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Chris Evans tried to give his dog a haircut, and it went hilariously wrong

Poor Dodger.

May 15, 2020, 10:06 am*

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Bryan Rolli 

Bryan Rolli

Chris Evans—multi-hyphenate actor, real-life Captain America, vocal Donald Trump opponent—is a man of many talents. Apparently, dog grooming is not one of them.

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Much like the rest of the United States (save for Wisconsin), the MCU star is stuck at home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This self-isolation can breed desperation and gross overconfidence in equal measures, leading people to attempt projects they normally wouldn’t dream of tackling. For Evans, that meant giving a haircut to his dog, Dodger. 

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Evans resurfaced on Instagram last week, and in his second post, he offered a glimpse of Dodger’s new ‘do. Judging by the glaring white patch on Dodger’s otherwise tan coat, it didn’t go well.

“I assured him I knew what I was doing,” Evans wrote on Instagram. “He seemed skeptical at first, but with the help of a few treats, I talked him into it. It went so wrong, so fast. I guess some things are better left to the professionals. (He hasn’t seen a mirror yet. I told him it looks great.)”

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Lucky for Dodger, he won’t have to impress other dogs at the park anytime soon. And, let’s be real: Unlike humans, dogs look just as cute, if not cuter, with botched haircuts. Dodger seems to be coping fairly well with his style change, mostly sleeping off his sadness:

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Just woke up to this pillow hog

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Next time, though, Evans should probably leave the grooming to the pros. 

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*First Published: May 15, 2020, 10:05 am