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February 15, 2024
When a neglected bulldog named Lucy is surrendered to a shelter with ruptured anal glands and infected skin folds, a dedicated vet tech and groomer work to heal her. Through medical care and patience, they transform Lucy from lethargic and afraid to healthy and ready for adoption by a committed new owner.
January 30, 2024
When a matted senior dog named Patches arrived at the shelter, her stained fur reeked of urine. As groomer Mel began working, she uncovered hints of Patches’ unimaginable past trauma and neglect. Despite everything she’d endured, Patches trusted Mel to transform her sad coat. This resilient dog is getting a second chance thanks to the kindness of the shelter staff. Her makeover story will melt your heart.
January 29, 2024
Discover Maggie’s transformation from a neglected, matted goldendoodle to a well-groomed pet at Animal Friends of the Valleys.
November 27, 2023
Discover the heartwarming story of Simba, a neglected senior dog transformed by love and care at our shelter, and his journey to finding a forever home.
November 27, 2023
When Bruno, a senior male German Shepherd with a heart as fragile as his battered skin, arrived at our shelter, his condition was heart-wrenching.
November 20, 2023
Discover Roofo’s heartwarming journey from neglect to renewal in this touching story of a Poodle’s transformation through dedicated grooming and care
November 17, 2023
Discover the heartwarming journey of a neglected Pomeranian’s transformation at a shelter thanks to dedicated grooming.
November 6, 2023
Discover the heart-tugging transformations of giant shelter dogs, from dire straits to dazzling companions, in makeovers that are taking the internet by storm!
October 24, 2023
Suzie’s shocking transformation: From a matted, spider-infested fur to a radiant pup, witness the heartwarming journey championed by Rocky Kanaka and groomer Mel.
October 24, 2023
Discover the heartwarming transformation of two shelter Maltipoos! From tangled messes to stunning beauties, witness their incredible journey to a fresh start.