Lassie. Rin Tin Tin. 101 Dalmations. The Taco Bell Chihuahua.
Show an American a dog (especially on a screen) and bless their hearts, they want to adopt it.
Although dog breed fads are historically bad for dogs, it’s not out of the question that you might be captivated by a pair of two-colored eyes or a beseeching paw at the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon’s Meet the Mushers event, and wonder what it would be like to bring home a sled dog of your own.