All dogs are individuals, so Best Friends and other shelters are working to see if removing speculative breed identifications help or hurt the adoption process.
Diggy the dog, suspected of being a pit bull terrier in a town with breed-discriminatory legislation, wins his case. But what about other dogs in Michigan?
Thanks to recent legislation with bipartisan support, dogs seized from fighting cases in California now have a chance at new lives.
Best Friends working with Make Michigan Next coalition on legislation to insure that all dogs in the state are evaluated as individuals, not categories.
Many shelter pit bull terrier identifications are wrong, which can result in grave consequences. Removing labels allows adopters to pick on merits, not stereotypes.
Don’t perpetrate Internet hoaxes. It’s important to check the facts before sharing inaccurate animal welfare posts online.
Strut Your Mutt in New York City raises more than $281,000 and showcases many friendly pit-bull-terrier-like dogs, helping overcome their undeserved stereotypes.
With Best Friends working collaboratively with other 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations around the country, we can Save Them All.
The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.
It’s time to celebrate South Dakota Pit Bull Independence Day, as Senate Bill 75 bans breed discrimination.