Designer Breeds Vs. Purebreds; Which are Heathier?
Most people have heard that Mixed Breed or Designer Breed dogs are heathier than purebred dogs. It is said they are more genetically resistant to defects due to their greater genetic diversity, and there is truth in that. Purebred dogs can also suffer from generations of inbreeding to keep certain traits in the lineage, which can lead to diseases or defects cropping up more often as the genes for those aren't diluted in the gene pool by outbreeding. However, many Purebred dog