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Pets: Would You Like A Dog Or A Panda Bear?

Though Giant Panda Bears are still on the endangered species list, apparently some families in southwestern China are keeping them and other exotic animals as pets.


Pandas playing in the grass, it seems...: image via DailyMail.co.ukPandas playing in the grass, it seems...: image via DailyMail.co.uk


"Apparently" is the operative word here, because the latest nutsy craze in China is to have done anything a dog groomer can do to make your dog look like an exotic animal! 

In fact, these Panda Bear look-alikes are dogs... Chow Chows, in fact... Look at the black tongues that dog groomers, somehow, refrained from bleaching...


Chow Chows masquerade as baby Panda Bears: image via DailyMail.co.ukChow Chows masquerade as baby Panda Bears: image via DailyMail.co.uk


And then there's the Bengal Tiger dog, a Golden Retriever, bleached and dyed, for his masquerade.  You'll have to admit that he's not as convincing as the Chow Chow - Panda Bears, but he joined them in Zhenghou anyway recently for a public showing.


Bengal Tiger disguise: image via DailyMail.co.ukBengal Tiger disguise: image via DailyMail.co.uk


Golden Retriever in Tiger drag: image via DailyMail.co.ukGolden Retriever in Tiger drag: image via DailyMail.co.uk


Oh, spare me the reality!


DailyMail.co.uk via Japanorama Steve

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Jun 8, 2010
by Anonymous

Panda dogs

These dogs are adorable! However, they are Chow-Chows, not Shar-peis as you posted.

Jun 8, 2010
by Lady Bee
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Thank you!

Oh yes... of course!  Thank you for letting me know.  I'll change that.  LB