Proudly owning a direwolf isn’t the identical as being a part of Home Stark.
“Recreation of Thrones” followers have been adopting their very own “direwolves,” however too many have discovered that the breeds are much less controllable than they’d like.
An animal shelter in London instructed the Unbiased that the variety of deserted huskies and malamutes had doubled between 2010 and 2013.
The quantity has dropped barely not too long ago, a pattern that the shelter attributed to an training marketing campaign in regards to the canines and their wants.
Based on PETA, two breed-specific rescue teams in California have additionally seen their numbers double over the past two years.
Peter Dinklage, who performs Tyrion Lannister on the hit HBO collection, teamed up with PETA in August to deal with the identical difficulty.
“Not solely does this harm all of the deserving homeless canines ready for an opportunity at an excellent house in shelters, however shelters are additionally reporting that many of those huskies are being deserted — as typically occurs when canines are purchased on impulse, with out understanding their wants,” he stated in a press release.