“A dog driving a car isn’t something you see every day”—but it will be something you can see on live TV in New Zealand thanks to a PR campaign dreamed up by the Auckland wing of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (Turns out that Hobbits aren’t the only short, furry creatures beloved by all Down Under.)

We love dogs as much as the next guy (or the next rock star), so we were total suckers for the SPCA’s “dogs can drive” campaign, designed to “change the public’s perception on the intelligence of rescue dogs” sometimes tragically seen as dumb and disposable.

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