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Purebred Dogs Are All Frankensteins, Adopt A Mutt Instead

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy

Adam Conover from "Adam Ruins Everything" is here to, well, ruin everything for all you purebred dog lovers by giving the lowdown on how breeding can ...

The Inspiration Behind 'One Of The Best Comic Strips Of All Time'

OWN | Posted 04.29.2014 | OWN

Over nearly two decades, Patrick McDonnell has gained countless fans of his comic strip "Mutts," including some very famous cartoonists. From "The Sim...

5 Reasons Every Girl Should Have a Dog

Kendra Alvey | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Kendra Alvey

Every girl needs a dog. I'm not saying boys don't need dogs. And I'm not cat bashing, either. Cats are cute. Yeah, I said it. But, I still say every girl needs a dog. Please hold all eye rolls until I've pled my case.

Mix Breeds Get Their Day (or at Least a Few Hours)

Ken White | Posted 05.10.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

Among the many great Groucho Marx quotes: "I don't want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member." It may be a stretch, but that quote c...

Muttbombing Is The Hilarious New Instagram Craze That's Also Helping Shelter Dogs

Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News

People, it's time to start taking more selfies... But only if you're willing to be muttbombed! This may sound ridiculous, but bear with us -- "m...

These 26 Mixed-Up Mutts Prove Pedigree Can't Trump The Pure Charm Of An Underdog

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.18.2014 | Good News

Mutts have long been slighted by the pet industry in favor of glitzier, pricier purebred pooches. For some of these pups, not having purebred cachet c...

These 19 Adorably Awkward Mixed Breed Dogs Will Make You Love Mutts Even More

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.24.2014 | Good News

For the cultivated dog aficionado, purebreds have long been the peak of canine sophistication. But recently, tides have changed, and even the pedigree...

WATCH: Would You Adopt A Fire-Tailed Border Cocker?

Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

Would you adopt a fire-tailed border cocker? How about a marbled english filamaraner? If you're a dog owner, chances are you probably have a pooch wit...

About That Nation of 'Mutts': A Response to David Brooks

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 08.30.2013 | Media
Stacy Parker Le Melle

I suppose in Brooks's eyes, my son is a "mutt." The beautiful reality is that he is as American as American can be. Our roots go deep. And we're not going anywhere.

Share Your Mutt Photos!

Posted 04.12.2013 | Green

Mutts have a lot of things going for them. They're a choose-your-own-adventure kind of cute, present an element of mystery and intrigue, plus they're ...

10 Reasons To Love A Mutt

Posted 09.12.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Kim Campbell Thornton: Dream dogs can take many forms, such as regal sighthounds, playful spaniels, watchful guardian breeds and c...

I'm With Stupid: The More Mutt the Merrier

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.29.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

We have a bone to pick (get it?) with the Westminster Kennel Club, the hoity-toity organization that crowned a Pekingese top dog at its 2012 show at Madison Square Garden a couple of weeks ago.

WATCH: Westminster Dog Show Rejects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Elegance, beauty, grace; these are the hallmarks of a champion dog according to the Westminster Kennel Club. But if you ask us, those qualities pale ...

'What A Difference A Dog Makes'

Dana Jennings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dana Jennings

As I recovered, I was captivated by the power of Bijou's mere presence as she let me massage her pointy skull and plush ears, and of her absolute insistence on living in the moment -- even as she coped with her own medical woes.

Good Grief! Comic Characters Leave Newspapers for a Day

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that most newspapers still don't publish weekday comics in color, my mistake was putting today's cartoon guests in the green room rather than the black-and-white room.

Yesh, We Can--Adopt!

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Markarian

Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip MUTTS, will run a series of strips Monday through Saturday (Dec. 8-13) honoring the Obama family's decision to adopt a rescued dog.

Open Letter to Obama From Lewis-The-Dog: Go to the Shelter and Rescue a "Mutt Like Me"

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Cahn

Lauren Cahn is busy applying to grad school this week, so she asked her dog, Lewis, to pinch hit. He seems to have come up with his own topic, stubborn hound that he is.

Vote "Yesh!" on Prop 2

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Markarian

Patrick McDonnell, the creator of the comic strip MUTTS, has dedicated a full week beginning this Sunday to the theme of protecting farm animals from cruelty.