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Mixed Breed Dog
A domestic dog or domestic cat that is of a
If purebred ancestry has been properly recorded and registered, the dog or cat is pedigreed.
Combination of type, appearance, disposition and behaviour.
A variety of domestic dog or domestic cat with distinctive and uniform characteristics, as defined in a breed standard, and achieved by selective breeding.
Breed standards are written by breed clubs and associations, and approved and registered with governing bodies.
A pet that is produced by crossing purebreds of different breeds.
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A pet that is not
The ancestry of a
is usually unknown, and the pet has
of at least two
Mixed breed dogs are also known as
(Australian and New Zealand).
Mixed breed cats are also known as
and - by cat associations - as
non-pedigree, domestic cat, pet quality, household quality
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