It seems like there’s an irresistible gravitational pull that draws us to scissors. I mean, we all know very well what the quarantine haircut is. If you’re one of the few lucky ones who hasn’t experienced it (just yet,) check out our previous post on people doing their hair in the lockdown. Spoilers: it ended badly.

But this time, the dogs are taking the hit. Because people have somehow come to the conclusion that grooming their four-legged friend at home is a must-do. “I don’t think he’ll ever trust a human again,” one Twitter user wrote about his mom’s decision to “try grooming the dog.” Don’t tell me you didn’t see it coming.

Let’s take a look at our selection of some of the funniest canine haircut casualties down below. If you’re still considering becoming a first-time groomer yourself, think again, and then, think once more.

#1

Groomer Closed Due To Covid19. Wife Told Me To Trim The Dog. Hold My Beer

Groomer Closed Due To Covid19. Wife Told Me To Trim The Dog. Hold My Beer

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

It's not so bad in comparison to others on this list

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#2

Help Me! My Mom Did My Grooming. I Was In Desperate Need About 4 Weeks Ago. I Look Like A Chinchilla

Help Me! My Mom Did My Grooming. I Was In Desperate Need About 4 Weeks Ago. I Look Like A Chinchilla

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

At least he's still smiling

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#3

That Look

That Look

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

The hair will grow back, the trust-maybe

Emily Ray Howson
Community Member
3 months ago

May I take your coat madam?

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Martha Meyer
Community Member
3 months ago

This has got to be a wig! Please let it be a wig.

Kwj
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like a wig on that dog :O :D

Kat Hoth
Community Member
3 months ago

Poor guy, the 60's called, they want their hair back.

Weim Central
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh Trevor... doth looketh like Hamlet!

Perfumista Perfumista
Community Member
3 months ago

Was Trevor ever in a band? He looks familiar.

Donald Holder
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful dog ❤️. That 80s bangs look. Brings back memories!

Diandra “Mss Didi” Blackthorn
Community Member
3 months ago

Bangs! Not everyone can pull them off!

Bonnie Osborne
Community Member
3 months ago

Joe Exotic

Sophia Lomac
Community Member
3 months ago

awww he looks so sad

Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
3 months ago

Joining a retro 70s glam rock band?

Ula
Community Member
3 months ago

The dog hates you now, and I don't blame him

Raven Flores
Community Member
3 months ago

Too funny and cute.

Jay Moh
Community Member
1 month ago

It's Joey Rabone!

Kendall Adnams
Community Member
2 months ago

he has better bangs than me. sooooo even

Ann Tegnér
Community Member
2 months ago

- I´ll pee on the carpet. I will NOT go out! :D

Max L.
Community Member
2 months ago

Who didn’t love ramones

Tammy Chapman
Community Member
2 months ago

Poor baby. This is why I haven't tried to trim my own bangs, I know for a fact that I would screw them up.

Janet Justice
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like she has a wig on

Olivia Masterson
Community Member
2 months ago

The look on his face is priceless.

Bored Silly
Community Member
2 months ago

Every woman who has ever cut her own bangs can relate

O Jackson
Community Member
2 months ago

Stylish

Debbie Timberlake
Community Member
2 months ago

Ah. i see poor Trevor!! I notice the worst of these hair do disasters seem to take place fairly early in the day. Do you suppose their owners will only sit still for the promise of breakfast ??? lol !!! XXX

melbfk
Community Member
2 months ago

Kind of cool actually

Cristina S.
Community Member
3 months ago

That’s awesome! When I was a kid I had a Pekingese dog with long flowing hair. It got into his eyes and my mom decided to cut it one day. He ended up looking like Moe from the 3 Stooges.

Linda Adams
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG looks like an aging actress. I'm certain Trevor was beautiful before

Mary Barry
Community Member
3 months ago

The fifth Beatle!

MaryBored Pasaribu
Community Member
3 months ago

His eyes says everything... But I am Laughing.. Hard..

Judy Rofe
Community Member
3 months ago

Get that bloody bowl out again, woman and I'm leaving home!

CincyReds
Community Member
3 months ago

That is hilarous!

JJM
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh dear! Poor baby.....

Jacquelyn Baker
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG to funny. Looks like a wig.

Shamra Morgan
Community Member
3 months ago

Mullet

Susan Alderson
Community Member
3 months ago

Wig

Arlene Reber
Community Member
3 months ago

The 5th Beatle!

Mona Rediamond
Community Member
3 months ago

hahha omg its one of the Beetles hahah I cant look away - and I need this cut too !

Gülden Tetikel Filolog
Community Member
3 months ago

"Bubble, bubble, boil and trouble!" :) Better than not seeing at all. It will grow anyway!

