Dogs wearing pantyhose: Chinese social media's new fad (VIDEO)

Dogs wearing pantyhose is the new trend on Chinese social media sites.

Remember the Barenaked Ladies song "It's all been done"? Well, it hasn't. In China they thought of the unthinkable recently: dogs wearing pantyhose.

Gou gou chuan siwa (or "Dogs wearing pantyhose") or the practice of putting hosiery on pets is a controversial practice that is catching on within China's social networking sites.

After a few memes of the dogs appeared in China earlier this month, more and more users decided to try what some call pet shaming.

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Here is a timeline of how the trend got started and some amusing pictures.

From the comments, some think it's animal cruelty, others are just plainly amused, likely at work.