Happy National Mutt Day!!

“National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige, (also founder of National Dog Day, National Cat Day, National Puppy Day & many more) and is celebrated on both July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt Day is all about embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs. The biggest percentage of dogs euthanized in due to the constant over-breeding and public desire of designer dogs and pure bred puppies that are sold to pet stores supplied by puppy mills that often produce ill and horribly neglected animals” (www.nationalmuttday.com)national mutt day pic

“This special day was created to be celebrated on two dates per year to raise awareness of the plight of mixed breed dogs in shelters around the nation, to educate the public about the sea of mixed breed dogs that desperately await new homes and to celebrate the mazing breeds that make up your fur child’s lineage.”(www.nationalmuttday.com)

For more information regarding National Mutt Day and the plight of shelter animals, and to read the stories of famous mutts in world history, please visit http://www.nationalmuttday.com.

References

www.nationalmuttday.com

About Creation's Care Pet Sitting

Having an undying love for animals of all shapes and sizes, it is no wonder that Virginia jumped at the opportunity to share her passion for animals with other animal lovers through Creation's Care Pet Sitting. Affectionately known as "Aunt V" by all her four legged furry friends, Virginia spent five years in the equine industry, serving as a therapeutic horseback riding instructor for individuals with disabilities before beginning her pet sitting career. Virginia is an active volunteer with the Companion Animal Rescue Endeavor (C.A.R.E.) in Tallahassee and supporter of the ASPCA.
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