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Lia Ryerson contributed to a previous version of this post.
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After getting rescued, Dice is “one happy, healthy, thick boy.”
Dice was found locked inside a cage in Florida, abandoned, in early November 2017. He was immediately taken to Feeling Fine Canine and Equine Rescue. He weighed 30 pounds at the time, and he should have weighed at least twice that.
But now, he’s thriving.
“Dice is amazing. When he first came to our rescue he was weak and could hardly stand. After weeks of rehabilitation care and love, he absolutely blossomed and doesn’t stop smiling,” Feeling Fine told Insider in 2018.
Virginia, or Ginny, the pit bull was tired and scared, but after getting adopted, her owners describe her as “glowing, hydrated, and thriving.”
That is the face of total bliss. No wonder, when it looks like she’s living a life of luxury in her new home.
Look at the bright smile that Jax, a doodle mix, served after going to a healthy home.
Jax now has a younger sister, Ellie, too.
Rosie is a sweet and happy rescue pup from Texas.
This side-by-side photo was shared on Rosie’s Instagram page in 2015, and she is still thriving.
“I don’t like to think about before I met mom, I’m much happier and healthier now! I’ll bite my last owners butt if I ever see him again,” the caption read.
Millie was underweight and terrified when her owners first brought her home.
After some dedicated love, she gained 30 pounds.
Baker, a happy black terrier mix, gained 15 pounds.
He also gained a gigantic smile after getting adopted.
Bodie, a rescue dog from Chicago, was all smiles after getting adopted by his owner, Julie.
Julie describes him as ” 74% pit, 26% staffy, 100% cuddlebug.”
Harper used to be a scared and scruffy little dog.
Post-adoption, however, Harper transformed into a happy and trusting pup.
Penny went from being a 7-pound baby who was afraid to go outside to a loving, healthy dog.
Her breed is unknown.
Yoshi went from being a fearful 43-pound pup to an energetic, 57-pound good boy.
Yoshi looks like a completely different dog.
Hank, a schnauzer and shih tzu mix, was described by his owner as being “the happiest baby.”
Some dogs look like humans, and there’s a scientific explanation for that.
Pippin’s owners described him as “50% Australian Shepherd, 50% St. Bernard, and 100% cute.”
Pippin’s Instagram shows him taking adventures — and generally looking very happy — with his new owners.
One thing is for sure: Pink and green are Mimi’s colors.
Click here to see which dog to adopt based on your personality type.
Mary Jane, an American pit bull terrier, was in the pound for two months before she was adopted.
Pit bulls are often subjected to unfair treatment, though they are extremely sweet. Just look at this proud pit bull mama and her babies.
Chuck was adopted from the Apple Valley Municipal Animal Shelter in California in March 2018 — now his sad eyes are gone.
Want to adopt a pet? The ASPCA has shelters all over the country.
After surviving neglect, mange (a skin disease caused by parasitic mites), and heartworm, Waffle is now happy and healthy.
Waffle is living his best life.