Irish groomer puts on canine "Nativity play"

Photo courtesy of Wags To Riches Pet Services

LEICESTER, U.K. (WVLT) -- An English pet groomer decided to put on a "Nativity play" with dogs, and the photo turned into an internet sensation.

Wags to Riches Pet Services in Leicester posted the photo of seven dogs draped in towels and posing for a Nativity scene—including a tiny puppy as Baby Jesus.

Since it was posted on December 5, the photo has been shared on Facebook more than 7,000 times, with comments from people around the world marveling at the hilarious—and adorable—scene.