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Pet Parent Survey Results: Designer vs. Rescue Dog Behavior

We recently conducted a survey polling mixed-breed dog owners to see if there’s a noticeable difference in reported behavior between dogs purchased from a breeder and those adopted from a shelter or animal rescue organization. Our survey polled 1,000 mixed-breed dog owners, and the results offer some pretty interesting insights. While we firmly believe that the love, care, and training a dog receives in its home will influence behavior far more than where that dog came from, the results are still worth noting. Where are the dogs coming from? Of the pet owners surveyed, 44% reported that they purchased their