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The Suffering Of The It Dogs Of Instagram 15

Pet parents spent more than $100 billion on their furry friends in 2020 – a figure driven, in part, from the purchase of designer breeds. Journalist Tove K. Danovich joins host Krys Boyd to discuss dogs bred for aesthetics, not purpose, and why that’s harming the health of man’s best friend. Her article, “The Very Cute, Totally Disturbing Tale of the American ‘It’ Dog,” was published by Vox.