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

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

Screenshot: Utopian Raspberry – Modern Oasis Machine/Facebook

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.


— Jared Keller (@jaredbkeller) December 29, 2015

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 …

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