Temperament Testing Dogs -an Excuse to Kill?

Bound Angels Blog Leave a Comment

Recently there seems to be much attention on temperament testing dogs in shelters here in LA.  The controversy is necessary because of the implications to the innocent- the shelter dogs. In short, temperament testing a dog involves putting a dog through a series of tests to see if he will bite.  There is a lot more to it than that, …

defending the temperament test concept.

Robert Cabral Blog Leave a Comment

There was a recent online article condemning temperament tests for dogs at animal shelter.  The link to the article is here: My response is below: While I agree with the notion that bad temperament tests are deadly to dogs, I disagree with those that say “there in no place for temperament testing in our shelter system.”  There are plenty of …