Monument to the Stray Dog

The Monument to the Stray Dog is a statue in honor to the abandoned dogs. RIt is located between the National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Deportivo Vivanco at Avenida de los Insurgentes Sur in Mexico City.

The monument was created on the initiative of different associations, in particular among them the civil association Milagros Caninos. The monument seeks to create awareness among the Mexican population, since there are millions of dogs in the streets that suffer innumerable mistreatment, is an attempt by animal protection groups to raise awareness about the responsibility of having a pet, animal abuse and sterilization.

The starved and lame silhouette that can be seen on the banks of the Tlalpan Center corresponds to Peluso, a stray dog ​​that died five days before the unveiling of the statue.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s