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Sweet Portraits of Dogs Least Likely to Be Adopted

Yasha Wallin

An animal’s breed and size are just a few of the characteristics that factor into how quickly the critter will be adopted. The dogs in photographer Lanola Stone’s images ere some of the longest in residence at her local shelter, struggling to find a forever home due to their frequently misunderstood breed, age, and shabby appearance. Stone requested to assist in their adoption process, asking to photograph the “least likely to be adopted.”

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  • Brandie June

    Wonderful to know they were all adopted. I wonder what they looked like before. I know my little dog both looked and acted very differently at the shelter than when I got her home. Even the best run shelter is a very stressful place for an animal, and it's difficult to understand a dog's true personality.