Puppy to panda: Dyed animals [SLIDESHOW]

Laura Donovan Contributor
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Children often experience disappointment when they learn that fluffy lions, beautiful tigers, and soft pandas aren’t home-approved, as these wild animals would try to gobble up any human in sight. Thankfully, kids can dye their pets to look like undomesticated creatures — that is, if they travel to China.

Pet dyeing, a fad in that country, enables people to change their own furry friends’ colors to resemble wild animals. According to the Global Post, pet coloring made headlines last year and has since grown in popularity. Though some might view pet dyeing as a way to connect with pets, it can also be perceived as cruel. Scroll through our gallery of pooches-turned-pandas-and-tigers and decide for yourself.

Laura Donovan