As the old saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and Sid’s can’t help but shine through.
“People often come into our shelter looking for specific types of dogs, but dogs are companions ... they're not handbags and they're not shoes,” Morris says. “The way that a dog looks is for us, not for them. What matters is what they are like, not what they look like.”
“If more people would walk into shelters and ask the shelter staff which dogs are their favorites,” he says, “rather than asking for specific breeds, they would have much better adoption experiences.”