Volunteer Groomers Share Incredible Before And After Photos Of Shelter Animals

The sad plight of accidentally mangy pooches everywhere


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Let’s face it, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Nobody knows this hard truth better than the thousands of animals in shelters who are patiently waiting to find their forever homes. Unfortunately for many such dogs, grooming themselves isn’t quite as easy as turning on the shower or fixing their hair in the bathroom mirror. While cats have the ability to be conveniently self-cleaning, dogs are more or less at the mercy of humans when it comes to things like brushing their hair or getting a new haircut. So how’s a poor pooch supposed to make a great first impression?