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Removing Breed Labels

Don’t rely on inaccurate visual identification to describe the dogs in your care. Research shows that these methods are usually incorrect and they also don’t tell adopters any of the information they really need to know about a dog’s personality and behavior.

Adoption Policies

Both dogs and people are individuals. Shelter adoption policies based on stereotypes for both dogs and people increase the length of stay and most often are not truly in the best interest of the dog or the individual family.

Building Safe Communities

Unlike BSL, these policies are effective and don’t damage the human-canine bond. Combining common sense laws with community outreach, ensures that everyone has access to the necessary resources they need to be responsible pet owners.

Breed Specific Legislation

BSL separates families and criminalizes dog owners. Learn how these laws cost communities money and time, all while breaking up families and well-cared for – without making anyone safer.

Adoption Marketing

Learn how to market all dogs as individuals and remove stereotypes from your marketing. 


Give your shelter dogs the physical and mental stimulation they need to stay occupied, happy, healthy, and sound until they go home with adopters.

Advocacy and the Media

Advocating for fair and equal treatment of “pit bull” dogs and their owners requires passion and dedication, but also thoughtfulness and a solid understanding of the facts. 

BSL Talking Points

Accurately communicate about the negative impact of breed specific legislation with the help of these well-researched talking points, sample letter, and suggested resources.

FAQs About Animal Farm Foundation

Curious about why we put “pit bull” in quotes? We have the answer to that and more in this ebook.

Resources for Veterinary Professionals

Understanding dog genetics is important for veterinary care, but making sure you don’t judge a dog’s behavior based on their appearance or breed is equally as important.

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