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W.Va. group raises awareness of pet prejudice

Dominion Post photo by Tyson Murray Elissa Momen holds Princess, a black kitten, Thursday evening, during Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia’s adoption for black dogs, cats and kittens, at Masman Jewelers.
Dominion Post photo by Tyson Murray
Elissa Momen holds Princess, a black kitten, Thursday evening, during Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia’s adoption for black dogs, cats and kittens, at Masman Jewelers.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Several black cats and a dog found new homes on Thursday, July 9.

Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia hosted “Black in Style and on the Red Carpet” at Masman Jewelers, featuring food, fun and of course, pet adoptions.

The event was designed to raise awareness about “Black Dog Syndrome,” said Pat Smyth, with Animal Friends. The issue is that black colored animals are adopted at rates lower than others…

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