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Rescue a Dog

When I’m walking Smokey, people often ask me “What kind of dog is he?” Inquiring eyes still glaze over with incomprehension when I say he’s a “mutt,” or a “rescue.” If it’s not an identifiable “dog show” breed, many people don’t know what it is, which suggests that there is a lack of awareness about rescuing mutts from a shelter as a legitimate option. If you’re thinking about getting a dog, do yourself and a dog the best favor imaginable: get a rescue. Speaking from personal experience, I can – without hesitation – say that it’s the best thing I’ve ever done.