One loyal dog from China is hopefully getting a pimped-out new ride thanks to a generous blogger who set up a fundraising site for the pooch, a Golden Retriever named Li Li, well-known in her hometown of Nanning for guarding and riding on the back of her owner's bike.
Jeff, an expat living in Bangkok, started the blog "Pimp My Seat" to share a video that his girlfriend took of Li Li, which garnered thousands of views on YouTube as well as concern from users who thought the bike was unsafe.
"When I saw people complaining about the safety of the dog on the bike, I decided to act. I threw this site together and now I am soliciting ideas and suggestions on how we can help our beloved friend," Jeff wrote today on "Pimp My Seat," adding that any extra donations he receives will go to the dog's owner and local charities.
On the site, Jeff is also posting design concepts for safe, dog-friendly bike seats.
"My goal is too empower everyone back home and show that by a small donation you can directly affect other people's lives," Jeff wrote.
Check out the video of Li Li above. Anyone wishing to donate to the pooch's new ride can visit "Pimp My Seat."