Growing up with a dog is an amazing experience, especially when the bond between you and your dog extends through childhood to adolescence and adulthood. These four-legged friends have always been there for you: your first day at school, first heartbreak, applying to college…
In this list, you’ll find the best before and after pictures of dogs and their owners growing up. There’s no doubt that the owners and their pets make each other really happy!
Guy Recreates Photo With His Dog 15 Years Later To Say Goodbye
As you enjoy the photos, we’ll share with interesting facts about shelter animals. Maybe you could consider adopting! Only 10% of the animals received by shelters have been spayed or neutered. Overpopulation, due to owners letting their pets accidentally or intentionally reproduce, sees millions of these “excess” animals killed annually.
The First And Last Night With My Pup. Rest In Peace
According to Bark Post, it costs taxpayers roughly 2 billion bones a year to round up, shelter and euthanize homeless animals. Wouldn’t you rather pay that tab with love and belly scratches?
15 Years Later Still Best Friends
Source: Tracie Price
The main reasons animals are in shelters: owners give them up, or animal control finds them on the street.
3 Years Of Friendship
Gotta case of puppy ruv? The average age of animals entering shelters is 18 months… still perfectly puppyish if that’s what you’re after!
“Someone Dear To Me Passed Away Today. This Is My Best Friend Genevieve, On The First Day We Met, And The Last Day”
Homeless animals outnumber homeless people 5 to 1. So you can really help these lovely animals by adopting one of them.
Vitalijus And Rex 7 Years Apart
Source: Vitalijus Gafurovas
Science shows that dog owners are less stressed thanks to hormonal and chemical changes that occur from spending time with their pups!