17 Sep '11, 6am

Sad! Why Handbag Dogs Are Being Abandoned at Animal Sanctuaries

Sad! Why Handbag Dogs Are Being Abandoned at Animal Sanctuaries

Photo: Alfredo Villa fotografo Ardent followers of Paris Hilton and other intellectual celebrities love to copy the style of their idols. If the accessory of the moment happens to be glittery sunglasses or bright orange flip-flops, all that happens is the follower looks a bit silly. When the accessories are little dogs that fit perfectly into designer handbags, however, things might turn sour. Photo: Roger Casas-Alatriste Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Madonna are among the fad-setters who started carting chihuahuas and similar breeds around as living fashion accessories. Sometimes they dress the poor animals in little outfits, treating them more like fur-covered dolls than sentient creatures. Impressionable fans quickly followed suit. The problem with using animals as accessories is that little dogs are still dogs. They need walks, food, grooming and vet appointments. A...

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