Select Page For shelter dogs, identification of breed mix and heritage can be a matter of life or death. This is particularly true for the thousands of dogs who—based on appearance—are labeled as “Pit Bulls” by shelter workers. However, in a recent study led by Lisa Gunter in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, it was determined that shelters inaccurately represent the breed heritage of three-quarters of dogs sampled.

buy generic Pregabalin The study, the largest reporting of breed heritage in sheltering to date, involved 919 dogs in the care of the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL) and the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS).