People Who Dress Up Their Dogs Could Face Legal Action in London

Pirate Dog hits the catwalk. The irony.

Londoners who like to dress up their dogs should get it out of their system before the practice gets them into trouble. The RSPCA says that putting boots, all-in-one trousers, and hoodies on dogs could be harmful to them, and the organization may start prosecuting owners who "overdress" their pets if they think an animal's welfare is at risk. They're concerned about people getting pets as fashion accessories. "Taking on an animal is a long-term commitment. It's quite humiliating and sends out the wrong message about pet care," says an RSPCA spokeswoman. [Daily Mail via Racked]

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