Three pets (L-R) spitz dog Spitzerich, the pincher Rocky and a chihuahua pinscher named Zorroline, wearing traditional Bavarian style Dirndl costumes designed by their owner German dressmaker Hildegard Bergbauer sit outside her house in Hailing, southern Germany, on October 12, 2010. Bergbauer has installed a flat for her dogs with beds, tables, chairs, pictures, carpets and windows with curtains. Since 2004, Hildegard Bergbauer has been tailoring about 30 different models of traditional Bavarian-style Dirndl dresses, Lederhosen (leather trousers), coats and hats for dogs. Customers from several countries, USA, Japan, Austria and mainly from homeland Bavaria, buy the costumes. The dogs wear the costumes on their back. A Dirndl costume costs around 65 euros, the leather trousers a minimum of 80 Euros.
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