PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–Recreation of Thrones followers are adopting Siberian huskies that seem like the dire wolves within the collection.
However now animal shelters are seeing a rise in huskies being returned now that the joys is sporting off.
GOT is a wildly widespread fantasy collection about warring households in a darkish medieval world.
Within the collection, the primary characters have husky-like canine, resulting in individuals adopting the breed. Many are unaware of the dedication it takes to personal a huskie canine.
GOT star Peter Dinklage has teamed up with PETA to get the message out.
“Please, to all of Recreation of Thrones’ many fantastic followers, we perceive that because of the direwolves’ big reputation, many people are going out and shopping for huskies. Not solely does this harm all of the deserving homeless canine ready for an opportunity at an excellent residence in shelters, however shelters are additionally reporting that many of those huskies are being deserted as typically occurs when canine are purchased on impulse, with out understanding their wants,” stated Dinklage.
Animal specialists say it’s a tragic reminder that the pets will nonetheless have to be taken care of as soon as their house owners transfer on to the subsequent common present.