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Dogs Wear Costumes to Raise Awareness

Halloween came a week early for some pets in the Philippines. It was all part of an effort by animal welfare activists to raise awareness about the proper way to treat a pet.

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5:21AM PDT on Apr 25, 2013

thank you for sharing

7:10PM PST on Nov 7, 2011

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12:23PM PST on Nov 6, 2011

Good cause or not - dogs should not wear costumes, how terribly cruel!

11:42AM PDT on Nov 4, 2011

thank you

9:39AM PDT on Nov 1, 2011

The sound didn't work, but I think it's a great idea to do something like this especially in countries that don't treat dogs well at all.

6:22AM PDT on Nov 1, 2011

An interesting segue from the post 'are costumes cute or cruel'. If it work and people learn about being better guardians then so be it. Costumes are not always cruel. If the dog is happy (it is usually dogs) and the costume is not confining and over the top then I can not object. Dogs wear coats and other outer clothing and there isn't always much of a difference. Tow of my dogs get cold in the winter and they have coats and fleeces. dogs wear boots to protect their feet too. Sure costumes are for the people but if the animals are not uncomfortable then what is the fuss?

5:12PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

Strange way to show how to treat a pet in a prober way.

11:00PM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

It's a positive way to reach many people who wouldn't otherwise be aware of proper care. Not sure if they eat dogs in the Philippines any more, but if dressing a dog or cat up helps bring awareness against animal animal abuse, maybe this would help .

6:37PM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

Wonderful way to bring awareness to people!!

5:25PM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

I don't like pets in costumes, but if it is for a good cause, I think an exception can be made. Thank you.

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