According to a study done by the Los Angeles Times, only 28 percent of black shelter dogs are adopted, and most take a longer time to be adopted than lighter-colored dogs. Some people see black dogs as bad luck and intimidating or threatening, the study claims.
Thinking back… My 4 Favorite Dogs are black <3
Abbey. I bought Abbey when she was 9 weeks old. She was born on 11/3/2010 and we got her on 1/4/2011. I remember her former owners handing her over to me, she was so small. They told me that she liked to bite. They were right, she loves to bite. Abbey is a Border Collie/Lab mix (once we get a DNA test we will know for sure) Her favorite thing to do is play Frisbee. All you have to say is “andale Risto” and shes ready! Abbey is very smart. She knows over 12 separate words, and will respond promptly to each one. How did I catch such a break with an amazingly smart dog? I sure do love her! :)
- Charli. I Bought charli as my own Christmas present. I remember meeting her owners at thanksgiving point,by the bonfire. She was wrapped up in a baby blanket, and was so small! I instantly fell in love with her. That same night she fell asleep right in my arms, and continued to as long as I had her. It was hard to keep her, because she was not welcome at any of the places I lived/stayed, but I managed to keep her for 2 and a half years. Things were tough in life, and I finally came to the decision to find her a new home. I remember handing her over to her new owners. It was the hardest thing I think I’ve ever done. I visited her once in her new home. She remembered me and didn’t want me to leave. A couple weeks later the owners text-ed me and told me that she had been hit by a car, and asked if I wanted any of her belongings. Thinking back that was the saddest I think I’ve ever been. I still miss her, and sometimes dream I see her and hold her just one more time. She will always have a place in my heart. R.I.P baby girl!
- Lukas was the dog I grew up with. I remember picking him out of the litter, he was the runt. I watched him grow up since he was 4 weeks old, and took him home at 8 weeks. He grew up with me throughout jr. high, and high school,and was such a good listener! He’s such a weird dog. He LOVES bubbles, Tennis Balls, Frisbee, stuffed animals, and drinking out of the toilet. If he ever hears you talking crap on him…well you better just watch out… ;) I remember always saying when I was little, that when I grew up I would take luke to college with me. (too bad i’m not in college) He continues to live at my parents house, with his girlfriend annabelle! Hes getting old and I’m going to miss him when hes gone!
- Annabelle, is a crazy little thing. She is a purebred brindle Boston terrier. My parents Adopted Annabelle after I found Charli a new home. She is such a sweetheart. She loves to cuddle, and will keep your feet warm all night. She gets so excited whenever anyone comes home. I didn’t get to see her much when they first got her, but shes still a part of my family. ha ha! <3
**I apologize for any bad grammar or punctuation. Sadly its been a while**