Mixed breeds are often overlooked and underestimated because humans like to breed the most diverse and fancy dogs in all sizes, colors and shapes. The controversy of pure breeding is increasing rapidly though, as breeding certain dogs is getting so drastically out of hand that health problems and even ethical problems occur ever more frequently.
Mutt’s Day helps raising awareness that mixed breed dogs often have the advantage of a larger gene pool. On the average mutts are often more healthy. And the diversity of their appearance creates some incredibly adorable individuals.