Latoya Graham
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like a a Beatles.

Rebeka Terry
Community Member
3 months ago

poor thing

t clark
Community Member
3 months ago

How many glasses of wine came before bangs?😄

ERIN W.
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh my gosh I love it!

Marlene Ricker
Community Member
3 months ago

Hahaha He looks like a judgemental little girl!

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
3 months ago

Haha haha

Sarra R
Community Member
3 months ago

Omg I'm CRYING. Poor puppers looks like Thulsa Doom turning into the snake :'D (Original Conan the Barbarian w Arnold Schwarzenegger)

Annamay
Community Member
3 months ago

I am laughing so much at this one! My husband thinks I am crying!

Brenda Savage
Community Member
3 months ago

That is fantastic!

April Pickett
Community Member
3 months ago

That's my mantra - the hair will always grow back!

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
3 months ago

😅😅😅

Kylie Stovall
Community Member
3 months ago

wtf now that is nt cute pls don't attempt again

Avi Guillen
Community Member
3 months ago

^(0o0)^

Kathie Mendenhall
Community Member
3 months ago

The nowl cut

Kathie Mendenhall
Community Member
3 months ago

Let me try that again...the bowl cut

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Kathie Mendenhall
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3 months ago

The bowl cut lol

Jakub Badełek
Community Member
3 months ago

And you see, it goes all the way up to 11!

Kinny S.a.
Community Member
3 months ago

Awwww Very classy like Dianne Keaton. Too bad Trevor is a boy😜

Lorrie Earle
Community Member
3 months ago

Omg hahahaha

Theresa Diehl
Community Member
3 months ago

The fifth Beatle.

Baked Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

Bangs... now an interspecies regret!

Greta Toločkaitė
Community Member
3 months ago

was dakota johnson the inspiration?

Michelle Barnett
Community Member
3 months ago

Been contemplating cutting my bangs also.

Nandy Nam
Community Member
3 months ago

Ohhh noooo poor guy !!!!

Karin
Community Member
3 months ago

LMAO!!!

Johnny Frostbite
Community Member
3 months ago

Your dog is Roger Waters

Debbie Pugsley
Community Member
3 months ago

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Kimberly Benton
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like a british band member lol

KT Trondsen
Community Member
3 months ago

LOL Trevor

Suzanne Dunne
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh dear

Andrea Anthony
Community Member
3 months ago

hooooow?

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
3 months ago

Beatle dog.

Anne Ivy
Community Member
3 months ago

Looks like one of the Ramones.

Raine Soo
Community Member
3 months ago

Er, those bangs...

MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
3 months ago

dog actually looks pissed

Rissie
Community Member
3 months ago

You rock those bangs!

Tovah Roche
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3 months ago

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nycRed714
Community Member
3 months ago

I love it!

Isa
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG the bangs lol...poor baby!

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Not even a global lockdown can stop people from giving their pets a haircut. That fact alone gets the owner in closer proximity to his four-legged companion, which may not be dangerous per se, since there’s no solid evidence it can be transmitted between species.

Bored Panda contacted Hayley Byrne-Ingle, a groomer at The Kennel Club, to find out things you should know before giving your dog a haircut. Hayley urges people to remember that “a lot can go wrong without the correct training” and “clippers or scissors on a moving target is not as easy as most people think!”

The most common mistake people make when grooming at home is “reaching straight for the clippers used for human hair,” Hayley told us. “These clippers usually have one very short blade and used on dogs will take their coat very short!” she explained.

#4

This Is The Mug Of A Dog Who Is Plotting His Revenge Against Me For Giving Him A Home Haircut

This Is The Mug Of A Dog Who Is Plotting His Revenge Against Me For Giving Him A Home Haircut

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Rowlie
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3 months ago

You clearly crossed the line

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#5

If Looks Could Kill

If Looks Could Kill

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

He may forgive You in time, but he will not forget

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#6

Take It From Mash And Wait Until The Professionals Are Back

Take It From Mash And Wait Until The Professionals Are Back

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Daria B
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3 months ago

Before: innocent looking puppy, completely unaware of what's next / After: the look of disappointment so deep there's no point in anything in life anymore

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Another common mistake is bathing your dog at home without brushing prior. “A lot of dogs now will be getting long and smelly and it’s very tempting to bathe them,” but this is a big mistake, warns Hayley. “Bathing without brushing can lead to matting of the coat as a small single knot when water is added can form a layer of mats.”

The professional groomer recommends letting the pros do their job. When grooming your dog at home, there’s a great chance of injuries that “can leave your dog with a bad experience.” She suggests investing in a good brush, which will also help you to bond with your furry friend.

#7

Unexpected Casualties

Unexpected Casualties

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BrokenFlame
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3 months ago

At least he has a majestic mane!

