Whether it’s a warm bath or a day at the doggy salon, it’s important to make man’s best friend feel precious and pampered. Yet as owners, sometimes we can take things that one step too far. Anyone who has ever tried to give their pooch a trim will know it’s no walk in the park. For some fun ideas of what not to do we have browsed high and low to bring you the most bizarre dog grooming photos we could find. Be warned, these may get you some odd looks in the puppy playground.
Master, what’s on my back?
To kick things off, we still can’t quite work out what is going on with this American pup’s racoon on tree style cut.
This joke will get old
Giving your dog fur braces and trousers seems like a funny idea at first, but is a look that will never catch on.
My little pony
We still can’t decide whether this is amazing or really cruel.
May the force be with you too.
Be more tiger
Why walk a Labrador round the block when you could dress him up like a tiger and show the neighbours who is boss?
Why is everything in this photo so arty and square?
If you are going to stick to a theme, you should go all out with your pet or they might feel stupid.
Who said perms were just for humans?
If this article has taught us anything it is that poodles definitely have the worst time when it comes to bizarre dog grooming.
If you have the urge to pick up the grooming clippers and create your own slightly more normal doggy designs, it’s recommended that you learn from the experts before you begin. Do not fear, on most courses hair dye will not be on the equipment list.
Jane McGuire received her BA (English) from the University of Loughborough. A yoga enthusiast with a sweet tooth, in her spare time you will probably find Jane in the gym or online shopping.