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Studies conducted in Denmark and North America showed that mixed-breed dogs tended to have lengthier average life spans compared to purebreds.
If your all-American dog is an athlete, he can compete and earn titles in agility, dock diving, flyball, canine disc, freestyle (dancing with dogs), lure coursing, obedience, rally and more.
In appearance, many mutts bear features of the earliest domesticated dogs. So if your mixed breed sports a short, yellow-to-light-brown coat; has prick ears and is of medium height and weight, he likely resembles the ancestors of the modern dog.
Mutts represent about 75 percent of the shelter population, so adopting one of these dogs allows you to support your local shelter by reducing the population of pups who need homes.
These dogs can love you wholeheartedly — and you'll both benefit from saving a mutt's life.
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