Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas... It's Been A Year!

I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and hope the New Year will be filled with love, peace, health, happiness and prosperity for all.

Also, can you believe Bad Dog Hair Day is turning one year old?! Yep! BDHD was created on Christmas Day last year. Good times, good times... :)

Get ready to make 2011 even more hilarious!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

E=MC Scared...

In today's world, we are constantly told that we need to be smart, well-educated and well-versed to succeed in life. How can your average pup acquire these sought-after qualities? The best way, some would contend, is to apply yourself in school, broaden your horizons and embrace new experiences.

Others believe they can just fake it. Guimauve is obviously convinced that by sporting an Einstein-esque hairdo, his peers will regard him as an intellectual.

"Why would I care about modern physics when I have a modern physique?"

The theory of relativity has just taken a back seat to relative silliness... ;)

One Climbed Into The Cuckoo's Nest

Ah, the call of the wild! How it can grab a young pup, make her want to roam lush green pastures and sail the sparkling seas. Many canines have decided to uproot their lives and commune with nature. It's all very poetic...

And then, there are some that can take it a bit too far.

Case in point: Chloe. It's one thing to be in unison with nature, but it's a whole other ballgame to pretend you're part of another species.

"Do you know about the word? Everybody knows that the bird is the word! B-b-b-bird, bird, bird! Bird is the word!"

I bet she can see her squeaky toys from up there...

Saturday, August 7, 2010

I'm With The Band

Ladies, is your man in desperate need of a makeover? Has he been wearing the same old threads since Ed Sullivan went off the air? Is his idea of a stylish outfit a pit-stained t-shirt, black socks and brown sandals? Are there more holes in his tighty-withies than swiss cheese? (Geez, now I'll never get that image out of my head *shudder*... Movin' on...)

Finally, your prayers have been answered! Say hello to the brand new Belly Band 3000!

Available in 150 different colors, it is designed to withle his waistline, accentuate his buttocks, straighten his spine, pay the mortgage, give him a British accent, cure his receeding hairline, and eradicate his fear of changing the toilet paper roll.

Below, Tucker Max Small Paws models two of our best-selling colors, You're Out of My O-Range and Yell-Low, Bark High.

"I'm too sexy for my band, New York & Japan!"

"Fabio, eat your heart out! BowwowWOW!"
I just love a fashion-conscious pup... ;)

Friday, July 16, 2010

Curl & Dye Laughing

*walks up to microphone stand, taps mike*


My friends, I am here today to alert everyone about a serious epidemic sweeping the nation as we speak. Bichons everywhere are becoming so obssessed with their looks, they are now resorting to drastic measures to achieve that extra kink.

Many tend to exagerate their perms, as C.C.Charlie demonstrates...

"I don't have a curling problem, I can stop anytime I want!"

"Okay, maybe I do need help... Even my nose hairs are kinky!"

There is hope, my friends! Everybody break out your flatening irons and let's help Bichons worldwide! ;)

Keep On Truckin'

Many a trucker will tell you that wanderlust is one of the main reasons they spend countless solo hours on the road (well, that and they like to put food on the table!). However, I suspect that they also do it for the chance to use their CBs. I mean, where else can you hear this kind of conversation between Vern and Chloe...

"Flatnose McSexy Cap calling all truckers, anybody out there?"

"I hear you loud and clear, Flatnose! This is Long Ears Lowrider Mama, riding the open roads..."

Don't forget the dramamine... Rollin', rollin', rollin'...

Monday, June 21, 2010

Do You C What I See?

Jazmin is without a doubt a huge fan of disco music. As a matter of fact, her favorite tune stems from that glittery era. She loves it so much, she can't help herself from spelling it out. Can you guess what it is yet? (Hint: Every self-respecting wedding reception has featured it and everyone can sing it)

"It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A! Ptthhhhh!!!"

Now let's see her strike a John Travolta pose with a massive 'fro... ;)

The Nose Snows

Do you remember those childhood winter days when you would make snow angels, have snowball fights and try to catch big, fat snowflakes on your tongue? Vern wanted to try it too, but it seems he went a bit overboard...

"Brrrrr! I can't feel my nose... Do I have an icicle dangling there?"

Looks like you needs a hot cup of cocoa, Vern. ;)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Stare Master

Hypnosis has long been regarded with skepticism. I mean, can you really make a person bark like a dog without his knowledge? One has to wonder if it is really possible.

However, after seeing Abbie, Toto and Charlie in action, I am starting to believe there might be something to it... Those eyes... I can't help but stare...

