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American Shorthair

Type: Cat
Size: Large
Lifespan: 15 to 20 years
The American Shorthair cat has a large, trim, lithe body that was developed for hunting and other activities to help American settlers when they came to th...[Read More]

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English Bulldog

Type: Dog
Size: Medium
Lifespan: 10 to 13 years
The English Bulldog, typically just known by the name "Bulldog," is a medium-sized, muscular dog that originated in the 16th century. While this dog was or...[Read More]

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German Shepherd

Type: Dog
Size: Large
Lifespan: 10 to 14 years
The German Shepherd Dog, or GSD, is one of the newer breeds of dogs, and traces its bloodlines back to around the turn of the 20th century. The German Shep...[Read More]

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Golden Cocker Retriever

Type: Dog
Size: Medium
Lifespan: 12 to 15 years
A lot of designer mixed breed dogs are finding increasing popularity these days. One such "designer" dog breed is the Golden Cocker Retriever. This breed o...[Read More]

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Great Dane

Type: Dog
Size: Large
Lifespan: 7 to 9 years
The Great Dane hails from Germany and is a very large breed of dog. This dog is also known as a German Mastiff in many circles, but is also affectionately ...[Read More]

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Mantis Shrimp

Type: Fish
Size: 2 to 14 in
Lifespan: 5 to 7 years
Mantis shrimp as a type of marine animal actual encompass several different species, hence the large variation in size. These are marine invertebrates that...[Read More]

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Pictus Catfish

Type: Fish
Size: 1 to 5 in
Lifespan: 4 to 8 years
The pimelodus pictu, better known as the pictus catfish is a freshwater catfish species commonly with a grey and black spotted body. These fish originated ...[Read More]

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Poodle

Type: Dog
Size: Small to
Lifespan: 13 to 16 years
The Poodle breed originated in Germany. There are three different types of poodles, to include the Standard Poodle, the Miniature Poodle and the Toy Poodle...[Read More]

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Rottweiler

Type: Dog
Size: Large
Lifespan: 10 to 12 years
The Rottweiler is a breed of working dog that originated in the ancient Roman Empire. Rottweilers were primarily used for herding livestock, and have a ten...[Read More]

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Siberian Husky

Type: Dog
Size: Medium
Lifespan: 13 to 16 years
As its name implies, the Siberian Husky is a working dog that originated in Siberia. The Siberian Husky is descended from the "sled dog," one of the oldest...[Read More]

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Sphynx

Type: Cat
Size: Medium
Lifespan: 15 to 20 years
The Sphynx cat was first bred into existence in the 1960s and is still a work in progress for breeders. This cat is know for its lack of a coat. While many...[Read More]