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Beagle

Beagle

The Beagle is a hardy, sturdy squarely-built, small hound. The Beagle comes from a French word “begueule” meaning “gape throat” which probably gave the Beagle its name . This dog has a sleek, easy-care, short coat, which can come in any hound color, for example, tri-color, black and tan, red and white, orange and white, or lemon and white. The coat is close, hard and of medium length. This dog looks like a small English Foxhound. The skull is broad and slightly rounded, and the muzzle is straight and square. The feet are round and strong. The black nose has full nostrils for scenting. The long, wide ears are pendant. The brown or hazel eyes have a characteristic pleading expression. The tail is carried gaily, but never curled over the back. Beagles have a distinct howl / bay of a bark when they are on the hunt. Temperament The Beagle is a gentle, sweet, lively, curious and a very ac... 

American Pit Bull
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Cat Breed

Abyssinian

Abyssinian

The Aby, An elegant, distinguished cat with gold- flecked eyes The exact origins of the Abyssinian, one of the eldest cat breeds, remain a mystery. Perhaps it originated in Ethiopia, formally known as Abyssinia. Unfortunately, there is no record of agouti cats in Ethiopia. Nevertheless, since it resembles the sacred cat of Ancient Egypt, legend holds that the Abyssinian was born along the banks of the Nile. In fact, it is said that Rames II asked the king of Abyssinia for a band of cats to take back to Egypt. Cats sporting a coat similar to the Abyssinian can also be found in Africa, Eurasia, and Asia, including Felis Libyca, the African Wild Cat or Gloved Cat, and Felis chaus, the Swamp Cat or Jungle Cat. However, the existence of cats with ticked coloring in India and Asia makes it more likely that the Abyssinian orientated in Asia. An early Abyssinian cat, a cat with a ticked coat (like that of a rabbit), was apparently brought ba... 

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