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    12-19-2009, 11:24 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Talking Dyed Dogs? What do you think?

I recently found an article on dog dying and was looking at pictures of dyed poochies and OMG they are adoreable!!

But then the more I read the more I found people dissing people that dye their dogs... What is the big deal?

People say it is inhumane and harmful to the dogs. Most people use veggie dye, cool aid, food coloring, or special pet safe dyes.

They were saying it humiliates the dogs, dogs are color blind... do you really think they care? I garuntee they love the extra attention they get.

I personally think it is adorable. I think it is fun. I realize that pets are not accessories but you buy cute clothes for your kids right? You get their hair cut in styles you think are cute, you pierce their ears, paint their nails, curl their hair? But that is not considered bad. Why is dying a dog?

Here are some pics, all I have to say is FUN!

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He marches with his pet parents in a gay pride parade every weekend!

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Aww, this is adoreable!

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80's Tastic!! Punk rocker doggie!


The Blues!!

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Panda Doggies!
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So, to the title of my post, WHAT DO YOU THINK?
I could have posted this in the pet section but I want Everyones opinions.
     
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    12-19-2009, 11:27 PM
  #2
Started
Personally, I think it looks ridiculous, but if the owner wants to, well then "whatever floats your boat"
     
    12-19-2009, 11:34 PM
  #3
Weanling
I'd never do it...but yeah, what ^ said.
     
    12-19-2009, 11:36 PM
  #4
Foal
Ahh, I love the panda ones!

I have a Maltese and I've always joked that I'll dye his hair blue one day. ;) I don't think I ever will, but it sure would be funny
     
    12-20-2009, 12:09 AM
  #5
Weanling
I agree!! ^^^^^
     
    12-20-2009, 03:07 AM
  #6
Super Moderator
Personally I don't like the idea. I just think dying and other human things like that aren't for animals. But like 1dog3cats17rodents said, it's every owner's own decision. On the other hand, if I had a child I wouldn't (let her) dye her hair or piece her ears before I assumed she was old enough to decide it herself.
     
    12-20-2009, 08:47 AM
  #7
Started
I think they it's looks ugly.
But if someone wants to do it, let them.
     
    12-20-2009, 09:22 AM
  #8
Trained
When I went to school for Dog Grooming, the Salon that I worked at did Coat Coloring.

There are very wealthy people who get it done for the Holiday's. I've done Green, and Red on Sibling Maltese's. And I've done Standardbred Poodles and the list goes on.

It can be done quite tactful if done properly by someone taught properly on how to do it.

And they have HUGE Dog Grooming competitions, just like how Hair Stylists have huge competitions - and Dying Dogs is a huge aspect to that.

If my Clients want it done, I'll do it. These dogs are loved, pampered and adored by their "Parents". I'd wrather deal with rainbow dogs who are loved and treated with kindness walking down the streets with their proud humans, than seeing a poor dog uncolored dog being neglected and abused.
     
    12-20-2009, 09:29 AM
  #9
Green Broke
If done right I think it is neat. The dogs don't care. So what they hey.

Check this one out

It's a Harley

This is a bit much
This is a little much
Ninja Turtle

Ok I take that back. The one on the bottom of this is a bit much
     
    12-20-2009, 09:37 AM
  #10
Trained
LOL, those are great!

Those pictures, just so everyone knows - are shots of dogs being done for those Dog Grooming Competitions.

Those are not dogs who walk around on a daily basis looking like that. Lol.

I love the first one with the horse head!
     

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