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How does a dog wear pants: On all four legs, or just the hind legs?

Pups wearing clothing at Pug-O-Ween in Melbourne, Australia (Photo: Newspix/Getty Images)

Take a break from muttering at your computer screen and think about something more pleasant than Trump bullying school children. How would a dog wear pants?

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It’s a question that came to internet prominence a little over a year ago, when a dude calling himself Norbert created an image to ask the question of how a dog would wear pants, along with a helpful image. Writer Jared Keller posed the question to Twitter, with 81 percent responding dogs would wear pants just on the two hind legs.


And that is wrong. Because the purpose of pants is to cover the legs, and dogs have four legs. Ipso facto, any pants a dog would wear should cover all four legs. Those 81 percent of poll takers are typical humans, projecting their species-centric view onto the question.


Anyway, the dogs-in-pants question is back in the Twittersphere today because a “Memes” Twitter account posted a photo of a dog wearing snowpants, and they are on every leg.


That settles that.

And since you’re here, why not prolong this distracting content about cute animals with more cute animals? For your happiness, please enjoy the following photos.

Pitbulls have very thin hair and often get cold, so they wear pajamas. (Photo: Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images)
Most breeds were bred for a specific purpose, like hunting or running, but pugs were just bred to be great pets, which is why they don’t give a shit about being dressed up as Yoda. (Photo: Phillippe Diederich/Getty Images)
Bulldogs, on the other hand, have faces perfectly designed for glasses. (Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images)
All dogs are super. (Photos: Gabriel Bouys (left), Jordan Mansfield (center), AFP (right) / Getty Images)

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