Our friends at the Animal Farm Foundation put together this infographic , “All dogs are individuals – why looks don’t equal behavior.” The Center for Shelter Dogs’ Match-Up II Shelter Dog Rehoming Program reflects this philosophy. We can’t predict a dog’s behavior by looks or breed, not only because we are so often wrong about the breeds in a mixed breed dog, but also because experience and environment play a huge role in determining behavior.
We hope you enjoy this infographic. I sure did! Viewing each dog as an individual helps you identify and understand each dog’s individual needs, enabling you to provide customized care while they are in the shelter and better placements for long-term rehoming. As we like to say at the Center, Because every dog is different!
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