Monday, February 16, 2015

Forget Posh Pedigrees, These Mutts Are Diamonds In The Ruff

Now through Tuesday, the Westminster Kennel Club doggedly trots out its idea of purebred perfection. But as readers of The Post have proved for the last two years, a pup doesn’t need a pedigree to be top dog. This year’s no different, as dog lovers from as far away as Cheshire, England, wrote to tell us about the mutts — many of them rescues — who brighten their lives.  “She is definitely no pedigree,” writes Upper West Sider Joe Simon of his 5-year-old Chihuahua mix, Alice. “She is missing a few teeth and has an underbite, has lopsided ears and a tail that curls up like a piglet’s. This makes her all the more beautiful to us, and we wouldn’t have her any other way!”  Meet this year’s Best in Show, mixed-breed division:

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