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Affectionate OvertonePlay
Often used with a sense of affection for the dog, despite its lack of pedigree. SlideOur lovable mongrel has the best temperament.
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Not OffensivePlay
Calling a dog a mongrel is not insulting; it's a neutral description of its mix. SlideYes, she's a beautiful mongrel with a shiny coat.
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Non-Specific BreedPlay
Mongrel doesn't specify which breeds are mixed; it's any combination. SlideSomeone abandoned a mongrel puppy at the shelter.