Once disparaged as “mongrels,” mixed-breed dogs are actually the ultimate hybrids—each one like a purebred unto itself. Shelters might do well to follow the example of boutique stores and let the public know that their available mutts are really something unique— a treat for true dog lovers.
"A Tribute to Mutts,"
ANIMAL SHELTERING: Vol. 2010
, Article 6.
Available at: https://animalstudiesrepository.org/animshel/vol2010/iss3/6