Are mutts healthier than purebreeds?

Among dog lovers there is an ongoing debate on whether or not mutts are healthier than purebreeds. There is actually a good reason why some people think that mutts, or crossbreeds are considered more healthy, and it has…

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Dog adoption myths – all dogs in shelters are mutts

I thought I would today continue dispelling some of the myths around dog adoption and talk about one of the most common excuses to adopting a dog from the shelter, the “fact” that they are all mutts. Not…

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Basenji – the dog breed that doesn’t bark

Title of this article might be a bit misleading, clickbaity even, but Basenji really are a dog breed that doesn’t bark, at least not in the traditional sense. They still make noise, they just don’t bark. If you…

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Old dogs need regular veterinarian visits

Dogs getting old is pretty much the same to people getting old, which is something that most dog owners aren’t aware of. That means that as your dog gets older, he or she will need regular visits to…

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Basic training – what every dog shelter should be doing

A lot of people are hesitant when it comes to adopting adult dogs from shelters, and I sort of get what that is. For most dogs in shelters it’s difficult to know what kind of past they’ve had….

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