Something of a canine fancy dress contest, it takes just two hours for owners to transform their pets, which are sheared and coloured to achieve each look.
The incredible transformations were captured by photographer Ren Netherland, who travels thousands of miles each year to attend each competition.
Getting the hump: Cindy the poodle is transformed into a camel for a creative dog grooming show by owner and show veteran Sandra Hartness
Flower girl: Cindy, this time as a psychedelic snail. 'The transformation they go through is simply spectacular,' says photographer Ren Netherland
Paws for thought: A poodle is transformed into a very convincing panda for a creative grooming show in Pennsylvania
Top dog: Pirates of the Caribbean character Captain Jack Sparrow was the inspiration for poodle owner Missy Gullett
Horse play: The transformation of a poodle into a pony was one of Ren Netherland's favourites. 'You had no clue whatsoever what they were planning,' he said
Team player: This dog was transformed unto an American football player by shearing its coat into a jacket and furry helmet
Hair of the dog: Virtually unrecognisable as a poodle, this very convincing buffalo disguise is uncanny
Bird of paradise: Cindy the poodle, this time as a peacock, is transformed with brightly coloured fur dye, glitter and a fan of feathers