|Launch of a new pet park at Dahe Mincui Park on June 5, 2010 in Zhengzhou, Henan Province of China features a retriever dyed to look like an exotic tiger prowling the streets and Chow Chow dogs dyed to look as panda bears.|
In recent years there has been a growing trend in Asia. What you're seeing in the following photos are not baby panda bears or tigers being walked on the street. These are dogs dyed to look like exotic animals. Chow Chow dogs dyed to resemble pandas and retrievers dyed to look like tigers. Dyed pets has been a trend for for some time but the makeovers for the exotic animal look has been a recent craze. As China enjoys its economic boom, more and more Chinese are now able to pamper their pets and dress them up as exotics.
|Pet park opening day ceremony Dahe, Mincui Park.|
|A child enjoys the Panda painted Chow Chow at the new pet park in Dahe, Mincui.|
|A baby chow chow is shown dyed to look like a panda cub during the launch of a pet park at Dahe Mincui Park on June 5, 2010|
|A painted dog looking like a panda appears at a new pet park at Dahe Mincui Park onJune 5, 2010 in Zhengzhou, Henan Province of China|