Our pets bring us joy and happiness every single day. They help us get through the bad days, and are happy to be there for the good. Sometimes, however, these animals need our help before they can show their true, awesome personalities.

The subredditBefore N After Adoption, has shown the miraculous effect people can have on their animals. People across the world are posting pictures of their pets before they adopted them, next to pictures of their pups now! The change is incredible.

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Dogs at rescue shelters are often scared and nervous, this can present itself in shyness, neurotic tendencies like barking, or sulking. Once you get these animals out of that uncomfortable living situation, though, the happiness can shine through. No one will be able to doubt the power of a forever home after looking at these pet’s smiling faces!

Annabelle was rescued from animal control by Blue Grass Boxer Rescue in Kentucky. She now has a happy life with her family in Tennessee.

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Bella had been passed around from family to family for months. This family was happy to take her in and giver her a loving, forever home.

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Betty was found living on the streets. Though she can’t use one of her back legs due to an injury, she now has a comfy bed to rest on between runs.

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Frida was found by a worried pet parent. Although this kind person couldn’t take Frida in, she helped find this girl a forever home and shared Frida’s amazing transformation.

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 Adoption day can be a little nerve-wracking for pups. Loretta was no different. But now look at the happy girl!

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 Lily was rescued from a shelter in North Carolina. She now spends her days playing with her family in Virginia.

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Mr. Whiskey Party was “so scruffy and sad” at the shelter said his new parent. Now he is living the life, spending his days fetching tennis balls.

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“What a difference a day can make,” posted Spokey’s new parents.

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According to Leo’s dad, he has “grown up into a handsome dude.” We Agree!

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Cece is a survivor. She came to an SPCA in New York where they made it their mission to rehabilitate her. Now Cece is recovering and has her own Facebook page.

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Seeing these amazing transformations is sure to warm your heart, if you are considering bringing a pet into your family please be sure to always adopt and never shop for a pet!

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