Your dog is a ‘mix,’ but what mix?

Why identifying your crossbreed can help you understand your dog

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Jul 29 · 5 min read
This dog is a magnet to me whenever I sleep. (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

When you get a dog from an animal shelter, more often than not, crossbreeds are not identified. One worker told me that when they used to try to guess the breeds and document them on adoption papers, dog adopters would later tell them the puppy grew up to look like a completely different breed. I…