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American Curl cat breed profile

The American Curl cat is known for its cute curled ears, but that’s not all you should know about this breed before you welcome one into your home.

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Thai cat breed profile

Thai cats are loving, vocal and affectionate pets. See what else there is to know about these smart cats.

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Balinese cat breed profile

Balinese cats are loving, social and energetic with bright blue eyes and long-hair you’ll want to brush all day.

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Maine Coon cat breed profile

Maine Coons are much larger than your average house cat — here’s everything you need to know about these fluffy giants.

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Manx cat breed profile

Manx cats are super playful, but they also appreciate catching up on their sleep.

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Australian Shepherd dog breed profile

Australian Shepherds are a friendly, loyal dog breed. But because they’re meant to herd livestock, they’re high energy and need lots of exercise.

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Tonkinese cat breed profile

Tonkinese cats are an affectionate breed that are a mix of the charming Siamese and Burmese cats. Here’s what else you’ll want to know about the playful tonk.

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Golden Retrievers dog breed profile

This athletic dog is social, smart and eager to please.

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Toyger cat breed profile

Toyger cats look like mini tigers, but that’s not the only thing that makes them interesting.

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Abyssinian cat breed profile

Are you a pet parent to an Abyssinian cat? Or want to welcome this cat breed into your life? Then you’re in the right place.

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Burmese cat breed profile

If you’re looking for another cat to add to your family of cats and dogs, Burmese cats are a choice.

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Poodle dog breed profile

These glamorous pups are known for their distinct looks, but they’re also incredibly intelligent. Here’s what else you should know about poodles.

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German Shepherd dog breed profile

Although you may frequently see these dogs working with police, they can be loyal family pets and are generally great with kids.

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Husky dog breed profile

You’ve probably seen these fluffy dogs singing or talking back to their parents, but what else should you know about these friendly pups?

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Goldendoodle dog breed profile

Goldendoodles are an affectionate breed well-suited for families, allergy-prone dog lovers and first-time pet parents. Here’s what else you’ll want to know about these lovable pups.

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Boxer dog breed profile

The playful temperament of boxers make them one of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. Here’s everything you’ll want to know about American, German and English Boxers.

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Cane corso dog breed profile

Cane corso puppies can grow large and tend to be serious dogs, making them great companions for experienced dog parents.

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Koko, a dog who had never been inside of a house, is now a beloved neighborhood pet

Meet Koko. This golden retriever went from never stepping foot in a house to being somewhat of a neighborhood celebrity.

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American, French and English Bulldog breed profiles

The differences between American, French and English Bulldogs.

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LaPerm cat breed profile

This curly-haired cat breed is outgoing, inquisitive and gentle.

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Bombay cat breed profile

This sleek, majestic cat has physical traits similar to black panthers — but much smaller! Here’s everything you need to know about this cat breed.

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Scottish Fold breed profile

Scottish Folds may be named after their folded ears, but what if we told you that not every Scottish Fold looked the same?

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Mutt or mixed-breed dog profile

Mixed-breed (also called mutt) dogs are so fun because they carry qualities from several different breeds.

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Everything you need to know about hypoallergenic dog breeds

Adopting a hypoallergenic dog breed may be the solution to your pet dander allergies; just make sure you know which breeds are best for you.

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