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We Let the Dawgs Out Public Art Exhibit

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Address: Downtown Athens, Athens, GA

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An unusual place for a dog.

We stopped here to take a picture of this dog as part of geocaching. There is some construction going n in front of it. It was cute!!

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Rickydee48
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Randleman, North Carolina
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Randleman, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

We stopped here to take a picture of this dog as part of geocaching. There is some construction going n in front of it. It was cute!!

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Americus, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

I am very impressed as to how clean the city streets are in Athens. It makes for a good walk downtown.

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1 Thank Kathryn M
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Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

The bull dawg statues around the Athens business are very cool .... Maybe hinges on my love of the bull dawgs but still to see them all over town painted is pretty cool !!!!

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1 Thank Charles B
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

A few years ago, Athens resided to make a few dozen large Bulldog sculptures - have local artist paint them as works of art - and scatter them around town. Each one is unique. This is one of the reasons Athens is a Unique southern town.

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Athens, Georgia
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Check out all of the Dawgs at various locations in Athens for some interesting art and a photo opportunity on your visit to wonderful college town.

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1 Thank Joe66Michael
Staatsburg, New York
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

The bulldogs (or Bulldawgs) one finds throughout Athens and through Five Points and other areas were commissioned by the Athens-Oconee Junior Women's Club and are a special little treat one comes across throughout the city. There are something like thirty-six of these statues which were created by local artists. Each one is unique and each has its own name. When... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Our family loves to Ty and find these as a fun side thing to do when we are in the car. It's really nice to see art displayed everywhere. We are planning to start a photo album of them.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

As a non-resident, I love seeing the Bulldogs all over town. They're so cool and really show a lot of pride. They make great photo opps!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

This art exhibit has become an Athens tradition. Even as a local, it is fun to try to hunt them all down and take a picture with them. I'd like to make this into an actual "scavenger hunt" someday.

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I want instinctively dislike the bulldogs because they represent football, which means so much to a lot of people, but just means terrible traffic and a town full of drunk buttholes to those of us who love the downtown area. However, it kinda gets art into the eyes of people who might otherwise never notice, if only because the art... More 

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