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    Are Black Animals less likely to be adopted?

    Puppy Prejudice

    It’s a common story animal welfare workers will share: Black pets are often the last left on the shelter floor and the first to be euthanized. The idea is so pervasive there’s even a name for it — black dog syndrome.

    “It’s not news to people who have been in animal welfare for a while that black cats and dogs are a little harder to place,” Brenda Barnette of Los Angeles Animal Services told TODAY.com. “I think it’s for the very simple reason that they’re harder to photograph.”

    http://www.today.com/pets/puppy-prej...ted-4B11204642

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    Re: Are Black Animals less likely to be adopted?

    Then the shelters should improve the background to contrast their color and show their true beauty.

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    Re: Are Black Animals less likely to be adopted?

    That makes me glad we adopted Gracie from a shelter as a pup! As you can see by my Gracie she is all black and very beautiful. Since she is almost 10 years old she is starting to get some grey though.

 

 

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