Growing up with a dog is truly amazing, especially when the bond between the human and the pooch extends through childhood to adolescence and adulthood. These four-legged friends have always been there for you: your first day at school, first heartbreak, applying to college...


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In celebration of this, Bored Panda has created the most heartwarming before-and-after pictures showing people with their dogs. Although the physical appearance changes, these photos prove that love and friendship are timeless.

Are you someone who grew up with a dog? Submit a picture below and share the 'now and then' cuteness with Bored Panda readers!

#8 My Dog And I, 1998 And 2012

My Dog And I, 1998 And 2012

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kora1721 9 months ago

OMG this dog on the firts pic looks so cute <3

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#9 11 Years Makes A Big Difference

11 Years Makes A Big Difference

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Inurri 9 months ago

He kept the pants though. :D

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#10 Before And After

Before And After

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Yvonne Bernal 9 months ago

I almost want to cry... anybody who's had an aging dog can relate.

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