Panda dog: Singapore dyeing service called ‘cute’ and ‘cruel’

The owners claim the dye used is harmless. © Panda Chow Chows
One Singapore dog owner’s plan to make a bit of kibble from dyeing her white chow chows with black panda patches and selling chances to take a selfie with them has backfired.

Meng Jiang faces criticism from animal rights groups who say the dye is a danger to her doggies.

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The whole scheme was announced by Jiang’s husband, a Goldman Sachs trader who gives seminars on "Trading the Truth!".

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The Animal Concerns Research and Education Society launched a petition to ban the practice they can present to the city-state’s parliament.

In the meantime, the dogs are enjoying some celebrity, seen here being mobbed on the streets of Singapore.

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