If you’ve never adopted a dog, you may not know what kind of changes can come over them when they experience love, safety, and a healthy life for the first time.
These dogs are photographed before and after their adoptions so that people can see how much it helps these dogs, and how big of a change they could make for a dog in need.
Pit bulls have a bad reputation. See how relieved he looks, and so much more handsome with a big smile.
The sad, dejected look is common in dogs before they’re adopted. Not afterwards, though!
Some dogs never know love until they find a home. Just look at his eyes.
After a few good months of meals, the rough looking coat turns silken.
Anxiety often is replaced with a calm, relaxed mood. Much more friendly to be around.
And they will finally feel like they belong. He’s even posing in front of his presents!
You might not believe the difference that just having a few toys can make.
And when you get adopted into a really big family, you might get all sorts of people to play with.
A real bed is so nice, it helps them keep up their energy for walks and play time.
Sometimes they can even look years younger! He really seems like a puppy again.
Though, if they get in trouble, sometimes you can tell they have practiced looking sad.
Nothing beats the look of sheer joy that comes from having a dog in the family.
And, you can be sure that they are grateful for the forever home. It’s written all over their face.