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Activist Group Spreads Awareness with Giant Inflatable Dog

Activists setup a 10-foot-tall inflatable puppy dog in Hollywood to bring awareness to animal rights and vegetarianism.

The inflatable dog can be seen along Hollywood Boulevard.
The inflatable dog can be seen along Hollywood Boulevard.

Animal rights activists involved with Mercy For Animals. a non-profit focused on animal rights and vegetarianism, have taken awareness to a whole new level by setting up a 10-foot-tall inflatable puppy dog. 

The dog, which is dressed in mustard, ketchup and a bun, is located on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Ave. Activists are posting the message "Why love one but eat the other?" next to the figure. 

The demonstration is meant to send a message to consumers about the cruelties that exist in slaughter farms.

Mercy For Animal writes in a press release:

"[It] will expose consumers the reality that farmed animals are every bit as capable of experiencing pain and suffering as the dogs and cats so many of us know and love."

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