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15 Adorable Photos Of Puppies Growing Up Before Your Eyes

Just like any other member of our family, we don't notice our dogs aging because we see them every day. It's only when we look back at our old photos of them that we realize our beloved pets aren't puppies anymore.

Of course dogs, like wine, only get better with age, but it can be shocking to look back and realize how much they've changed through the years. These owners all took photos of their dogs to create a shocking "then and now" effect that will make you realize how time flies.

This list gives you the best of both worlds: 15 adorable puppies and the cute dogs that they grow up to be!

1. "Okay, now my back is starting to hurt"

2. You're never too big for a hug

3. The flowers haven't grown much, but the dog sure has

4. Wow, that was a long nap!

5. We'll make an exception to the "no dogs on the furniture" rule for this one

Click the next page to see a veteran's rescue dog grow up before your eyes!

6. "I still fit, see?"

7. Donny found Smoke as a puppy in Afghanistan, and they were reunited in America 5 months later

We have a list of more heartwarming reunions here.

8. The workout has gotten a little tougher!

9. He's all grown up, but still doesn't know much about personal space

Check the next page to see an owner and her dog grow up together!

10. Best friends for life!

11. He never got any better at hiding

12. "I remember when I was the tall one!"

13. I think the dog house needs an expansion

14. Somebody didn't want their beauty sleep interrupted for this photo

15. The little fella finally grew into his tongue

Share these cute photos if they made you smile!

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