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“She’s a Rescue”: The Vilification of Purebred Dogs

Posted on: September 8, 2016 - 19 Comments

"She's a rescue." I found myself wanting to say the words out loud as I walked my Labradoodle past a girl who looked at us disapprovingly and then shot me a judgmental glare. Why did I feel the need to justify anything to this complete stranger? Why have "purebred" dogs become so vilified?