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He did not wag his tail

My recollections of FIDO was that his tail wagged and his eyes lit up. Today he just stood there... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Fun

What a fun thing to have in your suburb. A great photo op with your own dog and just something... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Chilli62
,
Caloundra, Australia
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Wingrove Street | (corner of Station Street, next to Railway Station), Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria 3078, Australia
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

this thing - dog makes a heavy breathing sound that sacred the children as they walked past not a great addition

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

My recollections of FIDO was that his tail wagged and his eyes lit up. Today he just stood there mute, guarding the railway station. A handsome dog anyway.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What a fun thing to have in your suburb. A great photo op with your own dog and just something unexpected at a suburban railway station.

Thank Chilli62
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Fairfield Industrial Dog Object can be shortened to the acronym FIDO -- ha ha ha. Fairfield these days is a prosperous neighbourhood. FIDO is just down from the Fairfield Railway Station. FIDO is built of wood, and resembles, one imagines, the wooden horse with...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I love this, from the structure to the clever name. An excellent example of community art, I only wish the light show in the eyes worked more often. But, as community art it's a 9 out of 10 for me.

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This large wooden dog stands quite impressively near the Fairfield Station.FIDO stands for something to do with Fairfield.But the dog just stands

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

my young lad loves the giant dog. think it's fantastic too be honest. check out the pokemon street art around the corner on wall as well

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Something different. Good to see the council spending my rates money wisely. Walked under the huge dog last night, it us still looking good after a few years standing by the railway crossing. Worth taking a photo if you are in the area.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is like the Trojan Horse, but it is a giant wooden dog 5.5 metres tall, next to Fairfield Railway Station. It was built as public art in 2000 after much public debate and local opposition. I do remember in the early days that it...More

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