Britain: The Legacy of Humanity Dick

British mod designers who made it big with miniskirts now seem to be straining for fresh sensations. London's latest sartorial smash is a camel's hair maxicoat for dogs. But when the new fashion was promoted in stores and newspapers last week, all of Britain seemed to bark back. Animal psychologists protested that dogs "object to being dressed up." The man at Harrods pet department rejected the coats as downright "impractical." The final word came from the venerable Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which sometimes seems to rival Parliament and Crown as a defender of the realm....

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