To most of us, giving your pet the love and care that they deserve comes naturally. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for everyone. Thankfully, there are people out there doing a wonderful job of rescuing mistreated pooches and nursing them back to their healthy, happy selves.

Click on the ‘before’ images below to see the dramatic transformations.

If you feel inspired to offer a loving home to a dog like this, head to Dogs Blog to see how you can help.

Image credit: Dirty Dogs Gallery