When summertime rolls around, dogs are itching to shed their winter coat and sport a fresh new look. Just like us, sometimes they love what they see, and other times their sour expression says it all.
Check out these 65 fun before and after dog photos to see how getting groomed can transform their looks!
This little sweetie went from looking “ruff” and gruff to fine and dandy! Who knew there was a class act hiding underneath all that fluffy fur?
Sad Little Mess
Bandit went into the doggy parlor looking like a sad, scraggly mess. But, she came out all refreshed and now has a pip in her step!
She Aged Backwards
Abby went from looking like a tired, worn out old dog to an adorable puppy! Maybe the fountain of youth is dripping into her water bowl?
Rags To Riches
This bichon maltese couldn’t even see through all the fur covering her eyes. With her new, perfectly coiffed doggy ‘do, all she wants to do is see and be seen. She looks so surreal!
Doggy Next Door To Cool Hipster Boy
Before, this pooch just looked like your average doggy next door. Now he’s sporting a cool mini-Mohawk look!
Bedraggled To Bedazzled
Before her trim, this gray-haired cutie looked like she just didn’t care anymore. But, look at the change in her posture in the after photo. She’s totally owning her cool new style!
From Gizmo To Marilyn Monroe
Ruby went from looking like Gizmo from the movie Gremlins to a 1950’s A-list movie star. The cool, sideswept bangs is so cute on her!
Shaggy Rug Carpet
This poodle mix had so much shaggy hair, he couldn’t even see straight. Now he has plenty of sass, and you can see the interesting pattern in his black and white fur.
Pom-Pom Poodle Power
This poodle was supposed to be a show dog, but her hairstyle was just all wrong to play that part. A little snip here, some pom-pom cuts there, and she’s ready to win her show dog princess title back!
High As A Kite
Just look at Max’s tail lift up high into the sky in the after photo! That’s what getting the right summer cut can do for your attitude.
Heavyweight To Lightweight Champion
The pile of fur that the groomer shaved off is bigger than the actual pooch! He must feel oodles better without all that extra fluff weighing him down.
Unicorn Punk Pooch
This former hippy pup went for a retro punk rock look. That bright pink and purple fur is far out, man!
Skinny Lil’ Land Rat To Sweet Baby Seal
This sweetie looks so “deflated” in the before. But after a good cut and blowdry, she looks like a puffy baby seal!
14)If Barbie Were A Dog…
…this would be her #1 go-to look! It’s amazing what a trim around your waist and a pearl collar can do for your appearance. How adorable!
This Pom Yorkie mix named Roxy probably thought she was just “big boned” before all that heavy fur was shaved off. Now that she’s lost some weight, it’s time to head to the beach for an epic summer season.
What Up Dog!
This grumpy guy had to squint in order to see the world. He wasn’t much to look at before, but now that he’s so cuddly, everyone is looking at him from a whole new angle.
Poor little Ellen had been abused, and when she was first discovered rescuers couldn’t figure out if she was a boy or girl. After 2 pounds of mated fur was shaved off, the big reveal showed her to be a sweet little girl.
You know how sometimes you just roll out of bed and don’t even bother to brush your hair before you head out the door? That’s what this pup looked like before. But now that her fur looks perfect 24/7, she won’t have that bedhead problem anymore.
Winter Break To Summer Vacation
This dude didn’t want to give up his thick winter coat. But, as soon as he found out it was surfing season, he got a cool cut to go along with his funky yellow shades.
This scrappy fella didn’t command much attention before his makeover. Now he’s got everyone’s attention with his spiffy new ‘do! If dogs could be hipsters, he’d be the boss of them all.
Cute Teddy Bear
This pooch probably used to bump into a lot of things with all that fuzz covering his eyes. Now he’s just a cute, chocolate teddy bear that everyone wants to bump into.
Nutty For Nutella
Nutella went in for a little trim, and she came out with the cutest ears imaginable! Sometimes all you need is an inch off the ends to perk up your style.
Before and after shots of doggy makeovers always show the front view. But even dogs love a good booty makeover!
Straight Up Chic
It’s amazing what a straightening iron can do, even for doggos. This little lady went from having beachy waves to straight locks, and now she looks like a regal little pup.