In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 photo, groomer, Michelle Boch, from Clarkstone, Mich. chalks the tail of Sugarplum, a 2 year old Dachshund mix, at PetSmart in Culver City, Calif. Birthdays are the most popular occasion for chalking, said groomer and PetSmart salon project manager, Megan Mouser, in Phoenix. Sports team colors are also in demand, she said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sugarplum went into the salon as a reddish-blonde dachshund mix and came out with pink and green ears, a rainbow tail and a bow in her fur.
“It’s like having a little unicorn creature,” said Sasha Sinnott, an attorney from Pasadena who was nearly giddy about her dog’s makeover.
For some dog owners, simple bathing and combing is not enough. So they pay groomers to turn fur into an artist’s Login to read more