Breed Info Articles
What do you picture when you hear the term "pit bull"? In today's culture, it seems those words have come to represent an aggressive, bad-tempered dog, but that couldn't be further from the truth. The dog breeds that can be considered "pit bulls" (as there is no single "pit bull" breed) represent some of the hardest working, most loyal animals in the dog world. Here are 5 myths about pit bulls and the real story about these dogs.
Do black cats and dogs get passed over at animal shelters in favor of their more colorful counterparts? It's a theory based on anecdotal evidence, a phenomenon vouched for by veteran shelter staff, and the impetus for special "black cat" and "black dog" adoption events. But is it true?
By Jim Tedford
By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and AlliancesThough Jim is pictured here with his two labs Bodie and Sam, he is really a Terrier guy. How did he end up with two labs then? He says it's really simple - his wife is a Labrador Retriever person. In the world of animal lovers we...