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49 Beautiful Puppy To Dog Transformations That Will Melt Your Heart

They grow up so fast. :')

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Recently we asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share with us their most adorable puppy to dog transformations. Here are some of the best that were submitted.

1. This fluffy pup who still loves to strike a pose with Mum:

"Mother's Day 2015 versus 2016 with my mom and Finnick." — Jenessa
Jenessa

"Mother's Day 2015 versus 2016 with my mom and Finnick." — Jenessa

2. This birthday present which may have grown up to be a little larger than expected:

"The second photo is on his first birthday!" — cburkard
cburkard

"The second photo is on his first birthday!" — cburkard

3. This little guy who still looks up to Dad:

— katep46e3b4c34
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4. This cheeky girl who's now transformed into a gorgeous lady:

"Harley Quinn, my German shepherd/border collie mix rescue pupper! (Left: 3 months old; right: 3 years old)." — emilydaniellee
emilydaniellee

"Harley Quinn, my German shepherd/border collie mix rescue pupper! (Left: 3 months old; right: 3 years old)." — emilydaniellee

5. This before-and-after which proves that dogs only get cuter with age:

"Stitch! Left photo: 9 weeks old. Right photo: 1 year old." — Stitch
Stitch

"Stitch! Left photo: 9 weeks old. Right photo: 1 year old." — Stitch

6. This grown-up lab that can still melt anyone's heart:

"Tara — 8 weeks old to 14 years." — biancas4e6957548
biancas4e6957548

"Tara — 8 weeks old to 14 years." — biancas4e6957548

7. This great dane who's still just as close to her big brother:

"Maggie, great dane, at 5 weeks versus 1 year. Still loves to cuddle with her 'big' brother, Rufus!" — emmas4a01d0ff0
emmas4a01d0ff0

"Maggie, great dane, at 5 weeks versus 1 year. Still loves to cuddle with her 'big' brother, Rufus!" — emmas4a01d0ff0

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8. This westie who suddenly sprouted some ears:

"Mollie the westie." — yanm
yanm

"Mollie the westie." — yanm

9. These two rascals who are the definition of aging gracefully:

"Caine from October 2016 to May 2017. Elderly pom used for reference." — leslien40ad1ccd0
leslien40ad1ccd0

"Caine from October 2016 to May 2017. Elderly pom used for reference." — leslien40ad1ccd0

10. This not-so-little guy with his proud parents:

"Lincoln, 8 weeks and now." — bethanyc407ef76eb
bethanyc407ef76eb

"Lincoln, 8 weeks and now." — bethanyc407ef76eb

11. This fluffy girl who looks excited to be all grown up:

"This is Chandler. Chandler is a girl. Yes, Chandler was named after Friends, and from the looks of it, she's grown to be pretty darn happy about it." — meganl44695a63b
meganl44695a63b

"This is Chandler. Chandler is a girl. Yes, Chandler was named after Friends, and from the looks of it, she's grown to be pretty darn happy about it." — meganl44695a63b

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12. This little bundle that still loves a good cuddle:

"Scoots at about 8 weeks and 5 years." — EffingA16
EffingA16

"Scoots at about 8 weeks and 5 years." — EffingA16

13. This tiny sprouter who's grown up to be so handsome:

"Little TJ isn't little anymore!" — Courtney Wright, Facebook
Courtney Wright

"Little TJ isn't little anymore!" — Courtney Wright, Facebook

14. This beautiful pup who's since learned how to suit up:

"This is the good doctor aka Doctor Collossus." — bethk44b89be99
bethk44b89be99

"This is the good doctor aka Doctor Collossus." — bethk44b89be99

15. This perfect puppy who's now transformed into an even better boy:

"Mischa." — jennyv4b5a69c32
jennyv4b5a69c32

"Mischa." — jennyv4b5a69c32

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16. This fluff ball who has now mastered his signature pose:

"Ghost: sitting pretty from 9 weeks old to now." — maggiew4a1bbf204
maggiew4a1bbf204

"Ghost: sitting pretty from 9 weeks old to now." — maggiew4a1bbf204

17. This pup who's swapped the toys for the outdoors:

"Bo the day we brought him home, and Bo 8 years later." — kaceyt4515a4b77
kaceyt4515a4b77

