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What's your take on this?

Dog breeds are often recognized for distinctive traits -- the short legs of a dachshund, wrinkled face of a pug, spotted coat of a Dalmatian. Unfortunately, the genetics that give various breeds their particular attributes are often the result of inbreeding.

Source: Most dog breeds highly inbred: Study suggests inbreeding contributes to increase in disease and health care costs
I’ve always read that “mongrels”, mixed breeds, and street dogs tend to be hardier and healthier with fewer common diseases. We’ve known quite a number of people who have adopted strays that have lived 15+ years. That’s not common among “purebreds”. Purely anecdotal but has also been reported often by pet health articles and publications through the years.
 
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