PETA Urges Georgia Bulldogs To Retire ‘Uga’ Reside Mascot
Contemporary off Georgia’s blowout nationwide championship win, the Bulldogs have already got a brand new enemy — PETA — ‘trigger the animal rights org. is looking for the victors to formally retire their reside mascot, Uga.
TMZ Sports activities has discovered, the Folks for the Moral Therapy of Animals fired off a letter to College of Georgia president, Jere Morehead this week … asking the college to switch its iconic English bulldog, Uga X, with a human at sporting occasions.
The org. claims Uga’s presence at video games will increase demand for breathing-impaired breeds like pugs, bulldogs and boxers … they usually need Georgia to steer by instance.
PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman launched a press release on the matter … saying, “Because the back-to-back nationwide champion, can’t UGA discover it in its coronary heart to truthfully look at the influence of its promotion of deformed canines and name time on its outdated, live-animal mascot program?”
“PETA is looking on Jere Morehead to be a peach and change poor Uga with a human mascot who can assist the group in a profitable method.”
Uga is locked in again in Athens pic.twitter.com/ksm0yUnV6t
— Faculty GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) January 10, 2023
In fact, Georgia has used reside mascots because the Fifties … beginning with Uga I. The present mascot, Uga X, didn’t make the journey to Los Angeles for Monday’s recreation because of the 5 plus hour flight.
PETA clearly thinks it is time for a brand new custom … however do not anticipate Georgia to get rid of the doggo anytime quickly.