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Brilliant or Baffling? Dog-o-Matic Washing Machine

Um, whoa. That looks like a helpless puppy trapped in a washing machine. But, while that's technically what it is, he's meant to be in there. Check out this interesting creation to come out of France — the Dog-o-Matic, an automatic dog-washing vending machine. Owners choose the required wash cycle and load the (unsuspecting) pooch into the proper machine size costing about $18 for small, $31 for medium, and $44 for the largest pets. Most of you loved the dog/car wash so what's your take on this washing machine?

Source: The Daily Mail

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Monique-Marie427757 Monique-Marie427757 7 years
OMG! This looks cruel! I am a DEFINITE NO on this one.
Meldosa Meldosa 7 years
That would be comparable to a human standing out in the middle of a hurricane, so mean
telewyo telewyo 7 years
My dog would be completely traumatized by this thing!!! And for $44...I would pay $10 more and take him to the groomer!
shoecraze shoecraze 7 years
I am completly astounded to see that someone actually thought this was a good idea. Any dog would need therapy after such traumatic event. It's horrible!!! That poor dog :(
starangel82 starangel82 7 years
That poor dog looks terrified. There is no way I'd put any animal in there.
Zivanod Zivanod 7 years
Neat idea but completely uncalled for and cruel. I cannot image any animal thinking that being trapped in a container with water, soap, hot air, whatever coming at it would be fun.
strwbrrysport strwbrrysport 7 years
This is so wrong, the poor dogs will get soap in their eyes, etc. Seems like torture to me.
wren1 wren1 7 years
No way! Poor little pup :(
betty-kraker betty-kraker 7 years
Katydid620 Katydid620 7 years
This is the MEANEST thing I have EVER seen!!! I would NEVER, EVER put my dog in there!! The person who invented this should be shot. This is nothing but animal cruelty!! My heart aches for the sweet, little dog in the picture. He looks so sad and frightened.
eastcoastgirl eastcoastgirl 7 years
This looks like abuse!That poor frightened pup! I can't believe anyone who loves their dog would do this.That is like taking your baby to the car wash and bathing them. I do not like it at all!
LilyBiscuit7 LilyBiscuit7 7 years
Any dog I know would freak out!!! I say put the inventor in there.
TheEnchantedOne TheEnchantedOne 8 years
Oh man, I wouldn't do that to ANY dog. That's torture. That dog in the picture seemed so helpless. Well, who wouldn't be, I'd imagine you'd feel like drowning and betrayed by your owner. Sadness.
finzup finzup 8 years
i would never put my dog in there... I just think of how scared and confused he'd be as he stared out at me and it brings a tear to my eye :(
MFOX4 MFOX4 8 years
This is a cruel and inhumane way to bathe any creature. They don't understand that you'll eventually let them out and they don't know where the water is coming from. I am absolutely disgusted and appalled!
hyper-somnia hyper-somnia 8 years
I'm sure my Tulip would say that would take all the fun out of bath time.
babycat1216 babycat1216 8 years
that looks like torture
danizzle danizzle 8 years
no freaking way. there is NO WAY i would put my baby in there... shower time is fun (and treat filled)...not terrifying like that!
tiabia tiabia 8 years
Baffling should be replaced with BRUTAL! That poor poor dog looks frightened, scared and sad...this is doing nothing for dogs with phobias....terrible!
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