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Anonymous Anonymous  |  6/10/2008 12:16 PM  |  Flag  
Shelters need to start understand breed traits and how these can effect potential adopters. Too many shelters push dogs on people without telling them what to expect or even suggest to do further research. Many don't know the breeds or deliberately mislead people on what the real breed is in a hope of getting dogs adopted. This dog was adopted out only 3 months before an attack:

Anonymous Anonymous  |  6/10/2008 4:51 PM  |  Flag  
It called "Kennel Blindness" and it affects many shelter workers who deal with so much euthanasia. The average shelter worker last less than two years on the job due to it, and the A/C profession needs to come to terms with how this human factors issue impacts public safety.

Currently they are wishing it away until lawsuits eventually force them to self-regulate.

Anonymous Jersey  |  6/10/2008 6:43 PM  |  Flag  
Another New Jersey case where an adopted dog killed the new owner

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