They say that dogs are definitely man’s best friend, which is most likely true in a lot of different ways. Almost every family has a pet and they are usually dog. Dogs need attention just like humans, they need to be fed, bathe, get their proper nutrition from their veterinarians, and some of them actually needs to get their haircuts every once in a while. Some dog owners who’s got dogs with so much fur, they tend to choose to trim it themselves, but it could be extremely difficult.
That’s when the groomers come in, according to historians, people started grooming dogs back in 16th century in Europe, the very first dogs to be groomed were said to be the Curly-Coated Retrievers. Technically, they were owned by hunters and they are most likely to be the ones who were cutting their own dogs’ hairs.
One of the reasons was that, it was getting difficult for the dogs to swim in the rivers since their hairs are getting longer. It wasn’t long after that when it became more of a style like how Poodles are known to be one of the most famous dogs to have a stylish haircuts. Nowadays, furry dogs, no matter what breed, could actually get any haircut their owner wants, especially in countries like Japan and Taiwan.
Dog or Sheep?
This particular teacup poodle went home looking like a sheep after getting a haircut from this dog salon in Japan known as the Yorikokoro pampering salon. The dog went viral after a photo of the aftermath was posted on their Instagram, its unique haircut definitely caught the attention of the world.
Unfortunately, there is no video that was posted wherein it is showing the process of how exactly did that groomers did it, so if you want your dog to get a similar haircut, then you might want to fly yourself and your four-legged companion to this salon in Japan. This is all thanks to Japanese groomer Yoriko Hamachiyo, he is also the one who posted the photo of Sesame, the teacup poodle.
This particular breed of dog is known to have such a sleek and crisp style of grooming, however, Hamachiyo turned it into a big puffball and instead of looking like a dog, it now looks like a sheep. People definitely loved Sesame’s new haircut since it is very unusual, some people even said that this dog could definitely rock whatever haircut.
So far, it has more than 2,000 likes on Instagram with hundreds of comments on it. More and more people are actually planning on trying to get their poodle’s hair to grow long so they could have it cut the same way as Sesame’s.
This is not the very first time that Hamachiyo has done an unusual haircut to dogs, in fact, she has also posted some other dogs with cute and unique haircuts that also caught the attention of so many. This salon is also not the only salon that does these type of grooming, in fact, more and more grooming salons in Japan are offering these kinds of services.
Unique Grooming Trend
It was in 2015, when a particular grooming trend started in Japan. Although it was actually not certain as to when this trend officially started or who exactly came up with it, it just became a huge hit during the Tokyo Dog Festival.
According to one of the hairdressers in the festival, people are looking for something that would surprise them but at the same time impress them since they definitely want their dogs to look good and unique but at the same time, making sure that their dogs wouldn’t become a laughing stock.
These dogs have square haircuts and it looks like they are animated characters, because of their uniqueness, they also went viral and people from all over the world definitely gushed over it.
These haircuts were also done in Taiwan, but so far, no one has posted a photo in the Western Hemisphere with dogs having a similar haircut. BuzzFeed News also reported that these haircuts are only possible for dogs who have a lot of hair and has let it grow so thick around the face and the head are. Dog breeds such as Shih Tzus and poodles are most likely to be the ones getting these haircuts.