Interesting Vocabulary: Animals #6, by Dennis Oliver
Breeds (Kinds) of Cats and Dogs
1. Breeds of Cats
People in the U.S. are very
fond of pets, and the most
common pets in the
U.S. are probably cats and dogs.
There's a lot of information on the WWW about cats
and dogs. If you're interested in learning a bit
about them, here are two good places to start:
a very interesting website is sponsored by the
Cat Fancier's Association. Have you ever heard of
Birman? A Korat?
An Ocicat? A Somali?
find information on these breeds and many
by choosing the link below. It lists 39
the Abyssinian to the Turkish
Van--and has beautiful
pictures and very interesting
Here's the Link.
Breeds of Dogs
you've never heard of an Akita
or a Clumber Spaniel
or a Great Pyrenees or a Pharaoh Hound, you can
learn about them and many
other dog breeds by going to
the Dog Owner's Network. The link below lists more than
130 kinds of dogs. There are very interesting descriptions
of most breeds, and there are also a lot of pictures.