Petfinder Listings Show Absurdity of Visual Breed Identification 15 NOVEMBER, 2018 This post was originally written in 2013. It has been updated with additional commentary. We were elated last year when Petfinder added "mixed breed" as a primary identifier option...
Washington State Still Allows Breed Specific Legislation
The state may have outlawed breed bans, but there's still plenty of room for breed specific legislation and discrimination.
Visual Identification Is Inaccurate No Matter the Label
We looked at a variety of dogs and labels in South Carolina, what we found was as ridiculous as we thought it would be.
PetSmart Charities’ “Future of Animal Welfare” Will Harm Dogs and People
They don't seem to think that all dogs are individuals.
Outdated Thinking Is Going to Hurt Dogs in South Carolina
We must put science over habit.
No, Science Doesn’t Say Dog Breeds Have Distinct Personalities in Their DNA
That Viral Study on Breed "Personality" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does
This Response to Our Podcast Exposes the Classism in Animal Welfare
You can’t advocate for dogs and dehumanize people at the same time.
Petfinder Dog Listings Show Just How Ridiculous Visual Breed Identification Is
Who Are The Dogs In Shelters Really And Why Does It Matter?
assumptions based on appearance disregard the genetic complexity of dogs and all other influences that make up the individual dog.
This Is Why We’re Calling Bull On “Pit Bull” Awareness Events
We love when people celebrate dogs, whether it’s their own dogs or rescue dogs. But, the language we use to talk about these celebrations should reflect where we are, not where we’ve been.