10+ Shocking Dog Transformation Stories That Will Warm Your Hearts


We all love a great, heartwarming story of rescued dogs that have been transformed from being almost unrecognizable to adorable creatures. Thanks to the efforts of volunteers and rescuers, some strays and abandoned dogs have been fortunate enough to get a second chance at life and a fur-ever home.

The strays people see out on the streets still fight to survive and different situations could affect their physical health, emotional and mental state. Their coats and their outside appeal are proof enough of how difficult life had been for them. But with good souls, these dogs can still have the chance to find their permanent family.

Here are 10 shocking dog transformation stories that will warm your hearts and restore your faith in humanity.

#1. Jack

Jack was found emaciated, flea-infested and out in the rain. He had a large burn on his face. After rescuers took him to a vet, he was given a makeover and has since become an adorable chubby canine.

#2. Cedar

Cedar was found near a golf course and was in a bad shape. He was emaciated and lost all his hair due to stress. Rescuers from Paws Antigua helped him recover and he turned out to be a furball. Cedar has already found his family.

#3. Kenzi

The Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin and San Antonio rescued this abused dog. Kenzi received help from dedicated veterinarians.

#4. Shrek

You could see all that tangled matted mess that Shrek is one adorable pooch. The chunks of fur made the dog unable to walk but vets carefully worked on him so he could finally move. Shrek has since found a happy home after his transformation.

#5. Elsa

Shocking dog transformations will restore your faith in humanity

Being tied to a pole in her owner’s backyard and starved were Elsa’s dark past. But it’s over now and look at that beauty. The Trio Animal Foundation kept her under treatment for six months and after which, she was all ready to take on life once again.

#6. Atticus

Atticus was a victim of animal cruelty. Cane Corso Rescue saved this love bug and has been adopted after the amazing dog transformation.

#7. Karlos

Karlos had a wire embedded in his neck and he was on the brink of death. Wings of Love Kuwait rescued this little ball of fur and rehabilitated him.


#8. Athena

A cruel and irresponsible owner had tied up Athena and left her to starve. Animal Services took her in and she weighed only 29 pounds. Now, Athena is a healthy 65-pound baby who enjoys cuddling.

#9. Midnight

Midnight was rescued by Michigan’s Providing for Paws and she had a broken jaw from being attacked by a larger dog. She had her jaw surgically fixed and this cutiepie has since been adopted.

#10. Stella

Stella has been given a wonderful dog transformation to increase her chance of getting adopted

Stella was saved from a kill shelter. She had fleas and mites and these parasites left her with scabs on her face. Fortunately, Stella got adopted and she has finally found the love of a family.

#11. Hope

Hope was found abandoned in November 2015 but was rescued in that year. She was 15 years old, positive with heartworms, deaf, had a brain tumor and seizures. Although Hope died in 2016, she was still fortunate enough to have received love even until her last breath.

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