Category: Pets

10 non-shedding dog breeds your black clothing will thank you for….

6. Havanese Wouldn’t you love to come home to this precious pup awaiting your return on the (fur-free) couch? Though the Havanese doesn’t shed, it may still cause allergic reactions in people prone to dog allergies. If you’ve got allergies, be sure to spend time with your potential pet before bringing it home. Read more info:...

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How 20 Animals Got Their Names

The word animal derives from a Latin word for a breath or soul, anima. Although it first appeared in English in the late 14th century, it remained fairly uncommon through to the 1600s, when its use as a replacement for the older word beast—which once referred to any living creature, but today has wilder, more ferocious connotations—won through. Beast, in turn, was adopted into English from French sometime around the early 1200s. But just as it was eventually superseded by animal, beast itself took over from deer, which was used fairly loosely in Old English to refer to any...

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10 dog breeds that behave like cats — in case you really can’t make up your mind

These delightfully unique breeds prove that when it comes to dogs, there really is a little something for everyone. Whether you’re a cat person who’s ready for some canine love, or even if you swing both ways, you might be surprised by how much these dog breeds resemble your favorite feline friend. With similarities that include temperament and likes/dislikes, these 10 breeds are the most cat-like dogs on the block. Read more info:...

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