These 23 photos prove that dogs are just as fed up with the world as humans are.

Over the past few weeks, millions of people around the world have taken to the streets to protest.

Whether it was for the Women's March or in response to Trump's controversial executive order banning immigrants and refugees, people took action and flooded the streets and nearby airport terminals to demand change.

But enough about them. It's time we talked about their dogs.


That's right. Dogs around the world are fed up too.

Want proof? Here are 23 protest dogs who pounded the pavement (with their paws!) along with their human counterparts.

1. Take this stylish pup, Agador, who loves nasty women and doesn't care who knows.

Photo by @poochofnyc, shared with permission.

2. We're not sure if this dog is tired of all the marching or all the BS. Good thing the sign does all the talking.

Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images​.

3. This fluffy pup knows exactly what we need more of: hugs.

The line forms behind me.

4. As two of America's greatest women, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, once said, "Bitches get shit done."

Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images.

5. Repeat after this dog: Her voice matters! She is the future!

6. Know your strengths. Andre does.

Photo by @woke_pupper/Twitter, shared with permission.

Hey, we've gotta admire a dog who knows what he's good at and is willing to take action.

7. Sometimes you're too cool to wear a sign and you settle for a pink hat instead.

Same message, different medium. That's one smart dog.

8. This bully is begging you to read it (the sign, duh) and weep.

9. Margaux just wants you to fight for your rights, OK?

Photo by Kate Trainor, used with permission.

10. No ban. No wall. No questions about what this dog's sign is asking you to do.

Photo by Rachael Prokop/Greenpeace, shared with permission.

11. Man's best friend. Woman's best friend. Democracy's best friend.

Photo by Amara Possian, shared with permission.

12. Even the cutest of dogs won't rest until justice is served.

Photo by Sabrina Siddiqui, a political reporter at The Guardian, shared with permission.

13. Sometimes your dog is so fired up one sign won't do.

Photo by Lizzie Merrill, shared with permission.

14. Tiny sign. Big heart.

Photo by Jess Blank, shared with permission.

15. Look at those cats and dogs getting along on this sign. Look at them!

Photo by Chloe Grinberg, shared with permission.

16. Gizmo is ready for a close up, as long as you focus on that sign.

Photo by Katie Nicolaou, shared with permission.

17. Who's a good boy?

Photo by Emma MacDonald, shared with permission.

18. Nazi dogs? Hell no. Nasty dogs!

Photo via @jamesdoleman/Twitter, shared with permission.

19. This dog isn't gonna take it anymore.

Photo by Amanda Davis, shared with permission.

20. Any questions?

Photo by Jessica Coyle, shared with permission.

21. What do we want? Decency! When do we want it?

Photo by @dirtydog2001/Twitter, shared with permission.

According to the sign, now would be nice.

22. Nothing like taking a color-coordinated stand against fascism.  

Photo by Gonzai/Twitter, shared with permission.

23. Finally, here's a dog that's not letting you get away with saying, "But I don't know what I can do to make a difference!"

Photo by Gonzai/Twitter, shared with permission.

Hound your reps. Do it. Start now.

Want to make sure everyone knows how woke your four-legged friend is at the next protest? Create a sign of your own! Or just pick up this Civil Liberties Watch Dog Tee from the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Often, parents of children with special needs struggle to find Halloween costumes that will accommodate medical equipment or provide a proper fit. And figuring out how to make one? Yikes.

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