Over the last few years, there has been quite a shift in the ownership of dogs. She states that Petfinder told her they would not import a file from Rescuegroups. He was surrendered to CatNap when his owner was no longer able to care for him and his housemate, who has since been adopted. Hi Jill-The shelter does get a fair amount of dogs who seem to be purebred,” but since they rarely come with any sort of documentation, the shelter usually puts a mix” tag on them just in case.
Petfinder is not saying that it refuses to work with RescueGroups because it does not fit Petfinder’s business model. Although adopting a mixed breed also has a lot of health benefits because they tend to get the best of their mix of breed genetics without the health problems many purebred dogs suffer from.
It may come as a suprise to you and your management, but most of the work a shelter does have VERY little to do with listing adoptable pets. That is a terrible shame — that Petfinder’s business model seemingly does not align with using all available resources for finding homes for rescued animals.
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