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Battle of the Stereotypes

Face it: no matter what people say or do, some breeds face an uphill battle against stereotypes. Even when studies show "unexpected" breeds to be mean, animals like Pitties, Dobies, and Rotties often endure long wait time for placement.

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Smacks83 Smacks83 6 years
All we are give pitts a chance!!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 6 years
I know a lot of people who live in urban areas can't adopt certain breeds because so many apartments have breed restrictions.
baltimoregal baltimoregal 6 years
Aww beautiful pitty!!! Such a shame people don't get it.
Yogaforlife Yogaforlife 6 years
Other breeds that have trouble being adopted out are Australian Cattle Dogs, Chows, Bull Dogs, and German Shepherds. The shelter I volunteered at had a pair of ACD that had been there almost 30 months before they found a forever home. That's a long time to spend in a shelter. It's sad - their owner died and they ended up living over two years in a kennel.