"Looooook into my eyes... You will never get me near a bathtub again..."

"You're getting sleeeeepyyyy... and the uncontrollable urge to give me a treat..."

"When you wake up, you will not be able to stop yourself from finding me adorable..."
Whew! What just happened? Did they really...? No, it can't be truuWOOOOF! Ooops! Ooooh, they're good...

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Cry 'N Cyan Moan

Earlier this year, Pantone declared the color Turquoise as the Color of the Year for 2010. I was particularly gleeful upon hearing that, especially since cyan hues are my favorite colors.

Sadly for me, my enthusiasm is not shared by everyone, as evidenced by the picture below. Cuki's piercing (if not glow-in-the-dark) glare during bathtime says it all.

"Mark my words: Next year, white will be the new It color! Grrrr..."

True blue, baby I love you... ;)

Bed Head... And Beard

Every decade has a distinctive hairstyle that defines it. Remember these? (Be honest, we won't tell anyone how old you really are!)

1950's: The Beehive and the Poodle Perm
1960's: The Pageboy
1970's: The Shag, the Afro and the Farrah Flicks
1980's: The Mullet and the Mohawk
1990's: The Rachel Bob

Which hairstyle were we introduced to in the new millenium, you ask? The Bed Beard! (Not to be confused with the trendy and humanly popular Bed Head)

And how do I achieve this 'do, you ponder? Easy! Simply get in bed, fall into a deep sleep, toss, turn and wake up. It's that simple! No, really, take a look at Reece and Cokenee to see how it's done.

"I wonder if Mr. Sandman ever looked this good..."

"Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray for hair like a jumbled heap..."

Hairdressers the world 'round are weeping... ;)

Monday, March 22, 2010

Spa-cial Treatment

Tweezing, waxing, blow-drying, dyeing, manicures, pedicures, facials... whew! It's enough for a pup to lose it!

Why, just ask Lucy! She got so overwhelmed with her beauty routine, she forgot how to apply her mud facial mask.

"What do you mean the mud is for my face only?!"

Primping is getting to be so time-consuming that Puppers tried to cut corners and jump in the hot tub without taking off her pink spa bathrobe.

"Who knew wet cotton could get be so heavy? Anybody has a crane to get me outta here?"

Someone told Sugarbear that a natural look is back in style, so he simply gave up blow-drying altogether.

"Yeah, baby! I'm gonna bring the 'fro back!"

If it's true that we must suffer to be beautiful, these pups are looking stellar! ;)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Creature From The Green Grass Dune

From the hidden depths of the backyard lurks a mysterious critter only referred to in whisper. It is... The Creature From the Green Grass Dune. Amateur photographers have captured this exclusive snapshot of... wait a minute. That's no creature, this is Shakey!

Looks like he decided to add a chartreuse tint to his 'stache, courtesy of a quick rub in the turf!

Green-Dyed Monster

It seems like the green-eyed monster has grabbed a hold of Reggie White. He's had enough of being bombarded by images of perfectly groomed pups in fashion magazines and movies, so he decided to jump on the bandwagon and give himself a homemade dye-job.
From the looks of it, I think he's suddenly gone colorblind...

"Don't hate me because I'm handsome!"

"Alright, who stole my towel?!"

Maybe Reggie White should change his name to Reggie Kelly Green... ;)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Mud Bath

Soothing nature sounds, aromatherpy candles, relaxing massages... These are all the makings of a day at the spa. However, in today's economy, we can't all splurge for a decadent pampering.

Bo found a way to make it happen on a budget: homemade mud facials!

"I feel 10 (dog) years younger already!"

Ehm, you have a little something on your face, Bo... ;)

Because Your Lisp Is On My List

What do Sylvester the Cat, Daffy Duck and Tweety have in common? An unmistakable lisp, of course! And you might want to add Bella to that roster, if you judge by the picture below.

She's either emulating the Looney Toons stars or trying to clear the small hairs off her nose...

"Thufferin' thuccotash!"

Do I have a hair on my tongue? Phhhttttt...

Snow White Never Had It So Rough

Is there nothing more frustrating than spending half your morning routine primping and fluffing, only to have it all undone by static electricity?

Why, just look at Jewels and Chloe!

"Static, static on the wall
Who is the clingiest of them all?"

Snow White never had it so rough... ;)

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Yoga To Show Me How It's Done

The downward-facing dog, the eagle, the lotus... these are all well known yoga poses. However, Buttercup has come up with a new, ultra-relaxing pose: the passed-out puppy.

