Few haven’t seen the 2000 movie “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” which is about a grumpy Grinch who lives with his dog, Max, on the outskirts of a town called Whoville. While the vibrant town centers around the celebration of Christmas, the isolated and bitter Grinch hates the festive time and plans to ruin it. However, his plans get complicated when he meets a little girl who tries to become his friend.
As wonderful, popular, and captivating as the holiday movie is, dog lovers around the world had their eyes glued on Max—and of course, wanted to know a little more about him and his breed. The truth is that his breed is not entirely known because he’s a mixed breed who was adopted from a shelter and given a beautiful life full of love and the spotlight.
|Beagle, dachshund, terrier mix
|9 August 1983
|18 May 2013 (aged 29 years, 282 days)
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