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Lufkin shelter two years into policy of not adopting out pit bulldogs

Officials at Lufkin facility believe they lack resources to assess temperament of breed that has a bad reputation

Posted: Sunday, January 30, 2011 1:30 am

About two years ago, Lufkin Animal Control officials decided to stop putting pit bulldogs up for adoption at Kurth Memorial Animal Shelter. Instead, they chose to send adoptable pit bulls to other shelters or rescues that can better assess each individual dog’s temperament to see what kind of home it needs.

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