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Collie Dog Suit Fulfills His Dream - Of Walking In Public As A Dog

If your dream is to walk in public as a dog, and we're not talking about some sort of big Scooby-Do onesie here, you'll spend $14K in pursuit of your dream.


(Human border collie walks in public)

Zeppet, the company that manufactured Toco’s collie costume, says it took 40 days to create the furry fashion item, which cost a cool $2 million Yen (USD $14,161).

“Modeled after a collie dog, it reproduces the appearance of a real dog walking on four legs,” the company’s spokesperson told news.com.au.

Despite garnering online fame with his puppy pursuit, Toco conceals his unusual proclivities from most of his friends and family.

“I rarely tell my friends because I am afraid they will think I am weird,’ he said in a separate interview with the Mirror. “My friends and family seemed very surprised to learn I became an animal.”

(Via NYPost.)

One of the oddest items in my database is the dog suit from one of my favorite novels Doorways in the Sand, a 1976 story by Roger Zelazny.

In the novel, alien cops come to Earth and in order to blend in they make use of totally realistic Earth animal disguises.

The scruffy-looking dog rose and came to my bedside.

"The Lon Chaney of the interstellar set" - I observed. "You make a lousy dog, Ragma."

He unsnapped several sections of his disguise and accepted the cigarette. I could not make out what he looked inside.

Now that the barrier to walking in a dog suit, actually impersonating a dog, has been broken, who knows what we will see next.

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