"Bo the day we brought him home, and Bo 8 years later." — kaceyt4515a4b77

18. This lucky lady who still slays in a bandana:

"Saidie Bear: She grew into her big ears!" — karinagolightly
karinagolightly

"Saidie Bear: She grew into her big ears!" — karinagolightly

19. This little guy who looks like he hasn't aged a day:

"Tucker at 8 weeks and 6.5 years old. Still precious!" — kates4de3b0933
kates4de3b0933

"Tucker at 8 weeks and 6.5 years old. Still precious!" — kates4de3b0933

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20. This baby bear who's only gotten fluffier with age:

"Stella as a puppy and Stella now – full grown at 125 pounds!" — ericac4bcd0ef26
ericac4bcd0ef26

"Stella as a puppy and Stella now – full grown at 125 pounds!" — ericac4bcd0ef26

21. This tiny dachshund who's still trying to work out his ears:

"This is Hans. He's a miniature dachshund and the best pup ever." — meganj18
meganj18

"This is Hans. He's a miniature dachshund and the best pup ever." — meganj18

22. This blue-eyed pup who's now a very handsome devil:

"Yogi, the yoga master. At 6 months (left) and 5 years (right)." — sarahg48f84b5a6
sarahg48f84b5a6

"Yogi, the yoga master. At 6 months (left) and 5 years (right)." — sarahg48f84b5a6

23. This birthday boy who knows being older means you're wiser:

"This is Kylo the Australian shepherd! Left is at 6 weeks old and right is on his first birthday!" — anam4b440d254
anam4b440d254

"This is Kylo the Australian shepherd! Left is at 6 weeks old and right is on his first birthday!" — anam4b440d254

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24. This grown-up corgi who still enjoys the same old routine:

"Same shoes, same weather, and same lil' dude. Meet Oliver!" — kristens48b38fada
kristens48b38fada

"Same shoes, same weather, and same lil' dude. Meet Oliver!" — kristens48b38fada

25. This pup who still has the most boopable nose ever:

"보리 (Bori) at eight weeks and at one year." — deborahm45974f8bd
deborahm45974f8bd

"보리 (Bori) at eight weeks and at one year." — deborahm45974f8bd

26. This handsome guy who looks quite content with how things are going:

"This is Hugo at 12 weeks versus Hugo at almost 2 years old." — jacquelineg4
jacquelineg4

"This is Hugo at 12 weeks versus Hugo at almost 2 years old." — jacquelineg4

27. This young boy who now has ears for days:

"This is Beasley, an akita/staffy mix at 8 weeks old and then at 1 year." — rubyorozcog
rubyorozcog

"This is Beasley, an akita/staffy mix at 8 weeks old and then at 1 year." — rubyorozcog

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28. This husky who doesn't want to grow up too fast:

"Luna, 18 months versus 8 weeks." — Candy Guiban-Orbien, Facebook
Candy Guiban-Orbien

"Luna, 18 months versus 8 weeks." — Candy Guiban-Orbien, Facebook

29. This rescue puppy who's looking happier than ever:

"Meeko at 12 weeks and at 4 years old! He's a boxer/husky/German shepherd rescue." — kellyr4df636d07
kellyr4df636d07

"Meeko at 12 weeks and at 4 years old! He's a boxer/husky/German shepherd rescue." — kellyr4df636d07

30. This pup who's since ditched the training wheels:

"This is my ride-or-die, Roadie. My boyfriend and I found her as a stray puppy while on a motorcycle trip last summer, and she's been riding with us ever since." — emilieschwenk
emilieschwenk

"This is my ride-or-die, Roadie. My boyfriend and I found her as a stray puppy while on a motorcycle trip last summer, and she's been riding with us ever since." — emilieschwenk

31. This happy guy who will always be a puppy at heart:

"Baloo showed up one day and stole our hearts. One year later she still has a lot of puppy in her, but she's a whole lot of dog!" — tracyg4f13bfaa7
tracyg4f13bfaa7

"Baloo showed up one day and stole our hearts. One year later she still has a lot of puppy in her, but she's a whole lot of dog!" — tracyg4f13bfaa7

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32. This "teddy bear" who refuses to grow up:

"This is my best buddy, Bear. I adopted him at 6 weeks old while in college and 7 years later we're still inseparable. He's gone from a little teddy bear to a cuddle monster." — cag263
cag263

"This is my best buddy, Bear. I adopted him at 6 weeks old while in college and 7 years later we're still inseparable. He's gone from a little teddy bear to a cuddle monster." — cag263

33. This precious guy who's still got his puppy ears:

"James from 12 weeks to 7 years (peep those puppy ears that didn’t grow with him)." — BrookeEleanore
BrookeEleanore

