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    17 Before-And-After Adoption Pictures That Prove Just How Amazing Shelter Dogs Are

    Prime examples of what a little love and a statement bandana can do.

    1. After getting adopted, this lil' fluffernug went from sad and matted to happy and LOVED!!!!!!

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    2. At first, this pup was shy and hid behind furniture — but now he's a proud graduate!!! CONGRATS, GRAD!!!!!!!

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    3. This cyootie was scared and angry, but now she's a goddess of both tree and trail!!!

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    4. Sad ears went to perked, happy ears!!!!!

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    5. This sweet dogini got her fur back!!!!!! 😭😭😭

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    6. This sweetums got a lil' trim to spice things up!!!!!!

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    7. This ~sesame seed beagle~ went from not letting anyone pet her to being the ultimate cuddle bug!!!

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    8. This angel bb DRIED 👏 OFF 👏 and GLOWED 👏 UP!!!!!!! 👏

    9. This lil' one's skin healed and she was able to get comfy and cozy!!!

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    11. These two showed off their forever home's fancy tile floors and their new dashing haircuts!!!!!!

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    12. Nothing says "I love my new family" more than sporting a stylish cookie bowtie!!!

    13. From sad, lonely eyes to those ~classiqué~ Puppy Dog Eyes™!!!!!!!!

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    14. JUST LOOK AT THESE TWO ON THEIR FREEDOM RIDE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    15. From a cage at an adoption event to sharing a king-sized bed with her hooman!!!!!! You love to see it!!!

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    16. This babers was once untrusting, but NOW HE LUBS MEETING NEW FRENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    17. And finally, just THIS!!!!!!

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    Thinking of adding a furry friend to your family? There are lots of pets looking for loving homes on Petfinder or Adopt a Pet! 💖

    H/T r/BeforeNAfterAdoption