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It's possible she was originally born in a shelter. All shelter dogs in Texas are required by law to be spayed and neutered before leaving the shelter. Sometimes you can get away with not doing it if the dog is under 6 months but most decent shelters will spay and neuter all dogs starting at 6-8 weeks of age.

There are purebred dogs born in shelters, often rescues from hoarders or irresponsible breeders that the state gets while the mother is pregnant.

For example at the shelter I volunteer at we recently had a litter of purebred afghan hounds that were willingly surrendered by a breeder that got in over her head, along with a handful of beautiful dogs.
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