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The Top 10 Biggest Dogs in the World

How big are the biggest dogs in the world? Really big. Here are the top 10 biggest dog breeds in the world. Passion for big stuff is evident everywhere you look (think Big Gulp beverages and the Sears Tower). You might think the obsession with the biggest dogs in the... more


The 9 best pets for kids — and how to choose one

It’s an exciting time — your family is about to get bigger! Soon there will be somebody barking, meowing or even hopping around your house, keeping the kids company and making lots of memories. But before you get sucked into a flurry of new pet selfies, we’re here to ask... more


10 medium-sized dog breeds that are great for families

Nothing too big, nothing too small — so, you’ve decided that a medium-sized pooch may be the perfect fit for your family. How big are we talking? Medium-sized usually falls somewhere between 30 to 60 pounds. There are many breeds — not to mention mixed breeds — that could bring... more


10 large cat breeds: All the basics about big house cats

The bigger, the better — maybe that’s your mantra. If you’re considering a big house cat — large breeds like Maine Coons or Persians, for instance — it’s just a good idea to do your homework before bringing one home. There are physical attributes (hello, shedding fur!), personality traits (ever... more


10 Fastest Dog Breeds

Thinking of adding a new pet to your family? Check out this list of 10 active and energetic dog breeds!Over the last few centuries, certain types of dogs have been bred for hunting and racing purposes. But many of these speedy breeds make great pets as well! Are you... more


What Breed Is My Cat?

Here's what you need to know if you want to find out what breed your cat is.Cats have many features that attract our attention. For some, it's the color of their coat, and for others it may be their irresistible whiskers and cute button noses. Some people... more


Chinese Dogs: 9 Awesome Dog Breeds From China

These dogs with Chinese ancestry boast uniqueness found nowhere else.They can be poofy. They can be pug-faced. They can be distinct. And more often than not, Chinese dogs are incredibly cute. Chinese dogs also generally have long, storied histories. Not all the breeds considered to be Chinese actually originate... more


9 Popular Japanese Dog Breeds

Unique and beautiful, it's easy to see why these Japanese dog breeds are a treasure. Japan is known for its reverence for animals, and dogs are no exception. Thanks to stories of great loyalty and heroism, many of the native breeds in Japan have been designated as national treasures... more