It’s not the breed of dog that’s important — it’s the connection you forge with them when they become part of your family. Dog breed snobbery is dead.
A tool called the “coefficient of inbreeding,” or COI, can help you measure the risk that the puppy will have a genetic health problem.
For anyone who claims there’s no such thing as a purebred shelter puppy, you need to see this. Here are 19 examples — and trust me, there are many more.