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

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.
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Dogs wearing pantyhose is the new trend on Chinese social media sites. (Youtube/Screengrab)

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.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/asianet/dogs-wearing-pantyhose-chinese-social-medias-new-fad

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