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Breed Spotlights

With so many dog and cat breeds to choose from, pet parents often struggle to make that critical decision: “Which breed is best for me?” It’s a big life decision!

With our breed spotlights, dog breed guides, articles and blogs, you’ll find a convenient place to learn about the most popular (and even less popular!) breeds of dogs and cats. There’s a ton of options out there, so it’s only a matter of time until you find the perfect match for your unique personality.

Breed Spotlight- Catahoula Leopard Dog

Breed Spotlight: Catahoula Leopard Dog

Happy National Catahoula Day! Celebrated on April 8th, this national…

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2 weeks ago
Is A Hound The Best Pet For You?

Is A Hound The Best Pet For You?

Are you looking for a new dog for your family…

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2 years ago
Scottish Fold cat

Breed Spotlight Scottish Fold

The Scottish Fold is one of the most easily recognizable breeds of…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

Breed Spotlight: Abyssinian

At first glance, an Abyssinian may appear to be your…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: American Shorthair

Breed Spotlight: American Shorthair

This breed of cat crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims, making…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: Greyhound

Breed Spotlight: Greyhound

Greyhounds are well-known for their speed and have been used…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: Maine Coon Cats

Breed Spotlight: Maine Coon Cats

Once mistakenly declared extinct, the Maine Coon cat is now…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: The Exotic Shorthair

Breed Spotlight: The Exotic Shorthair

Do you know what the most popular cat breed is…

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2 years ago
Breed Spotlight: The Siamese Cat

Breed Spotlight: The Siamese Cat

One of the most recognizable breeds of cat is the…

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2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Saint Bernard

Life Expectancy: 8-10 years Dog Breed Group: Working group Weight:…

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2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Egyptian Mau Cat

The Egyptian Mau cat may be a new breed to…

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2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Komondor

Life Expectancy: 10-12 years Dog Breed Group: Working group Weight:…

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2 years ago

Breed Spotlight: The Ragdoll Cat

Also known as “puppy cats,” it’s not hard to see…

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2 years ago
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Golden Retrievers

Life Expectancy: 10 - 12 years Dog Breed Group: Sporting Dogs…

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3 years ago

5 Myths (and Truths) About Pitbulls

The last Saturday in October is National Pit Bull Awareness…

by PetFirst
3 years ago

Breed Health Spotlight: Chihuahua

  When it comes to lap dogs, there’s no breed…

by PetFirst
4 years ago

Mixed breeds or purebred dogs: Which is healthier? Guest Blogger: Amber Drake

When asking a prospective dog parent which type of dog…

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4 years ago

Breed Health Spotlight: ShihTzu

  Tiny, shaggy and adorable, the shih tzu has wiggled…

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4 years ago

Dog Breed Health Spotlight: Yorkshire Terrier

  One of the most popular breeds in America, Yorkshire…

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4 years ago

Top 8 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Pet allergies are common and come in all forms of…

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4 years ago

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

One of the great things about dogs is they come…

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4 years ago

PetFirst Breed Health Spotlight: German Shepherd

  With the German Shepherd’s substantial popularity throughout the world,…

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4 years ago

5 Popular Dog Breeds And Their Common Health Problems

  Whether your family has owned a specific dog breed…

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4 years ago

Hypoallergenic Dogs – Breeds Good for People With Allergies

  Some people don’t think they can bring a dog…

by PetFirst
4 years ago

8 Cold Weather Dog Breeds

  Like all others before it, this winter is definitely…

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4 years ago

Pug

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs…

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5 years ago

Poodle

Life Expectancy: 10 - 12 years Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs…

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5 years ago

Pomeranian

Life Expectancy: 12 - 16 years Dog Breed Group: Toy Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet insurance, Miniature-Schnauzer

Miniature Schnauzer

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Terrier Dogs…

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5 years ago
Miniature Pinscher Breed Spotlight

Miniature Pinscher

Life Expectancy: 10 - 14 years Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs…

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5 years ago
Maltipoo breed spotlight

Maltipoo

Life Expectancy: 10 - 13 years Dog Breed Group: Hybrid Dogs…

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5 years ago
Maltese breed spotlight

Maltese

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Toy Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever

Life Expectancy: 10 - 12 years Dog Breed Group: Sporting Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Greyhound

Greyhound

Life Expectancy: 10 - 12 years Dog Breed Group: Hound Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Great Dane

Great Dane

Life Expectancy: 7 -10 years Dog Breed Group: Working Dogs Weight:…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, German Shepherd

German Shepherd

Life Expectancy: 10 - 14 years Dog Breed Group: Herding Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Jack Russel Terrier

Jack Russell Terrier

Life Expectancy: 10 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Terrier…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Doberman Pinschers

Doberman Pinscher

Life Expectancy: 10 - 13 years Dog Breed Group: Working…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Dachshund

Dachshund

Life Expectancy: 14 - 17 years Dog Breed Group: Hound…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Cocker Spaniel

Cocker Spaniel

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Sporting…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Life Expectancy: 10 - 18 years Dog Breed Group: Companion Dogs…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Life Expectancy:  9 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Companion…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Havanese

Havanese

Life Expectancy:  12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Companion…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, French Bulldog

French Bulldog

Life Expectancy:  11 - 14 years Dog Breed Group: Companion…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Boxer

Boxer

Life Expectancy:  12 - 14 years Dog Breed Group: Working…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Border Collie

Border Collie

Life Expectancy:  12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Herding…

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Boston Terrier

Boston Terrier

Life Expectancy:  13 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Companion …

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Beagles

Beagle

Life Expectancy:  12 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Herding …

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5 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance | Bassett Hound

Bassett Hound

Life Expectancy:  10 - 15 years Dog Breed Group: Hound…

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5 years ago

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