Though you may not have heard of him, the Bruno Jura Hound has ancient origins. Developed during the Middle Ages, this breed remains a talented hunter.
The Sokoke is one of several cat breeds that are said to have dog-like personalities. Generally this means they will fetch, or can be leash trained.
The devoted Goldendale brings together the independent character of the Airedale Terrier and the gentle nature of the Golden Retriever.
Boasting a love of water, children and people in general, the Newfoundland dog is one of the cuddliest things to come out of Canada, eh.
Nobel and brave, the Cane Corso is strong in mind, body and conviction. His intelligence makes him the perfect candidate for obedience training.
Also known as the Blue Gascony Basset, the Basset Bleu de Gascogne is a hound-type breed known for its short legs and spotted body.
The Burmese is a highly affectionate and charming cat that seems to convey an endearing quality of innocence. They bond deeply with their humans.
Grouper are a large family of saltwater fish characterized by their stout bodies and over-sized mouths. They are hardy, colorful and fascinating species.
The Irish Setter is a noble, friendly dog that can make not only versatile athletes, but comfortable companions on a daily basis.
A mix between Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Maltese, the Cavamalt is friendly, low-maintenance dog. This designer breed is also known as Maltalier.
A designer dog breed, the Saint Berdoodle does well with other dogs and family pets and his social nature means he loves to be the center of attention.
Though the name of this breed suggests it is a cross between a Labrador Retriever and a Siberian Husky, the Labrador Husky is actually a separate breed.
The Malteagle combines the playful Maltese personality with the loyal and loving Beagle. An affectionate little dog with the easy-going personality.
Calm and subdued, the Lhasa Apso is a wonderful house pet as it doesn't require a lot of exercise. This breed is curious about everything around them.
Sweet-natured and sporting a cottony-soft coat, the Coton de Tulear is a delightful companion that will happily become your shadow.
Also known as a Poochon or Bichon Poodle, the Bichpoo is a mix of a Bichon Frise and a Toy (or Miniature) poodle. He has a small but sturdy stature.
A small, spunky pooch with a heart of gold- Jack Tzu is a mix between a Shih Tzu and a Jack Russell Terrier. Read on to find out more about these cute dogs!
Halfbeak fish are a type of marine and brackish water fish belonging to the family Hemiramphidae. They are a little less colorful than some marine species.
The friendly Schnau-Tzu brings together the personalities of the confident little Shih Tzu and the spunky Miniature Schnauzer to make a great family pet.
The Cockalier is a cross between a purebred Cocker Spaniel and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These adorable dogs are eager to please and social.
The Bichon Frise, French for "curly white lap dog," looks similar to the Maltese, but it does have some distinctions that make it a breed in and of itself.
A great pet for families and outdoors lovers, the Black and Tan Coonhound may be the perfect fit for your household. This dog is calm, relaxed and loving.
The Patterdale Terrier looks like a mini Labrador Retreiver. They are a compact, working breed that was originally bred to hunt foxes and other vermin.
The quiet and docile Exotic Shorthair adapts easily to any environment, getting along well with dogs and children. They are inquisitive and outgoing.
The American Mastiff is a calm and steady breed you're sure to love. A cross between the English Mastiff and the Anatolian Mastiff.
If you're looking for a loyal companion or a smart dog that can be trained for various sports, the Miniature American Shepherd is the right choice for you.
The Great Dane could be considered one of the noblest breeds and its general loyalty and friendliness also contribute to making these Danes great.
The Labrala melds the gentle nature of the Labrador Retriever with the active disposition of the Vizsla to produce a wonderful family pet.
Considered to be excellent family pets, the Alaskan Malamute is intelligent and clever and will do anything to ensure that its owners are pleased with them.
The Hygenhund is a medium-sized breed with the typical hound appearance - he's lithe, muscular, and active, making him a wonderful hunting dog.
The super-friendly Basset Retriever brings together the laid-back personality of the Basset Hound and the people-pleasing nature of the Golden Retriever.
The first American Wirehair was born as a result of a genetic mutation that occurred completely on its own, without anyone trying to create the breed.
A multi-functional dog, the Pumi is often used as a sheepdog, guard and hunting dog. He fits in to a family setting and makes a wonderful companion.
Pacu fish are a large family of freshwater fish related to the piranha. While some species look like piranhas, they are herbivores and are peaceful fish.
A designer dog, the loving Shih Apso brings together the feisty Shih Tzu and the aloof little Lhasa Apso for a fun companion dog.
A friendly, intelligent, and loving cat, the Don Hairless exhibits an active curiosity about its surroundings. These cats entertain themselves well.
Known in its homeland as the Cesky Fousek, the Bohemian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a versatile gundog with a thick wiry coat.
The scruffy little Sco-Shi brings together the feisty personality of the Shih Tzu and the tenacious nature of the Scottish Terrier for a loyal family pooch.
The Sapsali (known as the Sapsaree), is native Korean dog. This shaggy dog's name means "One that roots out evil spirits," believed to keep away ghosts.
Also known as the Tyroler Bracke, the Tyrolean Hound is known for its scenting skill and ability to withstand rough conditions.
The playful Rottle combines the affectionate Rottweiler with the intelligent Poodle. An even-tempered dog that is affectionate with kids and loyal.
The Aphrodite Giant cat breed is one of two naturally occurring breeds from Cyprus. This rare breed has a wonderful personality and a calm temperament.
Also known as the Deutscher Wachtelhund, the German Spaniel is a hunting breed known for its thick, wavy coat and its friendly temperament.
The Boxador is a cross between a purebred Boxer and Labrador Retriever. A good choice if you are looking for a guard dog who will also make a family pet.
The Boxerdoodle is a cross between a purebred Boxer and Poodle. Boxerdoodles are smart canines that will generally be easier to train than other breeds.
Curious and intelligent by nature, the Turkish Van is an adventurous and entertaining companion. Unlike many cats, they love water, and will even swim.
The White Shepherd was developed from German Shepherds with the recessive gene for a white coat. It is a unique, attractive breed and highly intelligent dog
The chances are if you're looking for a Chinese Shar-Pei, you're going to have more difficulty than making the decision of choosing the right breed for you.
The gorgeous Mauxie leaves no one indifferent. This popular designer dog breed was created by crossing the short-legged Dachshund with the fluffy Maltese.
The Finnish Spitz was developed for hunting rather than sled-dogging. Like most Spitz-type breeds, the Finnish Spitz is generally healthy and hardy.
The largest of all spaniels, the Clumber Spaniel is a dog fit for a king. Much of the breed's early history centers around French and British nobility.
A mix of Pug and Miniature Pinscher, the Muggin is an adorable little furball with an enthusiastic outlook on life and playful nature.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a tenacious, lovable dog with lots of personality. It's an assertive dog that will make its presence known to strangers.
The loyal Goldmaraner is a playful combination of the often aloof Weimaraner and the always sweet-natured Golden Retriever.
The Caravan Hound is a medium-sized breed with a lithe body similar to that of the Greyhound. A sighthound traditionally used for hunting and guarding.
The Golden Chow Box brings together the playful, animated Boxer gentle, sweet-natured Golden Retriever and the loyal, protective Chow.
As a designer dog breed, the Pugshire comes from two purebred parents- in his case, it's the Yorkshire Terrier and the Pug.
The Doxie Pin is a mixed breed dog whose parents are Miniature Pinscher and the Dachshund- you can expect a few of both breed's traits in this designer dog.
The American Ringtail Cat (also known as the Ringtail Sing-a-Ling) is a fairly new experimental breed that started with a rescued cat named Solomon in 1998.