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mongrel

of mixed or uncertain breeding; said of dogs in particular but also used adjectivally to refer to any species.
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The mongrels are overrepresented as they are allowed to roam outside and are mostly involved in dog fights resulting in proptosis of eyeball.
Technically all dogs are mongrels as they came from wolves or other canine animals and were mated until they got the breed they wanted.
Largest of the Maori-dominated gangs are the Mongrel Mob, Black Power, the Nomads, the Tribesmen and the Stormtroopers.
Secondly, no matter how loudly you shout, mongrels are not necessarily healthier.
Add to that the question of which pop star is Damon Gauche otherwise known as (Answer: Badly Drawn Boy), when any young person will tell you that his name is Damon Gough, then you can see why the Mongrels are looking forward to the rematch.
He said: "We've got more than 60 people playing today and 30 of those are Mongrels.
Oscar the performing mongrel has just turned 15 - in human terms - putting him well into triple figures in canine years.
Mongrel dogs are set to take centre stage as part of Masterfoods' 27m [pounds sterling] marketing campaign to reposition its Pedigree dogfood brand to a wider audience
THOSE who think pedigree dogs look like their owners are barking up the right tree,but matching a mongrel to its master is another thing, a study suggests.
Mongrels, labradors and collies are more common than other breeds and account for around two in five dogs in England and Wales.
MONGRELS in Nun-eaton and Bedworth will be showing their pedigree chums what they are made of at a dog show next month.
And what about mongrels allowed to roam the streets?