Black Dog Fund

Black Dog Syndrome: black dogs are typically left behind in shelters and are at greater risk of being euthanized.

Why is this? Black dogs just don’t stand out; shelters are dimly lit, so black dogs don’t photograph well; many equate black dogs with being aggressive, and are frightened by them; and they appear to be older when black dogs have white on their muzzle.

Because of Black Dog Syndrome, RADAR has recognized that black dogs are one of the most at-risk dog types in shelters. Almost 1/3 of the dogs we have assisted are black dogs. The Black Dog Fund is designed to better enable RADAR to assist black dogs by providing $50 towards each black dog helped, as long as funds are available.

Take a look at all of the dogs who have received assistance through this fund so far this year.

Your contributions to the Black Dog Fund will help us save more at-risk black dogs by providing them with a second chance at life.

To see donors and assisted dogs from previous years, please click below:

2014   2015   2016   2017   2018

 

Donor List for the Black Dog Fund

Thank you to the following contributors:

Gerald Huber

Dogs Assisted Through the Black Dog Fund


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