Man Copies Rescue Dog’s Tattoo Without Knowing What It Means and Ends up Regretting It Instantly

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We’ve seen some pretty bad tattoos in our time. Some were drunken mistakes, some were well-meaning but were executed horribly and some were borne out of sheer stupidity.

But the tattoo that a Texas man, who goes by the name of Chris Mendiola, got as a tribute to his dog really takes the cake. He had good intentions, and the tattoo was executed without complication, but after having the mark put permanently on his body, Chris, we have no doubts, immediately regretted his decision.

We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite tattoo fails, so get comfortable, sit back and revel in the satisfaction that you’ve never done anything quite so foolish.

So it’s no wonder that we’re seeing so many tattoo fails around these days!

In a 2018 study that surveyed eighteen different countries, Dalia found information about rates of tattoos around the world. Some of them were surprising…

Some of them were bound to fail, we guess.

And young people didn’t have the highest rate of tattoos.

32% of respondents that were aged fourteen to twenty-nine had a tattoo and 45% of people with tattoos were aged thirty to forty-nine.

32% of respondents with tattoos claimed to be highly educated; 26% claimed to have a low level of education.  

Sweden came in second place at 47% and the US came third with 46%.

What? That one came as a serious shock – especially having seen these horrible tattoo fails!

Surely the tattooist knew that this wasn’t what she meant… Although we kind of doubt that the artist behind this particular tattoo was a professional.

We don’t know, we’re “juging” pretty hard right now…

“Pretty sure there’s some kinda ointment for that,” one reddit-user wrote. Yikes.

The spelling. The placement. Everything about this is bad.

“It’s is now or neveeeeeeer.”

Sorry, we mean “scool”.

But we’re delighted with the results to be really honest.

We can’t unsee this.  

He looks in serious pain, poor guy.

Surely it wasn’t supposed to look like that…

We have a feeling that this tattoo turned out exactly as he wanted it to but it’s still awful – it’s still a huge fail in our eyes. No thank you.

But this is a huge fail. We’re cringing for her!

And this was the case with Chris.

They’re man’s best friend. We really would do anything for our little furry friends.

Chris noticed that his beloved pup, Bear, had a mark on his pelvic area.

“For those of you know bear know that he has a tattoo given to him from some previous owners,” Chris wrote in a Facebook post. “It sickens me to know that people actually tattoo their pets. So tonight I got his tattoo.”

But Chris quickly learnt that it wasn’t as it seemed.

Turns out, the tattoo wasn’t from an abusive ex-owner.

It was a sign that Bear had been neutered. And it had been done by a vet.

Via Facebook.

“We talked to our vet about the tattoo. I knew what it meant,” he told Buzzfeed.

And neither was the internet.

Another commentor wrote: “Suuuure he knew, aha. *put on totally complacent believe everything glasses*”. Ouch.

We think that this tattoo probably was a bit of a fail.

But it’s pretty cute anyway! “A lot of people are saying ‘I’d do anything for my pet,’ but would you?” Mendiola asked. “Would you get a neutered sign tattooed on your bicep?” Well, would you?