16 pictures of hilariously groomed pets that will make your day

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By Talia Lakritz, INSIDER

  • Dogs are carefully groomed for dog shows around the world.
  • Pet groomers also specialize in giving dogs and other animals flat-top hairstyles or dyeing their hair.

Pet groomers specialize in styling dogs and other animals and fluffing and trimming their fur to perfection to help them look their best.

Shih tzu puppies sported voluminous bow-shaped hairdos at a dog show in 2012.

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The puppies were groomed for their appearance at the 2012 FCI Asia and the Pacific Section Dog Show.

You can never have too many ponytails.

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Quinnie the standard poodle had her hair done for the Bay Colony Dog Show in Boston in 2007.

Professional dog groomer Catherine Opson gave her dogs a Sesame Street-themed look.

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Opson is an award-winning dog groomer who was named Creative Groomer of the Year in 2013.

Poodles in Chongqing, China, also received a vibrant makeover.

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In 2004, Reuters reported pet grooming with a haircut and coloring started at 300 yuan (about $36) for small dogs.

Bichon frise dogs are super fluffy.

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When groomed, their fur creates an adorable halo around their heads.

Their fur can take on a round or dome shape when properly primped.

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This bichon frise named Special Times Just Right won Best in Show at the 125th Westminster Kennel Club dog show in 2001.

A pet shop in Tainan, Taiwan, gave a cat a "stegosaurus spine" made of fur.

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It looks like a fluffy reptile.

The same pet shop also created a "Hello Kitty" design in a dog's fur.

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"Hello Kitty" appears on everything from sneakers to bullet trains.

And gave a fluffy dog a teddy bear design.

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It makes the dog look even more cuddly.

A dog in Taipei, Taiwan, rocked a flat-top hairstyle.

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On small dogs, creating the flat style out of their fluffy fur takes about two hours.

A chow chow dog was dyed to look like a panda at a zoo in Zhengzhou, China.

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The dog was pictured at Dahe Pet Civilization Park in Zhengzhou in the Henan province of China.

This poodle's pink fluffy fur resembles cotton candy.

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The miniature poodle was all dolled up for a grooming competition at a mall in Bangkok, Thailand.

Ear protectors that dogs wear while being groomed make them look like they're wearing raincoats.

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An Afghan hound named Ego wore an ear protector while being groomed backstage at the 2007 Westminster Kennel Club dog show.

Komondor dogs are also known as "mop dogs" for obvious reasons.


Its white cords fly through the air as it runs.

At the 2019 National Dog Show, dogs relaxed while they were groomed behind the scenes.

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Broadcast after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the National Dog Show is watched by 20 million people.

Dash the bichon frise got a blowout at a salon in Melbourne, Australia.

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Dash's fur was blown flat by a hair dryer at Salon Essentials in Melbourne.

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16 pictures of hilariously groomed pets that will make your day
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