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Rachael3171398 Rachael3171398 3 years
Actually, purebreds have higher incidences of disease and degenerative health issues.
likethedirection likethedirection 4 years
One thing I'd like to say about shelters is that sometimes they go overboard on screening for good homes. I KNOW it's important, but at age 20, a shelter deemed me 'too young' to adopt a dog. I'm happy to say that I ended up adopting a farm puppy and she was one of the most spoiled dogs I know. She lived for 7 very very happy years before dying to cancer. I know shelters have to be careful, but they should revise the adoption process a little bit. Maybe instead of deciding based on the adoption application, they should spend more time on an adoption interview...REALLY trying to decide how dedicated a person is going to be. A bunch of info written on an application does not decide whether you're going to be a good doggy parent or not.
Gabriela-Une-Vie-Saine Gabriela-Une-Vie-Saine 4 years
This broke my heart. So many people spend hundreds of dollars on dogs when there are THOUSANDS that need good homes living in shelters. Our lab was a rescue and she's the sweetest little lady I've ever met!!
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