10 wild businesses you won't believe exist

From dog wigs to manly cupcakes to rent-a-friends, these companies fly in the face of conventional wisdom to prove America's entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.

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Jul 4, 2013 4:16PM
What's strange about renting goats? It's pretty standard in western Washington state.
Jun 26, 2013 12:13PM
Best of luck to all of these businesses, I don't have a need for their services and don't think I ever will.   It is the right of everyone to start a legitimate business and if they can find a market good and stay in business good for them.  
Jun 26, 2013 10:18AM
for about 15 years before my  first retirement, I had a side-line business called 'wet spots.' I operated and maintained as many as 15 agricultural irrigation systems each year for some local farmer friends.
Jun 26, 2013 12:03PM
What about the festivus for the rest of us business.  I thought that was pretty hilarious.
Jul 5, 2013 8:33AM
Hey, I absolutely adore the "SomethingStore" idea!  The box can be made appropriate for who you are buying it for - for example, a $10 box for a boy or girl, $15 box for a woman, etc. - it will be like doing Secret Santa all year long! 
Jun 26, 2013 10:47AM
I have a business of recording .. you record your vocals and send them to me and I mix them down and make you a cd . great for friends and family .  email me  at     in memo type recording
Jul 5, 2013 12:02AM
We have goat renter here. I love em! I go by Naval Kitsap-Bangor Base and they have used them on several occasions to clear bru**** a green way to do it. Win, win.
In some places, I suppose "rent-a-goat" could be considered an escort service.
Aug 15, 2013 5:25AM

I bought the OraBrush dog system for both of my dogs...It works great on my aging pups and their nasty breath! PLUS is came with 2 people brushes with each dog brush! (there is a bacon flavored paste that goes on the dog brush)!


Jul 4, 2013 11:22PM
That's 10 seconds I'll never get back.
Jul 3, 2013 10:40PM
They forgot the best one!  .  Much, much more of a wild business then any of these.  They even send it anonymously.
Jul 23, 2013 8:24AM
You were right, I didn't believe them.  And they are "flurishing"?

these "Business's" are proof that people will spend all their money only three things in life,

entertainment, fashion and vanity,

and you provide society anything else you won't be able to make a living on what you do,

when the people spend their money on $#!t like this then cry and complain about how much things they actually need are to expensive is why the economy is and has been in the toilet,

what a person spends their money on is no one's business except when they expect someone else to adjust their lifestyle to compensate for the lack of financial responsibility on their part.

Jul 4, 2013 7:35PM
RastaVacations: weed friendly travel. You would have thought it would be there.
Jun 26, 2013 10:41AM
We'll all need My Pet Chicken when our economy is no more and wilderness survival explodes in popularity.
Jun 26, 2013 10:06AM
Ha! you should check out my business.. but it's only for those who have a good sense of humor.. just google "Smoky Pole BBQ Blend"..  I have a line of "playful" Spice Blends, to say it nicely..ha!
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