Tuesday 20 February 2018

Looking ruff - The dogs of America dress up to honour Pope Francis' visit

Pumpernickel the dog is looking Vatican-ready
Pumpernickel the dog is looking Vatican-ready

Sarah-Jane Murphy

As Pope Francis' tour of the United States continues the dogs of America have been honouring him in a truly unique way.

These cute dogs and their owners have taken the Head of the Roman Catholic Church's visit very seriously.

Clad in various iconic fashion trends the canines pull off the papal look with aplomb.

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Who is that? Mr. B meets the purse-version of himself.

A photo posted by Kristykitten (@kristykitten) on

The hashtag #PopeDog has gone viral worldwide, with a whole army of pooches dressing up in various white outfits in a bid to impress the xx year old Pope

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Let's just hope they have been to doggy confession recently.

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