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  • HISTORY OF PETS – AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOG

    The Australian Cattle Dog, a member of the herding family, also known as a Blue Heeler or Queensland Heeler is a tough-as-nails herding dog from down under. Sheep farmers and inland cattlemen mixed a bit of Collie, Dingo, Bull Terrier, Dalmatian, and Black and Tan Kelpie together, resulting in today’s compact, hardworking dog breed known…

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  • HISTORY OF PETS – SIAMESE CAT

    While a well-known breed, a lesser known fact about the highly intelligent and chatty Siamese cat is that they are born with completely white fur and only begin developing their pointed colouration at about four weeks old. History of the Siamese Cat The origin of the Siamese cat has been traced to the Orient, and…

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  • History of Pets – Bengal Cat

    The Bengal stands out among cats for its lush, dense, and remarkably soft coat with its distinctive leopard-like spots, reminiscent of its larger ancestors living in the wild. These intelligent, curious cats are highly active, love climbing to high places, going for walks on a leash and are generally a ball (of yarn) to live…

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  • History of Pets – Basenji

    Well-known for their bark, or should we say lack thereof, the Basenji have dapper, short coats, curious and alert fur-sonalities, tightly curled tails and mischievous expressions thanks to their wrinkled brows. Their roots can be traced to Africa with a history predating ancient Egypt! Back to the Basenji’s beginnings Basenjis without a doubt have ancient…

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  • History of Pets – Ragdoll Cat

    Quick Ragdoll Cat Facts: Ragdolls are a relatively new breed in the kitty kingdom. Ragdolls were “created” in 1963, their origin credited to Ann Baker, a breeder from sunny California, USA. The cat believed to be the original but unregistered Ragdoll, is a white cat named Josephine. Ragdolls are often referred to by their pet…

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