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Celebrating our mutts on Monday

Pet celebration holidays occur throughout the year, and whatever kind or breed of the pet being honored usually gets only one day. Mutts, however, are special because they get two days: July 31 and Dec. 2. So, what’s so noteworthy about mutts that they get double attention? Mutts greatly outnumber purebred dogs, and millions of mutts, waiting to be adopted, fill much of the space in both traditional and no-kill shelters.

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