"James from 12 weeks to 7 years (peep those puppy ears that didn’t grow with him)." — BrookeEleanore

34. This sprouter who's not quite done with being a puppy yet:

"At 8 weeks and 6 months with the same toy (minus an ear)." — zsazlen
zsazlen

"At 8 weeks and 6 months with the same toy (minus an ear)." — zsazlen

35. This glow up that will make you want to sign this handsome boy to a modelling agency:

"Billie at 3 months versus now." — octavioa
octavioa

"Billie at 3 months versus now." — octavioa

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36. This before-and-after which proves that size doesn't matter:

"Stanley, 3 months and 9 months." — Claire Jones, Facebook.
Claire Jones

"Stanley, 3 months and 9 months." — Claire Jones, Facebook.

37. This gorgeous boy who's now trying a more adult look:

"Lincoln at 3 months versus 1.5 years." — janeloneita
janeloneita

"Lincoln at 3 months versus 1.5 years." — janeloneita

38. This tiny guy who clearly knows his best angles:

"This is my dog, Meeko, during the first year of his life." — amandar47ed40283
amandar47ed40283

"This is my dog, Meeko, during the first year of his life." — amandar47ed40283

39. This little sausage who's still rocking his spots:

"Willie — 8 weeks to 2 years...little bit longer, whole lot cuter." — caseyd4b71fad47
caseyd4b71fad47

"Willie — 8 weeks to 2 years...little bit longer, whole lot cuter." — caseyd4b71fad47

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40. This pup that will always have a heart of gold no matter his size:

"This is Bear, the week we brought him home versus two years later! He's the sweetest lil' (giant) pup and follows me everywhere. Bernese/chocolate lab mix!" — hannah
hannah

"This is Bear, the week we brought him home versus two years later! He's the sweetest lil' (giant) pup and follows me everywhere. Bernese/chocolate lab mix!" — hannah

41. This blue-eyed angel that's still as gorgeous:

"From a teeny tiny pupper at 3 weeks old to a somewhat bigger puperoni at 11 weeks." — sarahs4f3920975
sarahs4f3920975

"From a teeny tiny pupper at 3 weeks old to a somewhat bigger puperoni at 11 weeks." — sarahs4f3920975

42. This little bundle that looks even better grown up:

"My baby Bodie used to look like a bear cub, now he's a full-grown, handsome, fun doggo." — emilyp4f90f7f07
emilyp4f90f7f07

"My baby Bodie used to look like a bear cub, now he's a full-grown, handsome, fun doggo." — emilyp4f90f7f07

43. This shiba who still can't resist taking a nap:

"Flynn! 10 weeks, 16 weeks, 1.5 years, and 2! He is a wonderful fur child whose human siblings love very much!" — Hilary Hawthorne, Facebook
Hilary Hawthorne

"Flynn! 10 weeks, 16 weeks, 1.5 years, and 2! He is a wonderful fur child whose human siblings love very much!" — Hilary Hawthorne, Facebook

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44. This little guy who's now turning heads:

"Charlie, on the left only a 3-month-old pupper, on the right a heckin' 5-year-old bamboozler!" — Jolandala, Twitter
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"Charlie, on the left only a 3-month-old pupper, on the right a heckin' 5-year-old bamboozler!" — Jolandala, Twitter

45. This adorable puppy who clearly loves the outdoors:

"Chance!!" — taylorf4fa6f035c
taylorf4fa6f035c

"Chance!!" — taylorf4fa6f035c

46. This grown-up girl who looks ready to take on the world:

"Miss Franke is a big girl now." — Lena Kilborne, Facebook
Lena Kilborne

"Miss Franke is a big girl now." — Lena Kilborne, Facebook

47. This fur baby who is now an adorable fur monster:

"My baby boy Winston." — Jade Moore, Facebook
Jade Moore

"My baby boy Winston." — Jade Moore, Facebook

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48. This gorgeous girl who luckily grew into her ears:

"My lil' darling, Jazzy! Few months old versus 7 years." — Brooke Reilly
Brooke Reilly

"My lil' darling, Jazzy! Few months old versus 7 years." — Brooke Reilly

49. And this cheeky guy who proves that old habits die hard:

"Lily the day we got her (1 month old) versus the end of June (1 year old) — still eating grass after over a year." — gh0stkat
gh0stkat

"Lily the day we got her (1 month old) versus the end of June (1 year old) — still eating grass after over a year." — gh0stkat

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