I love ridiculous looking goods, so this creative poodle grooming gallery from the Groom and Kennel Expo in Pasadena has really made me smile. I have no idea what inspires people to do this, but I do know the skeleton poodle is one of the funniest things I have ever seen.
Other new designs included the Hannah Montana-styled poodle - does life get any better?
Implications - Pets are greeted by many people with the same kind of love and affection that children often get. An emerging market of pet-related products has shown to do increasingly well amongst a society who embraces pets as members of the family for consumers who are too busy to maintain such intimate relationships with other human beings.