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poo for sale

Little dogs are popular in Japan. Some say it's because accommodation here is generally cramped, so a dog with short legs and a small body fits well. Others believe that smaller dogs are cuter than their larger lumbering counterparts.

Take a walk down a street in Osaka of an evening, and you'll more than likely see lots of these little mutts in all manner of get-up. Baseball jackets, hats, dresses, coats and at Christmas, Santa Claus outfits.

At a 'dog cafe' you can enjoy a relaxing cup of tea and a piece of cake while the massive Labrador from down the road lunges across the floor in pursuit of the terrified Yorkshire Terrier (dressed in a pink skirt), dragging chairs and tables with them as they go. At the same cafe you can buy all sorts of things for your pooch - clothes, toys, food, leads, harnesses and now, to my surprise, you can even buy some poo. I've yet to work out why someone would want to buy poo when they can easily get lots of it from their own dog. But I guess there must be a market for it.

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On Monday, 30 January, 2006, Blogger Misty said:

Some people will buy anything...


lol  



On Tuesday, 31 January, 2006, Blogger Lisa Rye said:

I must say, you have one detail of such 'dog cafe's wrong. Yorkshire Terriers, contrary to popular belief, are the meanest, most terrifying little balls of fury known to man. I had to stay in with a host family who owned not one, but three of them. It was like living in a warzone. That poor labrador wouldn't have stood a chance.  



On Wednesday, 01 February, 2006, Blogger Kaufman said:

There's always something you can belong to in Japan, isn't there? I belong to the Over 70s Rubber Baseball Club, where every member must be at least 70 to get into the batter's box. Mind you, at a touch over 30 years of age I'm the youngest playing member. My explanation, that I have been applying excrement of small dogs to my skin for thirty years, got my foot in the door. It worked like a charm, to coin a phrase.

Did you know that dogs are allowed a MAXIMUM 1m length of chain to which they must be chained whenever outside on someone's property? It's barbaric, archaic and possibly another explanation why so many owners prefer the smaller breeds. Of course, there's also the cost of feeding these dear creatures...Almost as insane as the cost of a watermelon.  



On Wednesday, 01 February, 2006, Blogger Clayton said:

giggling ensues  



On Thursday, 02 February, 2006, Anonymous ACT said:

'Chelsea Tractor' drivers in London have been known to buy mud to smear over the body and tyres of their Land Rovers to pretend they've been to the country. Some people will do anuthing-surely the Japanese don't smear poo on their dogs.....  



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