Stunning Photo Series Highlights The Beauty Of Black Dogs That Are Often Overlooked In Adoption

By Alexandra Zaslow

Photographer Fred Levy may have found his most photogenic subjects yet.

The 44-year-old from Maynard, Mass., recently launched the Black Dogs Project, a photo series that photographs black dogs against a dark background. The initiative tells the story of the difficulties these dogs face when waiting to be adopted.

Although he hasn’t found any concrete statistics, after speaking to people who work in the pet industry and at animal shelters, Levy found out that black dogs are often treated differently than other dogs — and are often overlooked by people who come to shelters with the intention to adopt.

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Source: Huffington Post Green