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Groomers are dazzling up dogs with bling, bows [w/video]
AP via WTOP FM ^ | 1/1/2014 | SUE MANNING

Posted on 01/01/2014 3:11:56 PM PST by Slings and Arrows

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sugarplum went into the salon as a reddish-blonde dachshund mix and came out with pink and green ears, a rainbow tail and a bow in her fur.

"It's like having a little unicorn creature," said Sasha Sinnott, an attorney from Pasadena who was nearly giddy about her dog's makeover.

For some dog owners, simple bathing and combing is not enough. So they pay groomers to turn fur into an artist's canvas, where vibrant sweeps of chalk and paint transform pooches into fantasy fur balls that draw both compliments and strange looks. For an extra 10 or 15 minutes at the groomer, the everyday dog can get an outlandish redesign with a temporary paint tattoo, Mohawk, feather extension or glued-on jewels.

(Excerpt) Read more at wtop.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doggieping; napl
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Why, G-d? Why?

[Pix and video at source; please don't post - AP. Thanks to Gefn for the link!]

1 posted on 01/01/2014 3:11:56 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 01/01/2014 3:13:16 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I have seen girls paint the toe nails of cats on youtube.


3 posted on 01/01/2014 3:13:36 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Aw Jeez...

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4 posted on 01/01/2014 3:13:51 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Slings and Arrows

5 posted on 01/01/2014 3:14:17 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; afraidfortherepublic; ...
WOOOF!

Computer Hope

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6 posted on 01/01/2014 3:14:45 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Perdogg
I have seen girls paint the toe nails of cats on youtube.

They should take up a safer hobby, like base-jumping.

7 posted on 01/01/2014 3:16:02 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: gorush

I hear ya, pooch. I hear ya.


8 posted on 01/01/2014 3:17:23 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Doogle

OK, that’s funny.


9 posted on 01/01/2014 3:17:41 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: gorush
Dagny doesns't need paint and jewels. She's gorgeous au naturel!
10 posted on 01/01/2014 3:22:58 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Slings and Arrows

,,,it’s really cute if you can find the video


11 posted on 01/01/2014 3:24:29 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Indeed she is. She’s four now and is getting to be a better dog by the minute. Dogs are Gods greatest gift to humanity. (and Dagny in particular! :{) )


12 posted on 01/01/2014 3:26:04 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Doogle

That’s adorable!


13 posted on 01/01/2014 3:27:07 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

14 posted on 01/01/2014 3:29:19 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Perdogg
Kitteh Klaw Kovers

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15 posted on 01/01/2014 3:30:02 PM PST by digger48
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To: Slings and Arrows

If you don’t respect your dog, it will not respect you! Why don’t these people just go out and adopt a queer, they enjoy this sort of thing.


16 posted on 01/01/2014 3:32:35 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: BenLurkin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeBYtj0Ymuc&list=PLZbMZyQSoMmOtBVcBG5Rm91ZerCYQeRDk


17 posted on 01/01/2014 3:33:16 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

I can feel the hate from here.


18 posted on 01/01/2014 3:43:08 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: digger48

At least those have a practical purpose.


19 posted on 01/01/2014 3:43:44 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Mastador1
Why don’t these people just go out and adopt a queer, they enjoy this sort of thing.

A dog only licks its own genitals.

20 posted on 01/01/2014 3:44:35 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: digger48

That’s a great idea, if they stay on.


21 posted on 01/01/2014 3:45:15 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

LOL!


22 posted on 01/01/2014 3:45:43 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Doogle
For the rocker:
23 posted on 01/01/2014 3:49:08 PM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I hate animal cruelty posts. : )


24 posted on 01/01/2014 3:52:27 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

We used to have a cockapoo that when we took him in for a cut, they’d put a bow in his hair. First chance he had, he’d roll around on the floor trying to get that thing out.


25 posted on 01/01/2014 3:53:40 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Slings and Arrows; trisham

supposed to be an alternative to de-clawing.

I had never heard of them til a couple days ago


26 posted on 01/01/2014 3:55:30 PM PST by digger48
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To: gorush

Second greatest—His Son has the top spot.


27 posted on 01/01/2014 3:57:26 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: digger48
Declawing is very painful, so it's good that there is an option. I will say this, though-if the alternative is to euthanize the cat, declawing is much better.

I'm sure that neutering is quite painful too, but I've never seen anyone objecting to it (which doesn't mean that no one has).

28 posted on 01/01/2014 3:59:13 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: skr

I see what you did there :{)


29 posted on 01/01/2014 4:00:33 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Slings and Arrows
The same "Aunt Clara" types who want to feminize little boys are apparently doing this to their dogs too.


30 posted on 01/01/2014 4:01:14 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Slings and Arrows
Looks like the Chinese are getting in on this fad too. The pantyhose thing seems to be one of their favorites

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31 posted on 01/01/2014 4:02:55 PM PST by digger48
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To: SamAdams76

Mr. Parker: He looks like a deranged Easter Bunny.
Mother: He does not!
Mr. Parker: He does too, he looks like a pink nightmare!


32 posted on 01/01/2014 4:03:05 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: digger48

Holy cow! That’s not right!


33 posted on 01/01/2014 4:03:53 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I hope the dog does take revenge on the groomer. Or pee on him.


34 posted on 01/01/2014 4:17:21 PM PST by Gefn (RIP Holly, April 1999-December 31, 2013 the best cat ever)
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To: Gefn

Both. At the same time.


35 posted on 01/01/2014 4:20:10 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Doogle

(still laughing!) God that was funny! Thanks for that one, mate. *grin*


36 posted on 01/01/2014 4:21:15 PM PST by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: Mastador1
...they enjoy this sort of thing.

Doggie styling, you mean?

37 posted on 01/01/2014 4:24:13 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: trisham

I’m here to help.


38 posted on 01/01/2014 4:24:32 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: digger48

Oh, the Hugh Manatee!


39 posted on 01/01/2014 4:25:27 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I shed a tiny tear.


40 posted on 01/01/2014 4:28:52 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Everything is Gay and Wussified nowadays...except Phil Robertson of course ;-)


41 posted on 01/01/2014 4:29:07 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Slings and Arrows

:)


42 posted on 01/01/2014 4:32:24 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I did too!


43 posted on 01/01/2014 4:49:17 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

No, no, no, a thousand times, no.


44 posted on 01/01/2014 5:03:41 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Utilizer

:)


45 posted on 01/01/2014 5:08:08 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: digger48

(Male dog voice) - "What's up beeyotches?"

46 posted on 01/01/2014 5:36:59 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Obama is angry and will get to the bottom of it...Heads will roll!)
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To: trisham
I'm sure that neutering is quite painful too, but I've never seen anyone objecting to it (which doesn't mean that no one has).

You obviously did not read the post from a few days ago about the bloke who went mad and shot some medical personnel in Reno because they kept ignoring his pains after his vasectomy and kept telling him that his 'discomfort' would subside.

I wince simply imagining the pain he must have been suffering as a result of a procedure in that very sensitive area, let alone one that had gone terribly bad and the medical crew decided to simply ignore it.

47 posted on 01/01/2014 6:22:16 PM PST by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Wow! Grumpier-looking than Grumpy Cat, if possible!


48 posted on 01/01/2014 7:01:12 PM PST by Silentgypsy (Can't sleep; zombie turkeys will get me..)
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To: Silentgypsy

He has good reason.


49 posted on 01/01/2014 7:23:42 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Not true. I caught one of my dogs doing that to the cat. A couple more years they can probably have their own wedding float in the parade.


50 posted on 01/01/2014 7:42:52 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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