DID you know this ? It happened in 2007
A stray dog monument was inaugurated this past weekend, the last Year of the Dog according to the Chinese calendar, next to the entrance of one of the subway stations in Moscow. The memorial, titled ‘Compassion’ by sculptor Alexander Tsigal and architect Andrei Nalich, was installed in an underpass next to the lobby Mendeléievskaya station, where several years ago I was stabbed a stray dog that was allowed employees metro . The death of the dog, to which workers Mendeléievskaya station had given him the name of Malchik ( Child ) garnered media space and shocked public opinion. A group of writers and artists called on the management of the Moscow metro support the idea of building a monument to symbolize respect for stray animals. Among the promoters of the initiative is Yevgeny Yevtushenko poets and Bella Ajmadúlina and personalities from the world of theater and music as Valentine Gaft, and Andrei Makarevich Konstatin Raikin. The sculpture, depicting Malchik, was funded by donations from individuals both in Russia and abroad.
Moscú inaugura una escultura dedicada al perro callejero Monumento al perro callejero en Moscú. (EFE) En una estación de metro donde fue apuñalado uno.