In California, one in three residents owns at least one dog. Among them, the wealthiest do not shrink from the little follies supposed to please their doggie: designer clothes, pink or rainbow dyes on the hair, refined food…
The TF1 magazine ”Sept to eight” broadcast on Sunday May 22 went to meet some of them, including the young owner of a fluorescent pink royal poodle (!) who notably made the US version of the show ”Beijing express” with his dog. He says that she got married during the filming with another dog in Las Vegas, during a ceremony led by an Elvis Presley lookalike. This anecdote, in addition to the color of the dog, did not leave viewers indifferent, given the comments on social networks crying out against animal abuse.
Up to 3500 euros per month
Internet users were also able to discover Heather, 30-year-old “mom” of three French bulldogs named Ferrari, Porsche and Benz. Her whole life revolves around them: “It’s not that I don’t want to be a mother, but I’m not ready to have human children yet”. She made it a lucrative business by creating an Instagram account dedicated to her three companions, followed by more than 35,000 subscribers, in which they test products such as fur jackets, a stroller for the ride or toothpaste ”poultry flavor ”. Thanks to this daily spread on social networks, she earns up to 3500 euros per month.
Enough to be able to buy something other than ”vulgar” croquettes or expensive designer outfits, like those imagined by stylist Anthony Rubio, who specializes in canine fashion: “We dress for special occasions , so why not dogs? This New York house even organizes fashion shows to present its ready-to-wear collections. The price of these parts? Between 300 and 9000 euros.
”Seven to eight”, every Sunday from 6:20 p.m. on TF1.