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Found in The British Newspaper Archive – Animals dressed in clothes . . .

From roller-skating chimpanzees in top hats and dogs dressed as clowns to aristo-cats in customised prams, dressing up our pets in people’s clothes has long been an endearingly eccentric trait of some animal lovers in the UK. As you can imagine, The Archive contains some wonderful photos and colourful stories that capture this desire to introduce our furred friends as well-attired and even dandy-ish members to polite, human society. Since this is a favourite ‘pet’ subject for many, we thought

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