Regardless of when, where or how these dogs were welcomed into these families, these heartwarming 'Then and Now' photos demonstrate that these humans know that dogs are family for life.
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"Me with my old dog Muñeca. The first picture is from when I was 20 and the second is of my with her at age 29"
~ Submitted by Carolina Girón Dubón
"Benny and I. Ten years of pure joy and love"
~ Submitted by Julio Vicente Perez
"My son Jimmy with his doggie named Cindy !! We adopted Cindy from our local SPCA and she is living a grand life with us !! March 2002 - December 2012"
~ Submitted by Tina Loera
"My little sister Piula and myself then and now, she was my christmas present 10 years ago and has been my sister and bestfriend since then and will be forever."
~ Submitted by Claudia Roldan
"I saw the story and pics you published about dogs people and time, I thought it was very nice an touching. My boy has been with me for 10 years and we're both turning gray! he is my family and I love him! Bhakta since 2002"
~ Submitted by Ernesto Masis
"We lost our darling Jesse a few weeks back...so glad we have this to remind us of her... 6 weeks old vs 4 weeks ago! god bless. Jess was 13 when she died..."
~ Submitted by Gillian Thomson
"My Daughter with her best buddy Oscar."
~ Submitted by Lee Kindell
"These are pictures of my two younger children, Júlio and Marina, and our beloved dog Dalila. The first photo was taken the day we found her in 1995 and the second on the day before she turned into a star, in 2011. Almost 16 years of love."
~ Submitted by Katia C. P. Rangel
"They are pictures of my son Aaron with our Belgian Tervuren "Skye" (rest her soul, she crossed the Rainbow Bridge in Jan 2012 at over 16 years old). The first picture is of Aaron (1 yr old) and Skye at 7 weeks old. The second pic is Aaron and Skye on her 14th Birthday. She blessed us with her presence for 2 more years. She helped raise my son, and we still miss her very much!!"
~ Submitted by Sharon Young
"Posie, then and now
This is me and my 16 1/2 year old toy poodle. I got her when I was 4 years old. She is the most amazing dog ever, and my best friend. I love her so much!"
~ Submitted by Jillian
"Dogs Are Family For Life
favorite furry friend of fifteen years"
~ Submitted by Rachel
"This is what 14 years looks like...
Our sweet Levi the day we got him in 1997 and the day we said goodbye in 2012."
~ Submitted by Michael Cole
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