Extreme Makeover: Rescued-Dog Edition (You Have to See It to Believe It!)

Jake was a filthy matted mess and sick with heartworms. But once he saw PETA’s fieldworkers, he couldn’t stop wagging his tail.

We transferred Jake to the Virginia Beach SPCA, where he was treated to a much-needed makeover before finding his forever home.

Check out Jake’s inspiring transformation by using the sliders below:

Thanks to PETA, Jake is living the good life now with a loving new family. Jake has a wonderful home with a big backyard for him to play in with his new brother, Jeremiah. He also has three cat “siblings” now. His new “mom” says that he is doing great, and he has already successfully completed his heartworm treatment.

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Did Jake’s transformation inspire you? Then share this page with a friend. And if you want to help some of the millions of dogs like Jake, please always keep an eye out for animals in need!

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind