Right here at Attract, earlier than and after pictures usually contain a celeb who’s simply dyed her hair pink or a recent injection of lip fillers. At present is a really big day. At present we get to speak about canine makeovers.

In honor of Nationwide Spoil Your Canine Day, a pretend vacation I can really get behind regardless that I am a cat individual, life-style and pet model Wahl partnered with GreaterGood.org to donate funds and grooming merchandise to pet shelters in want. A clear, groomed canine is extra more likely to get adopted, so this initiative helps shelters improve their fees’ possibilities of discovering a without end house with a shower and a haircut.

“Think about going to a job interview, or on a primary date lined in mud. Sadly, that’s the truth for tens of millions of shelter canine trying to make an excellent first impression,” Steven Yde, division vp for Wahl, tells Attract. “Grooming not solely impacts a canine’s look, it’s useful to the canine’s well being and total high quality of life. And for a shelter canine, an excellent bathtub can imply the distinction between sitting within the shelter and discovering a without end house.”

To assist get the phrase out, Wahl and GreaterGood.org launched Soiled Canines, a contest by which homeowners and shelters despatched in earlier than and after pictures of their pets. The pictures have been narrowed all the way down to 10 finalists, and you may formally go in and vote to your favourite canine makeover.

Every makeover is accompanied by its personal little pet story. This is the story about Griffin, a canine who, as you will see within the pictures beneath, now wears a tie. “Griffin was in a kill shelter earlier than being saved by the native Humane Society. He was in horrific form because the extreme matting was inflicting nerve injury in his again legs and worsening his delicate eyes. As soon as groomed, he was a very completely different little canine. Free from all that fur, Griffin was capable of stroll and play like a standard pooch.” You possibly can see all of the entrants and their accompanying tales right here.

And now, I am going to shut up and share the canine pictures, courtesy of Wahl:

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