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What’s in a Name? Effect of Breed Perceptions & Labeling on Attractiveness, Adoptions & Length of Stay for Pit-Bull-Type Dogs

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Columns represent mean values (with error bars for standard errors) on the 6-point Likert scale for each of the perceived behavioral and adoptability characteristics in response to the breed exemplar photographs of the Labrador Retriever, pit-bull-type dog and Border Collie.

Paired samples t-tests indicated that all comparisons between the pit bull and other breeds were statistically significant.

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