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Join the Black Dog Club!
Animals  (tags: black dogs, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3533 days ago -
Most animal shelters find it difficult to place large black dogs into forever homes. Black dogs, especially large ones like Labrador Retriever mixes are overlooked in favor of lighter colored dogs.
Black Dog Syndrome
Animals  (tags: black dogs, prejudice, unfair, adoptions, animal shelters, abandoned )

- 3686 days ago -
Black Dog Syndrome (BDS). BDS is defined as "the low adoption and high euthanasia rate of black dogs in shelters." Two activists working on behalf of black dogs in shelters, Tamara Delaney of Contrary to Ordinary: The Black Pearls of the Dog World and
Pledge to Do Your Part to Help End "Black Dog Syndrome"! Sign Petition!
Animals  (tags: black dogs, fear, animals, dogs, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3855 days ago -
am asuming that the general public is not aware of the plight of Big Black pound dogs. Black labs or lab mixes are euthanized at a horrifying rate at many pounds & shelters because people pass them up for lighter colored dogs who appear "less
Black Pups Face Doggie Discrimination
Animals  (tags: animal shelter, unwanted, black dogs, discrimination )

- 3903 days ago -
It's not like Pamela Gregg was a stranger to helping out the underdog. She thought she knew what kinds of pooches linger the longest in animal shelters: Older dogs, abused dogs, sick or injured dogs -- dogs like George Bailey, the hound mix she'd rescued
Discriminating Against Dogs: 'Black Dog Syndrome'
Animals  (tags: dogs, black dogs, homeless black dogs, animal welfare, companionanimals )

- 4149 days ago -
VIDEO-Many loving pooches in need of good homes nationwide are being overlooked and underadopted at area shelters, and they all share one thing in common: the color of their fur. It's a phenomenon called "black dog syndrome" and it has pet advocates

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