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Most Popular Parrots Breeds

“Parrots are NOT pets. They are life-time Companions”


One of the most popular pets, yet they’re the most misunderstood.

Parrots are very intelligent, and sensitive creatures. They need so much care, interaction and stimulation to keep them healthy and happy.
And it’s no secret, how messy one small bird could be.

Before you decide if birds are the right choice for you, you must first learn if you are the right companion for a bird, and which people parrots love Best.”

However, between all the varieties of feather colors, sizes, abilities and amazing personalities, sometimes It’s really hard to choose your favorite pick.




So here’s a list of some of the most Popular parrots:

1. Budgerigars:

Commonly known as: Budgies and shell Parakeets
Average lifespan: 6 – 10 years
Origin: Australia
Size: 6 to 8 inches
Common Characteristics: Very Social, flock birds, love attention.
Budgies Care 101



2. Cockatiels


Commonly known as: Cockatiels, Quarians,Weiro and Cocktails
Average lifespan: 10 – 14 years (In the Wild), Up to 20 years (In Captivity)
Origin: Australia
Size: 11 – 12 inches (Adult)
Common Characteristics: Small little cockatoos, Social, love mimicking sounds, Beautiful vocalizations.



3. Conures:

Average lifespan: 12 – 30 years
Origin: South and Central America and Mexico
Size: Medium sized parrots (size varies depending on the species)
Common Characteristics: Funny, easily trained, Nippiness and biting are probably the most common behavioral complaint.
Did you Know! There are over a 100 species of Conures in the Wild, but only 4 species are domesticated.



4. Fischer’s Lovebirds: 

Commonly known as: Fischers, lovebirds.
Average lifespan: 10 – 20 years.
Origin: Central Africa
Size: 6 inches
Common Characteristics: Social, Curious and Loud. Females tend to be nippy during breeding seasons.



5. Caiques:

Average lifespan: 20 Years, but can live up to 40 years
Origin:  Amazon Forest, south of the Amazon River in Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru.
Size: 9 to 10 inches (size varies depending on the species)
Common Characteristics: Known to be “The Clowns” of the parrots; playful, comical little birds. Social, but they can be aggressive to other bird species.



6. Monk Parakeets:




Commonly known as:
Quaker parrots
Average lifespan: 15 – 20 years
Origin: Argentina and the surrounding countries in South America.
Size: 29 cm (11 inches)
Common Characteristics: Social, Outstanding mimicking ability, noisy birds.



7. African Greys:

Commonly known as: Greys, Casco.
Average lifespan: 30 – 50 years
Origin: Africa
Size: 12 to 13 inches
Common Characteristics: Extremely intelligent birds, loyal, with amazing talking ability. However, they are nervous, shy birds, but can be socialized if they are properly trained. Tend to be a one-person bird, not good with children. Requires lots of time and attention. Wild ones are almost impossible to tame.




8. Poicephalus (Senegal Parrot):

Average lifespan: 25 – 30 years
Origin: West Africa
Size:  23 cm (9.1 inches)
Common Characteristics: Cuddly and affectionate, very friendly, vocal, poor talking ability, tend to be a one-person bird. Wild ones are almost impossible to tame.




9. Cockatoos:

There are about; 21 different species of Cockatoos.
Average lifespan:
 20 – 80 years (Varies depending on the species)
Origin: Australasia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Size: Medium to Large (depending on the species)
Common Characteristics: Very social, cuddly and affectionate, Intelligent, and playful birds. Seeks attention, requires lots of time and attention.




10. Amazon Parrots:

Average lifespan: 50 – 70+
Origin: New World (ranging from South America to Mexico and the Caribbean).
Size: 36 cm (14 inches).
Common Characteristics: Outstanding vocal abilities, noisy, playful, curious and funny birds. loyal and loving companions. But can be a bit moody. Requires lots of time and attention. Tend to be aggressive, if not well-trained.




11. Macaws:

There are about; 18 different species of Macaws
Average lifespan: 50 – 100+
Origin: tropical North and South America
Size: 100 cm (The Largest of all parrots)
Common Characteristics: These are the largest, most spectacular parrots in the world. Very large, loud, playful, loyal and very intelligent birds. Powerful beaks, Screamers, very loud birds. Requires lots of time and attention. Hard to train and care for. Not the right choice for everyone.
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All Information in this article are collected via reliable online sources


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Most Popular Dog Breeds Around the World

“A Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself”  –  Josh Billings


There’s no doubt that Dogs are still holding their place as man’s Best Friend. They come in as; the 3rd most popular pets world-wide, right after Fresh water Fish, and cats.

Dogs were able to hold their ranking because of their amazing personalities, unconditional love, incomparable loyalty, and amazing capabilities.
There are countless ways that dogs have helped and are still helping humans, and they keep surprising us more and more everyday.
Well, they sure earned their place in our hearts.

Did you know that! Service dogs are now trained to help diabetic patients, by detecting  rapidly dropping or low blood sugar levels. And they were able to save a lot of people by warning them rapidly… Giving them just enough time to reach for help.