"Aaaaaaa-uuuuummmmm... Zzzzzz...."

No bending involved in this one, folks! Simply walk up to your doggy bed, stretch and drop where you are. Ta-da! Instant relaxation! Okay, Buttercup, you can get up now. Buttercup? Never mind...

Never Idol Moment...

They say we all have a doppelganger somewhere in the world, someone who looks just like us. In Samson's case, I think the answer is pretty obvious...

Billy Idol!

"With a rebel yell, she cried 'more more more'! YEAAAAHHHHH!!!"

Next thing you know, he'll be sporting a wicked sneer to go with his electric 'do... ;) Rock out, Samson!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Great Barks of Fire!

Pepper is back and this time, he's ready to bring down the house! He loves to tickle the ivories and has been known to channel his inner rock star on occasion.

"Goodness, gracious, great barks of fire!"

Now, here's hoping he won't start dressing up like Liberace... ;)

The Donald Is Now The Pippin

Watch out, Ladies! Lord Pippin is modeling the hottest hairstyle of the season: The Pippin comb-over!

This stylish hairstyle is not only very flattering on all Yorkies, but it's also easy to manage when all you have time for in the morning is choosing an outfit.

"Donald Trump's got nothing on me!"

I love a pup with great hair... ;)

The Sleepy Hokey Pokey

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready to do the Sleepy Hokey Pokey with Sammie Poochon!

Here we go!

You put your left paw in
You put your right paw out
You let your head hang out
And you twist yourself around
You do the Sleepy Hokey Pokey
And you contort yourself around
That's what's it's all about


"That IS what it's all about!"

Believe it or not, Sammie was sound asleep when this picture was taken. And no, she's not an invertebrae. She is doing just fine and still comes up with the wackiest sleeping poses.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Every Tongue is Better in Texas

Ah, yes! We've all heard it and most Texans believe it: Everything is bigger and better in Texas. However, these southern pooches would like to modify this old adage.

Here is how Jenny and Soleil would sum it up: Every tongue is longer in Texas!

Smile, y'all! :P

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

If You're Happy And You Know It, Crack A Smile

Whoever said dogs can't smile have never met Crystal. Not only can she smile, she can actually chuckle, giggle, cackle, burst out laughing, whistle a jaunty tune and hold a conversation. Okay, not really, but could you imagine how fun that would be?

"Say Cheeeeeeeeese!"

Addiction, Thy Name Is Pepper

(Cue sad violin music)
Addictions can take over you and make you lose control of your own life. There are many kinds of addictions, but few have as severe an impact on self-control as rawhide bones do. They will make any dog act crazy and cause them to act (not to mention look) a little loony. Pepper Silky Terrier can certainly vouch for it...

Pepper: "My name is Pepper Silky Terrier and I am a rawhidaholic."
Rawhidaholics Anonymous Group: "Hi, Pepper!"

Just kidding, of course! Pepper has passed away since this picture was taken, but he will forever be remembered for making us laugh and being "adorably obnoxious". We miss you, buns of steel...

Gone With The Wind

Ahhh, there's nothing like the feeling of riding in a shiny new convertible, top down, sun shining, wind blowing in your hair. Although, as Raja can attest, it doesn't make for the best of hairdos...

"I lost my sunglasses half a mile ago!"

I think Raja should invest in some extra hold hairspray... ;) Keep on rollin', Raja!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Raspberry Kisses

Lord Pippin is back and this time, he's blowing raspberries! His Mommy told him he needed to go see his groomer and he pulled a face at her.
"A grooming? For me?! Pttttbbbb!!!"

I'm certain it's all an act; I think he actually enjoys all the pampering... Not that he would admit to it! ;)

Beauty Sleep

Bel Vey had his picture taken as he was waking up from a long nap. It looks like he had a fight with a pillow and the pillow won! I guess not all beauty sleep yields the desired results...

"Next time, I'm hidding under the covers..."

Friday, January 1, 2010

New Year's Fireworks

I've always found there is something very awe-inspiring about fireworks. Ahhhh, how I love to watch the sky illuminated with brown, tan and black... Wait, what???

Talk about a wild explosion! Ruby was having a very bad nose hair day to say the least! Anyone's got a comb she could borrow?

Happy Near Year!

Happy New Year everyone! May the new year bring us all peace, love, health and prosperity. And plenty more bad dog hair days, of course! ;)