The video of the Pomeranian has sparked the debate about painting your dog is safe or not.
BRIGHTON, England — A Pokemon fan is under scrutiny from animal lovers worldwide after he dyed his dog to look like the character Pikachu. It is unclear who the owner of the dog is, but a passerby from Brighton posted a video of the Pomeranian on Twitter.
The man captioned the video, “They made their dog look like Pikachu #pokemongo.” In the video, you can see the little Pomeranian dyed bright yellow with black stripes and red circles on his face, just like the Pokemon character.
Pokemon first became popular in the nineties and recently made a comeback to the delight of many fans. Has this fan taken it too far? Some users online have commented that it is dangerous to dye your dog and that it is cruel.
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