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15.47 30 Apr 2015


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The biggest trend taking Taiwan by storm involves grooming man's best friend with perfectly round or square haircuts. And it's as strange and cute as it sounds. 

[All images: BoredPanda]

The pampered pooches are having the fur on their heads carefully sculpted into perfect circles or squares, with the final creations posted online in a viral trend that sees dog owners competing for the title of the roundest or cubiest canine in town.

Dog grooming dates back to the era of Elizabeth I in 16th century Britain, but truly made the world stage when embrace by the ever fashionable French. Poodles became the official dog of the French court in the 18th century, when salons catering to clipping the fur inter ever more elaborate designs became a trend. 

Check out some of the barking-mad barnets in the gallery below:


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