According to F.C.I registration statistics that was last made in 2013, these are the Top 10 Most Popular Dog breeds around the world:


Dog Breeds Icon Labrador Retriever:

Labrador Labrador
Life span: 10 – 14 years.
Origin: Newfoundland.
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Yellow.
Weight: Male: 29–36 kg, Female: 25–32 kg.
Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Agile, Gentle, Trusting, Even Tempered, Kind.
Height: Male: 57–62 cm, Female: 55–60 cm.




Dog Breeds Icon German Shepherd:

Simba - The German Sheperd
Life span: 9 – 13 years.
Origin: Germany.
Colors: Black, Black & Tan, Black & Silver, Red & Black, Grey, Sable.
Temperament: Obedient, Loyal, Intelligent, Courageous, Watchful, Curious, Alert, Confident.
Height: Male: 60–65 cm, Female: 55–60 cm.
Weight: Male: 30–40 kg, Female: 22–32 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Poodle (All sizes):







Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Height: Toy Poodle: 24 – 28 cm.
Miniature Poodle: 28 – 35 cm.
Standard Poodle: 45 – 60 cm, Medium .Poodle: 35 – 45 cm.
Temperament: Intelligent, Trainable, Faithful, Instinctual, Alert, Active.
Colors: Apricot, Black, White, Black & Tan, Cream, Black & White, Red, Silver, Blue, Brown, Grey, Sable.
Origin: Germany, France.




Dog Breeds Icon Chihuahua:


Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 10 – 18 years.
Origin: Mexico.
Height: 15 – 23 cm.
Mass: 1.5 – 3 kg.
Temperament: Devoted, Lively, Courageous, Alert, Quick.




Dog Breeds Icon Golden Retriever:

Golden Retriever






Life span: 10 – 12 years.
Colors: Cream, Dark Golden, Light Golden, Golden.
Temperament: Intelligent, Friendly, Reliable, Confident, Trustworthy, Kind.
Height: Female: 51–56 cm, Male: 56–61 cm.
Weight: Female: 25–32 kg, Male: 30–34 kg.
Origin: United Kingdom, Scotland, England.




Dog Breeds Icon Yorkshire Terrier:

Yorkshire Terrier
Hypoallergenic: Yes.
Life span: 13 – 16 years.
Height: Male: 17 cm (Adult).
Origin: England.
Temperament: Bold, Intelligent, Courageous, Confident, Independent.
Colors: Black & Tan, Blue & Tan, Black & Gold, Blue & Gold.




Dog Breeds Icon Dachshund (all varieties):

Dachshund Varities






Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 14 – 17 years.
Mass: 7.3 – 15 kg (Standard Size).
Origin: Germany.
Temperament: Playful, Devoted, Stubborn, Lively, Courageous, Clever.
Colors: Black, Chocolate, Black & Tan, Cream, Red, Chocolate & Cream, Blue, Tan.



Dog Breeds Icon Beagle:

Hypoallergenic: No.
Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Temperament: Even Tempered, Intelligent, Excitable, Determined, Amiable, Gentle.
Height: Male: 36–41 cm, Female: 33–38 cm.
Colors: Lemon & White, Tri-color, Brown & White, Red & White, White & Tan, Chocolate Tri, Orange & White.
Weight: Male: 10–11 kg, Female: 9–10 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Boxer:






Life span: 10 – 12 years.
Temperament: Devoted, Playful, Fearless, Loyal, Intelligent, Friendly, Energetic, Cheerful, Bright, Confident, Calm, Brave.
Height: Female: 53–60 cm, Male: 57–63 cm.
Weight: Female: 25–29 kg, Male: 27–32 kg.
Colors: Brindle, Fawn, White.
Origin: Germany, Munich.




Dog Breeds Icon Miniature Schnauzer:

Miniature Schnauzer






Hypoallergenic: Yes.
Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Temperament: Obedient, Fearless, Intelligent, Friendly, Spirited, Alert.
Height: Female: 30–36 cm, Male: 30–36 cm.
Weight: Female: 5.4–8.2 kg, Male: 5.4–9.1 kg.
Colors: Black, White, Black & Silver, Salt & Pepper.



Dog Breeds Icon Siberian Huskies:


Life span: 12 – 15 years.
Origin: Siberia.
Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Gentle, Friendly, Alert.
Colors: White, Black, Agouti, Piebald, Black & Tan, Splash, Black & White, Red, Silver, Copper, Brown, Grey, Sable.
Height: Female: 50–56 cm, Male: 54–60 cm.
Weight: Female: 16–23 kg, Male: 20–27 kg.




Dog Breeds Icon Rottweilers:

Life span: 8 – 10 years.
Origin: Germany.
Temperament: Devoted, Obedient, Fearless, Courageous, Self-assured, Alert, Good-natured, Confident, Calm, Steady.
Height: Female: 56–63 cm, Male: 61–69 cm.
Weight: Female: 35–48 kg, Male: 50–60 kg.
Colors: Black, Mahogany, Tan.

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Information in this article are collected via reliable online sources