Shelters don’t always identify dog breeds correctly

That doggy in the window might not be the breed you think.

Shelters correctly identify a dog’s breed only 67 percent of the time, a new study from Arizona State University says.

The study used genetic testing on 900 pups in shelters in Arizona and San Diego.

It also revealed that only 5 percent of shelter dogs are purebreds, though it’s commonly assumed that 25 percent are.


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