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Labels Like Mutt And Mixed Breed Are Out, American Shelter Dog Is In

2 years ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

For millions of shelter dogs across the country, labels matter. Dogs are labeled almost as soon as they walk through the shelter door. For a lucky few, labels like Labrador Retriever and Siberian Husky will work in their favor. They'll be scooped up by adopters looking for purebred dogs before the dogs even know what's happening. But for the majority of dogs in the shelter system, the idea of breed labeling won't be as gratifying. Thanks to breed discrimination and stereotypes, labels can hurt a dog's chances of being adopted.
The word “mutt” has come to be known as synonymous with words...
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