breed from China.
Shiba InusJapanese wonder is ancient breed.
Shih Tzu DogsFirst favored by Chinese royals.
Siamese CatsCats with purrsonality.
Siberian CatsIs Russian cat hypoallergenic?
Siberian HuskiesAn original sled dog.
Singapura CatsPopular breed despite controversy over origin.
Snowshoe CatsRare breed has Siamese origins.
Somali Cats“Fox cat” is playful companion.
Sphynx CatsThe accidental breed.
St. Bernard DogsAlpine rescues are breed’s claim to fame.
Staffordshire Bull TerriersEngland’s “Staffy” is big-hearted.
Sussex SpanielsA winning breed in more ways than one.
Teacup PigsExotic pet may outgrow owners’ expectations.
Tibetan MastiffsAre these dogs worth a million dollar price tag?
Tonkinese CatsEasygoing cat has complicated past.
Top 10 Cat BreedsWhich feline is purr-fect for you?
Top 10 Dog BreedsAKC names 2011’s popular pooches.
Top 10 Dogs Breeds 2008AKC names 2008’s popular pooches.
Tortoiseshell Cats"Money" cats are good luck for some.
Turkish Angora CatsA national treasure.
Vizsla DogsHungarian hunter.
WeimaranersThe gray ghost.
Welsh TerriersBritish breed is their oldest.
West Highland White TerriersSmall, sharp and speedy .
WhippetsA "poor man's greyhound."
Yorkshire TerriersA brave beauty.
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