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#8

Miss That Fluffy Boy. I Want His Fur Back

Miss That Fluffy Boy. I Want His Fur Back

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

He looks like a character from Cats the movie

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#9

A Trim

A Trim

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zims
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3 months ago

Get the poor thing a sweater, give it some dignity

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The Centers for Disease Control And Prevention reports that “some coronaviruses that infect animals can sometimes be spread to humans and then spread between people, but it’s rare.” The current outbreak likely started from an animal source, but the exact source of the virus is unknown.

The first animal case that tested positive for the virus was a tiger with a respiratory illness at a zoo in New York City. Nevertheless, “Based on the limited information available to date, the risk of animals spreading COVID-19 to people is considered to be low.”

#10

Quarantine Haircuts 2020

Quarantine Haircuts 2020

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

that's a weird lion

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#11

Try Grooming The Dog

Try Grooming The Dog

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Maya Yousri
Community Member
3 months ago

poor colin!!

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#12

Covid19 Haircut. Mistakes Were Made

Covid19 Haircut. Mistakes Were Made

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Daisy
Community Member
3 months ago

That dog looks like a whole new breed after grooming!

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#13

It Was So Long She Couldn't See, So I Tried My Best But Poor Maggie May Deserved Better

It Was So Long She Couldn't See, So I Tried My Best But Poor Maggie May Deserved Better

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DANIELLE
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3 months ago

She looks great!

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#14

My Dog Got A Haircut. Seems Pissed About It

My Dog Got A Haircut. Seems Pissed About It

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Maya Baggins
Community Member
3 months ago

I would be pissed too

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#15

First Time Quarantine Groomer Here! How’d I Do?

First Time Quarantine Groomer Here! How’d I Do?

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JessG
Community Member
3 months ago

Aw, poor thing :)

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#16

Guess Who Won’t Be Asked To Groom The Dog Again

Guess Who Won’t Be Asked To Groom The Dog Again

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Becky Moore
Community Member
3 months ago

So adorable though!

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#17

Dogs With Haircuts - Riley Edition

Dogs With Haircuts - Riley Edition

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Weim Central
Community Member
3 months ago

But it is even overall... 9 points!

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#18

My Wife’s First Attempt To Groom The Dog During Quarantine

My Wife’s First Attempt To Groom The Dog During Quarantine

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
3 months ago

The mange effect without the parasitic infection...

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#19

Not Happy

Not Happy

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
3 months ago

He looked fine before - just needed his paws washed up.

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#20

There's A First Time For Everything

There's A First Time For Everything

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Chloe Drury
Community Member
3 months ago

-bruh-

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#21

I, Too, Gave My Dog A Deeply Regrettable Quarantine Haircut. I'm So Sorry, Son

I, Too, Gave My Dog A Deeply Regrettable Quarantine Haircut. I'm So Sorry, Son

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Dutch VanZandt
Community Member
3 months ago

What in the ever-loving **** did you do that for?!?

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#22

Avery Also Thinks Pants Are Optional During Isolation

Avery Also Thinks Pants Are Optional During Isolation

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Emi A.
Community Member
3 months ago

The dog still pulls off to look majestic..

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#23

I’m So Sorry Baby. Dog Grooming Will Be Left To The Professionals Only From Here On Out

I’m So Sorry Baby. Dog Grooming Will Be Left To The Professionals Only From Here On Out

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Rowlie
Community Member
3 months ago

Simba looks shocked

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#24

A Quarantine Haircut At It's Best

A Quarantine Haircut At It's Best

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YoyoSthlm
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3 months ago

It's a wookie!

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#25

This Is Why We Pay Professionals

This Is Why We Pay Professionals

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Leni Siddiqi
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow

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#26

Sad Gretel

Sad Gretel

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Leni Siddiqi
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3 months ago

She does look rather shaved against her will.

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#27

Mojo Before And After

Mojo Before And After

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Terri Rowland
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3 months ago

Why does the poor sweetheart have a bandage round his ear..? 👩‍🎤😢🐕🖤

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#28

My Advice: Abort This Mission! My Poor Mimi Looked Crazy For 2 Days Until I Was Able To Fix Him

My Advice: Abort This Mission! My Poor Mimi Looked Crazy For 2 Days Until I Was Able To Fix Him

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Daria B
Community Member
3 months ago

Ah... the melancholy in his eyes...

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#29

Bad Haircut Day

Bad Haircut Day

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Leni Siddiqi
Community Member
3 months ago

What a darling.

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#30

This Happened

This Happened

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DforDorothy
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3 months ago

Why groom this dog in the first place? Doesn't seem to be a long haired one and an internet one minute fame doesn't worth this.😕

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