Featured Dog

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a rough-coated, strong and graceful, medium-sized hunting dog. It has a large, long head, square muzzle, and soft, thick, bushy eyebrows, beard and mustache. The neck is rather long, without dewlap and the skull is the same length from the stop to occiput, as from nose to stop. The eyes are large and elliptical with brown or yellow irises. It has a lively, but mild expression. The medium-sized ears lie flat and close to the head. The nose is always brown. The teeth should meet in a scissors bite. The ears are pendent. The body is slightly longer than it is tall. The limbs are vigorous and muscular. The straight topline slopes gently downward from the withers to the tail. The tail is docked to about 1/2 to 2/3 its length and is carried horizontally. The chest extends to the elbows and is moderate in width to allow the dog freedom of movement. The front legs are straight. The feet are rounde... 

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Cat Breed

American Bobtail

American Bobtail

A shaggy little lynx with a bobbed tail originating in the Americas This American cat is rare outside of the United States. Around 1964, an American couple named Sanders was vacationing near an Indian reservation in Arizona when they noticed a wild looking kitten with a short, upright tail. They adopted the kitten and named him Yodie. He was crossed with Michi, a Siamese. A kitten from this litter, crossed with a cream colored cat, was the origin of the breed. The Bobtail`s distinguishing feature, its short tail, was the result of a mutation caused by a dominant gene. Initially, the Bobtail`s coat was short. However, Himalayans (Color point Persians in Britain) were introduced and resulted in a medium length coat. The breed was recognized by T.I.C.A. in 1989. The semi-longhair American Bobtail, the longhaired version of the American Bobtail, has the same characteristics as its cousin. Characteristics The ... 

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