50 Doggos Who Showed Amazing Transformations After Being Adopted Into Loving Homes

Pets tend to show the most amazing transformations once they are adopted into loving homes that care for them.

There is no denying that dogs are some of the most lovable creatures on the planet. They are loyal, friendly, and always there for us when we need them. But sadly, not all dogs have the chance to live happy lives. Many dogs end up in shelters, abandoned and mistreated by their owners. But when these dogs are rescued and given a second chance, it is amazing to see the heartwarming transformations that take place. When dogs are rescued from neglectful situations, they often arrive at shelters looking disheveled and scared. They may be thin, covered in fleas, and suffering from various health issues. But with the care and attention of shelter workers, these dogs start to transform. They get regular meals, baths, and medical treatment, and slowly but surely, they start to look and feel better.


It’s crazy how much of a transformation they go through once they are shown some love and care. Some of these pups have been through some tough times, you know what I am saying? Abused, neglected, and left to fend for themselves. But when they finally get rescued, it’s like a whole new world opens up for them. They start wagging their tails, giving kisses, and playing like they never have before. It’s the most heartwarming thing to see. These dogs are proof that a little love and kindness can go a long way. Today, we have 50 heartwarming before and after photos of doggos who showed amazing transformations after being rescued. Scroll down to have a look at these transformations.

1. “Forever grateful for those who rescued my guy!”

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2. “Kodiak’s before and after”


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3. Tala’s amazing transformation:


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4. “Jess’s Transformation, she was a stray when we found her. Vets said she had 1 week to live. – May 2021 vs Aug 2022”


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5. “One Year Later—Ronnie went from starving, shot up with BB pellets, and heartworm positive to our beloved, darling, goofy, princess. I’ve never had a sweeter dog.”


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6. “With love and care, everything damaged can be healed.”


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7. “Not my personal dog, but one close to my heart. As one of our regular shelter volunteers said, “She’s come a long way from kennel 47″.”


Via: DogNipsForDays

8. “Kaze the rescue pup”


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9. “Did we give my Bebe her best life? You GOSH DARN RIGHT WE DID!! We’re still working through her issues but her indomitable spirit keeps us going. She’s my role model! Three cheers for QTip.”


Via: Dreadknot84

10. “We got Sophie when she was a 1 1/2 yr old stray, terrified of everything. She ended up being the sweetest, calmest, most loving dog I’ve ever met. She lived to be almost 15 years old.”


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11. “Day 1 vs. Day 365”

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12. “Before and after adoption. Puppy that we rescued in December 2021.”


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13. “We adopted Luna last week and she had her first grooming appointment today. I’m not sure we got the same dog back”

Via: Squirrel338

14. “After someone dumped her out a window, covered in over 30 ticks, mites, missing fur vs now & beyond healthy. We kept her because we wanted her to have a good life and she’s the happiest, most loving dog we’ve ever had. Our Billie girl, mixed pup.”


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15. “My boy Jake”

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16. “Left tied to a lampost in the middle of the night with a broken shoulder”


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17. “Bodhi when found as a stray vs this morning, 8 weeks later.”

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18. “My sweet Cairo. We rescued him when he was a couple months old. Today he crossed the rainbow bridge at the age of 14”


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19. Pablito’s before and after rescue photos:

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20. “Our 4th Anniversary Together!”


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21. “My buddy Chewie on the day we met in 2016 and a few from the past few years.”

Via: Mkreza538

22. “Today marks 8 months of our first meeting, thanks for saving us. We love you Ekko!!”


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23. “Millie. The shelter thought she was a senior due to her teeth and body condition. Turns out she was just starving and had been chewing on rocks! she had a bladder issue that caused her trouble for a while but once we got that fixed she got fat and happy and found a forever home.”

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24. “I adopted my first dog last night. Her name is Ginger”

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25. “Surrendered by his first family at age 4, second family at age 9. Third family’s a charm – it’s only been a year but you’re here forever, Butter Bean”

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The physical transformation is only part of the story. The emotional transformation is often even more profound. When these dogs are rescued, they are often frightened and anxious. They may have been mistreated or neglected and they don’t know who they can trust. But as they spend time with their new owners, they start to realize that they are safe and loved. They begin to trust the people around them and their personalities start to shine through.

You have to be patient with these animals because they may take time to trust you fully but once they did, you will see a whole new pup. Rescuing a pet is a truly life-changing experience. Not only are you giving an animal a second chance at life, but you are also opening yourself up to a world of love, companionship, and fulfillment.

26. “She hasn’t been adopted yet but just look at her before and after photos…I found her like this and just look at what a month of proper love and care will do! (I know this page is for adopted animals but I don’t know where else to share her, so please let me know.)”

Via: LA_babygirl

27. “This Gentleman Showed Up on Our Porch Right Before Christmas”


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28. “Kafka was in a shelter in Poland for 6 years and I adopted her 5 months ago. Best decision ever.”

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29. “My beautiful girl! Now vs April 2022 when she was rescued”


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30. “From scared of everything to a cuddly kitten foster brother”

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31. “Brought to the emergency vet after a good samaritan watched him get hit by a car at 12 weeks, now an absolutely spoiled rotten boi”

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32. “He was abandoned in the road. now look at him. He’s the best!”


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33. “Found chained to a pole in a trailer park. She had been living like that for 2-3 years. She got a second chance at life with us”

Via: phobia78

34. “This is Stinky Rafa! He was about 3 months old when he was found in a landfill, we’ve had him 1.5 years now.”

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35. “This girl came into my work (ER vet) 2 years ago as a finder surrender! Told my husband I needed her in my life and it couldn’t have been more true”


Via: momhair_dontcare

36. “Nemo, an update to our rescue from his adopter.”

Via: gkpetrescue

37. “5 months after adoption vs 8 years after adoption :)”

Via: potatopalo

38. “This is Kobe. Sometimes I wonder if he ran away or got abandoned by someone. But he was found injured, malnourished, sick and very afraid of men specifically.”


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39. “from abandoned at the shelter to the most spoiled girl”

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40. “Meet Dog: our street rescued dog that we weren’t planning to keep it (the name says it all lol) and a fighter! He is in treatment for Leishmaniasis since September 2020”

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41. “From the streets of Yabacoa to our home!”


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42. “Five months since his gotcha day, he’s come so far and started his heartworm treatment this morning!”

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43. “My heart..”

Via: RepairMission2881

44. “Nervous guy to cuddly dork”


Via: byejess

45. “Milly, truly a remarkable recovery/story!”

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46. “My dad rescued a border collie/Australian shepherd mix last year. Will run 15+ miles/day while my dad bikes. He is a blessing”

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47. “From Day 1 as a 5-week old dumped in my driveway to my big 6-month old best boy”


Via: HisMomm

48. “Before and after adoption. Puppy that we rescued from industrial park in 2021”

Via: ElectricalTravel1671

49. “The day our boy came home and 365 days later!”

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50. “The day my husband got him from the shelter and 2.5 years later”

Via: i_love_puppies73

With a little love and care, these animals can overcome their pasts and become happy, well-adjusted members of a new family. So, the next time you are looking to adopt a dog, consider rescuing one from a shelter. You’ll not only be giving that dog a second chance, but you’ll also be opening your heart to a transformation that will leave you feeling grateful and inspired. Comment down below if you have ever rescued a pet. Don’t shy away and share the before and after photos of your rescued dog in the comment section below.

Here is an adorable cat tax:

Via: Reddit

“I just got kittens! do you find this one cute?”


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