Throughout the year, INSIDE EDITION has brought you heartwrenching stories of dogs who were brought back from the brink of death thanks to rescuers across the country.
Among the amazing transformations was the street dog whose skin turned to stone from mange but looked unrecognizable after he received proper treatment, and the starving and hairless dog who thrived when he was given a second chance at life.
See the most incredible dog transformations of 2015:
We're now taking a look at some of the standout transformation stories of the year and wishing a very happy holidays to the pups, their new owners and their incredible rescuers.
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