Both Welsh in origin, the Cardigan and Pembroke corgis have developed different personalities and body shapes and sizes since becoming independent from each other and remain one of the most popular pets and companion animals the world over.
The Miniature Schnauzer is a perky bright eyed little dog with a blocky physique with a bushy beard, moustache and eyebrows. Related to the other two Schnauzers (Giant and Standard) it has been shown as a separate breed since 1899.
Abyssinians come highly recommended for those people who would rather have a dog but don’t have the time. Having said that, they are beautiful cats in their own right with real grace of movement, a playful spirit and demonstrate real affection towards their people.
In suburban backyards, chickens are kept primarily to produce eggs. If they are free range they also help to control insects, weeds, fertilise orchards, eat garden and kitchen scraps and loosen soil by scratching.