This homeless dog gets more than just a makeover – he gets a second chance at life

Sometimes people have makeovers for vanity’s sake…

…but for Charlie the homeless dog, a makeover meant the difference between life and death:

Found on the side of a road, he was covered in dirt and matted hair.

He was later taken to a Los Angeles shelter…

…unfortunately, this was also a high kill shelter.

In places like these, dogs like Charlie last no longer than one week.

That’s when Hollywood Grooming stepped him and gave him a second chance at life…

Watching the fire return to his eyes brought tears to mine: