Maricopa County Animal Care and Control introduces new program to assess dogs' personalities

Posted at 3:03 PM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 21:18:44-05

Animal Care and Control in Maricopa County is rolling out a new program, which aims to provide a genuine glimpse at dogs’ personalities in the shelter.

Dogs Live to Play – Now Let Them Play to Live was introduced last week. According to a shelter spokesperson, aside from providing dogs with much-needed exercise, mental stimulation and socialization skills, dogs will be given the opportunity to show their true selves outside of a kennel.

 The program eliminates the previously implemented dog assessments and instead provides a more accurate read of each individual dog.

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