National Mutt Day celebrated on Dec. 2nd - WDRB 41 Louisville News

National Mutt Day celebrated on Dec. 2nd

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- December 2nd is National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Day.

National Mutt Day is actually celebrated twice a year -- on July 31st and December 2nd.

National Humane Society officials say the day is about embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs.

The day was created to raise awareness for mixed breed dogs in shelters around the nation.

About 80% of dogs in shelters are mixed breeds, according to the NHS.

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