While dog washing machines are nothing new in some parts of the world, they’ve finally made their way to Japan, and the unlucky animals that get stuck in them don’t seem to happy. Videos after the break.

It washes and blow dries dogs and cats* for the equivalent of just 3.50 pounds � a massive saving on the costs of pet stylists who charge more than 20 pounds for a full wash and blow-dry. Naka Honda said he did not think the machine was cruel.

[via Japanprobe]