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Celebrate National Mutt Day This Sunday!


December 2 Is National Mutt Day In Glen Allen

Our veterinarian at Short Pump Animal Hospital in Glen Allen realizes the importance of adopting a mutt, which is one reason we are spreading awareness about National Mutt Day.

Celebrating National Mutt Day in Glen Allen 

If you have ever wanted to adopt a dog, there are many reasons to do adopt rescue dogs from an animal shelter. One reason for doing so is to help control the pet population. Even if you have your heart set on adopting a purebred, you may want to consider getting a mutt instead. Commonly known as mixed breeds, mutts are dogs that are just as loving and playful as any purebred dog. Not only that, but mutts provide great companionship, plus they can be trained to be just as obedient as a purebred dog.

In order to help draw attention to the many mutts that are in need of loving homes, National Mutt Day was created as a way to encourage potential pet owners to adopt a dog and to think about the many rescue dogs that are in need of a home.

It is estimated that 53% of all dogs in the United States and 75% of dogs in this country's animal shelters are mutts. With so many mutts to love, our veterinarian in Glen Allen highly recommends adopting one. Below are some great reasons for adopting a mutt instead of a purebred dog:

  • Mutts are less likely than purebreds to inherit a genetic disorder
  • Mutts are typically less expensive than purebreds
  • Mutts have a variety of features and are more special and unique

If you want to reap all of the advantages that mutts have to offer, December 2 is National Mutt Day, which is the perfect day to adopt a dog.

Contact Our Veterinarian At Short Pump Animal Hospital in Glen Valley, VA Today!

Have you adopted a mutt and are in need of veterinary services? If so, please don't hesitate to contact our veterinarian at Short Pump Animal Hospital in Glen Allen at 804-360-0100. Besides offering pet exams, we also offer behavior counseling and grooming services.

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