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    8 Reasons ‘Mixed’ is the Top ‘Breed’

    We recently shared a list of the Top 20 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the country. What breed sits in the top spot? The Mixed Breed! America is often called a melting pot, as people from all over the world come here and we blend together. Greater than the...

      These Are The Top 20 Most Popular Dog Breeds Of 2019

      They say you’re not supposed to pick favorites but when it comes to dog breeds, we all do it! Some of us like them big and slobbery. Others prefer pint-sized and portable. Those of us with loads of space might prefer a working or sporting breed...

        Calling All Drivers! Meatball Has Waited 3 Years To Be Your Furry Co-Pilot

        Post Updated 7/23/19: Although Meatball has been waiting three years for a forever home, he is...

          Your Input Could Help Scientists Bust Breed Stereotypes

          A now-famous 2012 study conducted by the Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the...

            DNA Test Reunites Littermates Displaced By Hurricane Harvey

            DNA testing is all the rage these days. With a simple cheek swab, curious humans can learn all...

              When It Comes To Health, Mixed And Purebred Dogs Aren’t Always The Same

              Whether you choose a purebred dog or a mix, there are always potential health concerns. Many...

                Shelter Puppy With Unusually Large Head Sparks DNA Debate

                When a litter of four stray puppies arrived at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley (HSSV) in...

                  More Shelters Are Removing Breed Labels So Adopters Can Choose With Their Hearts

                  There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to first impressions. That’s...

                    UPDATE: Deformed Dog Nobody Wanted Now Has Fans Lining Up To Adopt Him

                    UPDATE 3/29/17: Remember Picasso? The impossibly adorable pup born with the unique facial...

                      Matted Stray Underdog Becomes Westminster Wonder Dog

                      Buster – a mixed-breed former stray – is certainly no show-circuit pedigree, but...