Deneph pointed me to this travesty of a photo. I did a little digging and came up with the story behind it.
Sanday Hartness of Yucaipa Valley, Calif., turned this poodle into a Ninja Turtle named Leonardoodle at SuperGroom 2007, a contest in creative dog grooming where first place winner gets $5,000.
Hartness did not win.
Full story, with gallery and video in the Orange County Register.
For comparison, another freshly but correctly groomed poodle: