Rat Terrier Dogs 101- Animal Facts

Rat Terrier Dogs 101- Animal Facts

The Rat Terrier is a relatively new breed but during his short history, the Rat Terrier has proven himself to be a versatile, multipurpose dog with a playful, happy-go-lucky attitude. He is an all-in-one dog — able to do virtually anything. And he is a loyal friend and family companion.

He is athletic and agile, loves to play, and has a special passion for chasing balls. There is far more to know about the Rat Terrier than his endearing Rattie ears! Let’s get to know him.

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Border Terriers Dogs 101 (Starring Maisy the Border Terrier) - Animal Facts

Border Terriers Dogs 101

Meet Maisy. Maisy is a Border Terrier. For most of her breed’s existence, the Border Terrier has been unknown, and her people prefer that she stay that way if it means protecting her from the ravages of popularity.

She’s intelligent, loyal, fearless, loving, and determined, and about as aggravating as any dog can be.

The Border Terrier may well be one of the oldest terriers in Great Britain, but for many of you, this may be the first you’ve heard of her. Let’s get to know this spunky little pest.

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Exotic Shorthair Cats 101- Animal Facts

Exotic Shorthair Cats 101

Love the Persian’s sweet, docile personality, but maybe not so in love with all the fur? The endearing Exotic is a peaceful, easygoing companion who will be content to quietly follow you around and sit in your lap for petting whenever you give him the chance.

A Persian in a Petticoat is a common phrase used to describe the Exotic Shorthair, as well as the “Lazy Man’s Persian.”

He’s a relatively new breed, but in that short time, his adorable face and charming demeanor have brought him into the hearts and homes of many a cat lover. Let’s get to know this friendly, flat-faced feline.

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dogs 101 akita inu

Japanese Akita Inu Dogs 101

The Akita Inu is a big, bold, beautiful dog with a distinctly powerful appearance. He’s large with a noble and intimidating presence. Yet, he’s intelligent, affectionate and quite loyal.

From royal guardian to a therapy dog, the Akita Inu does not back down from a challenge and has both the brain and the brawn to face any that come his way. Let’s get to know our confident, rugged friend.

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Dogs 101 Saint Bernard Interesting - Animal Facts

Dogs 101 Saint Bernard Interesting – Animal Facts

Ahh, the Saint Bernard – the mixologist of the Alps. Well, maybe not, but if you remember when Saturday morning cartoons were awesome, you likely think of the brandy barrel when the name Saint Bernard comes up.

The Saint Bernard is a giant, strong, muscular dog and has been a beloved breed of dog for hundreds of years and that is likely to continue well into the future.

Other than his repeated appearances in pop culture, there are plenty of fascinating facts about the lovable Saint Bernard. Let’s get to know him.

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Dogs 101 Shiba Inu Japanese Dog 柴犬 - Animal Facts

Dogs 101 Shiba Inu Japanese Dog 柴犬 – Animal Facts

Did you know that the Shiba Inu is considered the oldest and smallest of Japan’s dogs?. Brought to America from Japan as recently as 60 years ago, the Shiba Inu is growing in popularity in the West and is already the most popular breed in his homeland. This Japanese native, with his alert expression and a smooth stride, looks almost fox-like.

But for a small dog, he’s a sturdy, muscular pooch with a bold, confident personality to match. Let’s get to know him.

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Bengal Cats 101 Facts and Information - Animal Facts

Bengal Cats 101 Facts and Information – Animal Facts

He’s King of the Jungle or at least the living room. The Bengal is a domestic cat breed developed to look like an exotic jungle cat such as a leopard, an ocelot, or a margay. He is an athletic, agile, and graceful kitty with a strong, muscular body, befitting a cat who looks as if he belongs in the jungle. The Bengal could never be called delicate.

But. with his distinctive spotted coat and large size, the Bengal may look like a wild cat and although one of his ancestors is the small, Asian leopard, he’s a domestic cat through and through. Let’s get to know this fascinating cat breed.

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Top 10 Black Cat Facts and Myths - Cats 101 - Animal Facts

Top 10 Black Cat Facts and Myths – Cats 101 – Animal Facts

No feline is more maligned than the black cat. The black cat along with pumpkins, bats and witches and spiders … yes and spiders … has become a staple of Halloween imagery.

While black cats are typically associated with Halloween, witchcraft and bad luck, and the #1 Halloween costume choice for both children and women in their freshman year of college… oddly enough… there’s much more to these dark-colored fur balls that you probably didn’t know. [I thought I taw a puddy tat] Let’s take a look at our shadowy feline friends.

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