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Game of Thrones and Twilight blamed for abandoned huskies
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:01 pm
Game of Thrones and Twilight blamed by charity for record numbers of abandoned huskies
Record numbers of Siberian huskies and other wolf-like breeds are being abandoned each year, with the past five years seeing a 700 per cent rise, according to one of Britain’s leading animal charities.
They have become fashionable due to their prominence as the "direwolves" in the popular fantasy series Game of Thrones, as well as appearing in the Twilight movies.
Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho ... 12250.html
Re: Game of Thrones and Twilight blamed for abandoned huskie
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 5:11 pm
I found a recent article about the so called "Dog Movie Star Effect", it's a very interesting read, highly recommended:
The Dog Movie Star Effect: Is It Real?
You think that Disney movies affect dog popularity -- but is it really true?
source: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ani ... is-it-real
Re: Game of Thrones and Twilight blamed for abandoned huskies
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:19 pm
That's a crazy story. I would have thought this would add to the popularity of huskies. Weird how it seems to have produced the opposite effect.