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The silence of dogs in cars

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 30-10-2010 21:56 | Category: Animal rights



Martin Usborne: The silence of dogs in cars

Not a campaign but great inspiration for animal rights or loneliness projects.
These two photo’s are part of a project from Martin Usborne: The silence of dogs in cars

I was once left in a car at a young age.
I don’t know when or where or for how long, possibly at the age of four, perhaps outside Tesco’s, probably for fifteen minutes only. The details don’t matter.  The point is that I wondered if anyone would come back. It seems trivial now but in a child’s mind it is possible to be alone forever.
Around the same age I began to feel a deep affinity with animals – in particular their plight at the hands of humans. I remember watching TV and seeing footage of a dog being put in a plastic bag and being kicked. What appalled me most was that the dog could not speak back. It’s muteness terrified me.

More at oitzarisme from Constantin Nimigean.

Martin Usborne: The silence of dogs in cars







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I am very happy to see a movment for the protection of animals. Why should they have to be kept in cars, they are ment to be free. Just so the owner can feel that they have a companion is not a reason to keep dogs in vehicles. Great Job.

Posted by Coleman Manning | 11-05-2011 15:41



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