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

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.

Cymric

The Cymric cat breed is known for its intelligence and fun-loving personality.

Foldex

The Foldex is known for being cheerful, curious, intelligent, and active.

Chinese Li Hua

The Chinese Li Hua is considered one of the earliest domestic cat breeds.

Serengeti

The Serengeti cat looks much like the gorgeous African Serval.

Asian Shorthair

Breed History The Asian Shorthair, which is also commonly referred to as the Malayan, is a breed that is quite ...

York Chocolate

York Chocolate cats are even-tempered, friendly, intelligent, curious, and energetic.

Dog Breeds View All

Labrottie

The Labrottie is a cross between a purebred Labrador Retriever and Rottweiler.

Banter Bulldogge

The Banter Bulldogge is a cross between a purebred Boxer and a Bulldog.

Alusky

The Alusky is a cross between a purebred Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute.

Daniff

The Daniff is a cross between a purebred Great Dane and Mastiff.

Beacol

The Beacol is a cross between a purebred Beagle and Bearded Collie.

Keagle

The Keagle is a cross between a purebred Beagle and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

Springador

The Springador is a cross between a purebred English Springer Spaniel and Labrador Retriever.

Miniature Shar-Pei

The Miniature Shar-Pei shares their history with the traditional Chinese Shar-Pei but they have been selectively ...

Shiloh Shepherd

The Shiloh Shepherd is a cross between a purebred German Shepherd and Alaskan Malamute.

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

German Lop

A German Lop has a 12-year lifespan, so owning this pet is definitely a commitment.

Silver Marten Rabbit

The Silver Marten Rabbit is usually used for show purposes, but it can also be an excellent pet if it is well socialized.

Tan Rabbit

The Tan rabbit is one of the few ARBA-accepted breeds that has a fully arched body.

Standard Chinchilla

Standard Chinchilla Breed History/Origin The Standard Chinchilla originated in 1919 in France, developed by ...

Thrianta Rabbit

The Thrianta rabbit breed was created in honor of the royal House of Orange.

Silver Fox Rabbit

The Silver Fox Rabbit is known to be one of the rarest breeds in America.

Silver Rabbit

The Silver Rabbit is primarily brown, fawn or brown, and its coat is intertwined with white guard hairs, giving it ...

Rhinelander Rabbit

The Rhinelander Rabbit has a white base coat that is decorated with two different colored markings.

Satin Rabbit

The Satin Rabbit has silky, short, rollback fur that has a unique satin sheen to it.

Palomino Rabbit

The Palomino rabbit needs plenty of time outside of its enclosure to explore and thrive.

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.