It doesn't take a shear genius or cutting-edge wit to name a pet grooming salon, you just have to grab customers' attention by the er, eyeballs.   

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

 

1) Barking In The Rear

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

Folks thought this name was so nice, they named it twice – we featured “Doggie Styles” of Mohawk, NY in our previous pet salon sign expose. That's OK though, we get it: naming a pet grooming shop “Doggiestyle” or some variation on that risque theme might be an all-too-obvious choice but hey... it got them to the lead spot on this list at least. (image above via Spencer Means, at top via waltarrrrr)   

 

2) Kitten Clippin'

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

Who locked the dogs out? We'll forgive the owners of the Felinus “salon pour chats” for discriminating against pets of the canine persuasion, even if that drastically thins out their clientele. Besides, just the thought of cats and dogs being groomed together evokes the possibility of mass hysteria and a potential disaster of biblical proportions. (image via duluoz cats     

 

3) Hello Pretty

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

We're not sure what the owners of the “Pretty” pet salon in Osaka, Japan were thinking but... scratch that, we know exactly what they're getting at and we find it rather disturbing. Let's just hope that sign isn't too literal with dogs walking outta there with bikini waxes. (image via Trout Monroe)

 

4) Domestic Hated

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

Make American Dog Pet Grooming great again! Well, you can start by repairing the top of that sign, but we digress. So, what the heck is a “dog pet” anyway, and what's with the “XX Large Washers and Dryers”? Is that how they clean the critters, or is it an unflattering description of the staff? Why not both! (image via Thomas Hawk)  

 

5) Hi On Puppies

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

If you thought that Japanese pet groomer was a little “out there”, check out this inscrutable establishment in LA's Koreatown. It would appear to be a pet groomer, judging by the sign alone, though the center image of the white-furred animal sporting a tiara makes us wonder whether the “pups” are dogs or seals. If you're mystified as well, join the... club. (image via Jessica Watkins)

 

6) Wack Job

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

Could there be a worse name for a pet shop than “Wackers”? Maybe “Wankers”, but we refer you to that Japanese shop three paragraphs up. In any case, it would appear this Dublin, Ireland pet emporium has closed its doors after staff confused waxing with whacking. (image via William Murphy)  

 

7) Clippee

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

“Yippee” seems like an odd name for a “dog goods shop”, or is it? Dogs go “yip” (very small dogs, anyway) and they “pee”, so it sorta makes sense. Just be glad they didn't go with “Yippoop”. This trendy-looking pet salon in Kyoto, Japan is the IN spot for yuppie pet owners and their yappy lapdogs. (image via Chris Gladis)    

 

8) Going, Going, Dog-Gone

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

From coming to going, here's “Puppies To Go”... whatever that means. We would have gone with something like “Puppies R Us”, but each to their own. That said, we would expect this grooming shop to be a drive-thru, or some sort of conveyor belt operation where you plop the pup down at on end and pick 'em up – nicely groomed, trimmed and cleaned – at the other end, like one of those luxury car washes. New dog smell not included. (image via Phillip Pessar)   

 

9) That Special Touch

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

He ain't heavy, he's my brother's dog... and he needs a trim in the worst way. Cutely  evocative name aside, this grooming shop performs all-over trims AND they accept light pets too. Last but not least, one may always expect a happy ending when your business is concluded. (image via seven ways to love  

 

10) Jingle Dogs

Fur & Loathing: 10 More Weird & Bizarre Pet Grooming Shop Signs

Christmas might only come once a year but Pet House Santa is open year-round for all your pup-pruning needs. And you'd BETTER patronize them often: their motto is “No Dog! No Life!!”, which sounds both threatening and nonsensical at the same time. (image via Unsplash – Chun Yeung Lam)

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