Breed Research

The path to the perfect pet starts at PetGuide.com. And with our Breed Research resources, it will help you narrow down what pet would make a great additional to your household. We’ve done all the work for you. All you need to do is pick a pet, choose from a drop down menu of important features and read up on the selections we’ve determined are the best fit for you. Our Breed Research tool is the right place to start – and finish – your pet-picking journey!

Cat Breeds View All

Aegean Cat

The Aegean cat is a natural feline breed that developed without human intervention, making it a healthy and hardy breed.

Minuet Cat

The Minuet Cat is a cross between a Persian and a Munchkin cat.

Karelian Bobtail

The Karelian Bobtail is a rare, beautiful, and unique feline breed.

Mekong Bobtail

Mekong Bobtail cats are friendly, social creatures who like to show their affectionate to their owners.

Kurilian Bobtail

The Kurilian Bobtail is a great family pet, as these cats will get along really well with other species, including dogs.

Lykoi

The Lykoi cat breed is also known Werewolf cat – this is due to its werewolf-like appearance.

Scottish Straight

The Scottish Straight is one of the feline breeds that make up the Scottish Breed Group, along with the beloved ...

Kanaani

The Kanaani cat is agile, playful, and athletic, as well as highly intelligent and affectionate.

German Rex

German Rex cats are lively and friendly, and they'll get along really well with just about anyone.

Foreign White

The Foreign White likes getting attention, lounging in your lap, and is curious and playful.

Dog Breeds View All

Chidale

The Chidale is a mixture of Chihuahua and Airedale Terrier.

Chimo

The Chimo is a mix of American Eskimo Dog and Chihuahua.

Bavarian Mountain Hound

A breed of scent hound, the Bavarian Mountain Hound hails from Germany where he was developed to trail wounded game.

Podenco Canario

The word “Podenco” is Spanish for hound, so the name Podenco Canario means Canarian Hound.

Magyar Agar

The Magyar Agar is more commonly known as the Hungarian Agar or the Hungarian Greyhound.

Silken Windhound

The Silken Windhound is a small sighthound with a long, silky coat.

Saarloos Wolfhound

The Saarloos Wolfhound is unique in that it exhibits more natural wolf-like behaviors than other breeds.

Utonagan

The Utonagan breed was specifically developed to look like a wolf.

Drever

The Drever is a talented hunting dog known for his keen nose and strong work ethic.

Deutsche Bracke

The Deutsche Bracke is a scenthound that is known for its exceptional obedience.

Fish Breeds View All

Drum Fish

With more than 250 species, drum fish exhibit a wide range of colors and patterns.

Sea Bream

Referred to as breams, sea bream are a group of saltwater fish belonging to the Sparidae family.

Goatfish

Goatfish have the ability to change color quickly to blend in with their surroundings.

Flounder

The flounder is also known as a flatfish; a fitting name because its body is laterally compressed.

Trunkfish

Trunkfish secrete a poisonous material from their skin which acts as a defense mechanism against predators.

Mandarinfish

Mandarinfish are small, brightly colored saltwater fish belonging to the Synchiropus genus.

Frogfish

Frogfish are small with short and stocky bodies that are sometimes covered in spinules.

Snappers

Snappers are generally non-aggressive fish that do well in very large saltwater community tanks.

Porkfish

The name porkfish is usually used to describe a particular species of grunt.

Surgeonfish

Surgeonfish vary greatly in size from one species to another.

Horse Breeds View All

Morab Horse

The Morab horse features characteristics of the Morgan and Arabian breeds.

Australian Pony

The Australian Pony is ideal for all levels of riders, including children.

Racking Horse

The Racking Horse is an equine breed with a friendly personality.

Welsh Pony

There are four categories of horses within the Welsh Pony breed.

Florida Cracker Horse

The Florida Cracker horse is willing to work, and it is a spirited animal, with high levels of endurance and stamina.

Curly Horse

The Curly Horse is social, curious, and enjoys being around people.

Rabbit Breeds View All

Fauve de Bourgogne Rabbit

Fauve de Bourgogne Rabbit Breed History/Origin The Fauve de Bourgogne Rabbit is one of the oldest breeds from ...

Plush Lop

The Plush Lop is a newer breed that can be divided into the standard size and the mini size.

Sallander Rabbit

The Sallander Rabbit has a coat that looks like it's been painted by an artist.

Turtle Breeds View All

Yellow-Footed Tortoise

The Yellow-Footed Tortoise is one of the most popular and beloved tortoise breeds in the pet trade.

European Pond Turtle

European Pond Turtles are unique and attractive, and are highly sought after as pets.

Mud Turtle

The Mud Turtle is a popular breed of turtle that is kept as a pet.

Black Wood Turtle

The Black Wood Turtle is one of many species of Wood Turtle, but it is the biggest of all of the Wood Turtle breeds.