Pets 101: Australian Invaders
Some of these Australian invaders have hopped right into our homes. So if you're considering a trip "down under" for your next household pet, check out the wallaby, sugar glider, cuscus, and the brush-tailed bettong.
Weird True and Freaky: Mozart for Cats
On the outside she's an average cat, but on the inside she is a meowing Mozart. Find out more about this cat who loves to play the piano in this clip from Animal Planet's "Weird, True and Freaky."
A Dog's Life: A Dog's Cooling System
For wild and domestic dogs, the nose and tongue are a cooling system. Dogs breathe in air through the nose and out the mouth. Learn more about dogs on Discovery Channel's "A Dog's Life."
Dogs 101: English Springer Spaniel
Originally bred to be a hunting dog, the English Springer Spaniel is now one of the world's top show dogs. Learn more in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Dogs 101: Whippet
When it comes to speed, the Whippet is the Ferrari of the dog world. This breed can even outpace a kangaroo. Learn more about the Whippet's astonishing speed in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Cats 101: Persian
One of the most popular breeds in the world, the Persian oozes luxury. Find out how to spoil one of your own in this clip from Animal Planet's "Cats 101" series.
Dogs 101: Collie
Collies were made popular in the United States by "Lassie" and other celebrity pets. See what makes them such wonderful companions in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Dogs 101: Newfoundland
The Newfoundland is the most extreme waterdog on the planet. Learn more about the Newfoundland breed in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Dogs 101: Miniature Pinscher
Despite the uncanny resemblance, the "min pin" is not related to the Doberman. Learn more about miniature pinschers in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Dogs 101: Coton de Tulear
If you're looking for personality and more in one small package, the Coton de Tulier may be the dog for you!
Cats 101: British Shorthair
Meet the cat that inspired Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat. They're easy-going and always look like they are smiling.
Dogs 101: Yorkshire Terrier
The Yorkie is the second most popular breed in the world, and considered hypoallergenic. Learn more about the Yorkie in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Dogs 101: Beagle
The Beagle is one of the most popular hunting dogs in the United States. Learn more about this barking breed in this clip from Animal Planet's "Dogs 101" series.
Too Cute: Chow Chow Checkup
Before the Chow Chows can take to the show ring, they have to first get a clean bill of health. While they are waiting, these two Chow Chows put on a cute display of cuddling and impatience.
Too Cute: Havenese Explore the Outdoors
Havenese pups grow to three times their birth size in the first six weeks of life. Now, they are finally big enough to explore the outdoors, and hopefully give mama a break.
Too Cute: First Ridgeback Outing
Rhodesian Ridgebacks were originally breed to hunt big game in Africa and love being outdoors. Here, a litter of pups gets to go outside for the first time.
Cats 101: Burmilla
Combining a Burmese and a Chinchilla gives you an adorable cat that goes by the name Burmilla. With easy grooming and little agitation for those with allergies this kitty will make a purr-fect pet.
Cats 101: Skookum
The Skookum is called the Shirley Temple of the cat world. This kitty loves to be brushed which makes this smart affectionate cat a great family pet.
Cats 101: Khao Manee
If you want some luck, then take a look at the Khao Manee. This mystical cat is a healthy breed, which requires a weekly brushing.