Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your mixed breed dog (aka mutt). Honest advice on caring for puppies and dogs that are a mix of breeds. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Mixed Breed Dogs...
Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Mixed Breed Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about mixed breed dogs – I hold nothing back.

Mixed Breed Dog FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of mixed breed dogs.


Training Mixed Breed Dogs

I'll show you how to teach your mixed breed puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Mixed Breed Dog Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for mixed breed health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Mixed Breed Dog

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your mixed breed dog from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating mixed breed puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.