Most of the time, when a pup spends a long time in the shelter, they don't really know what it is to call a place "home". So when a stranger adopts a dog from the shelter and takes it home, the furry friend isn't really sure what's happening. Sometimes they look confused, sometimes they look frightened - the reactions vary from pup to pup, but they all have one thing in common - they're just adorable.


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Keep on scrolling to take a look at Bored Panda's list of adorable newly adopted puppies and what they looked like when they entered their new home for the first time. Have any similar photos? Add them to the list!

#2 Smiling Pup On Adoption Day

Smiling Pup On Adoption Day

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Yvonne Bernal 11 months ago

I'd smile like this too if I needed a forever home. PLEASE - Adopt a rescue dog, they need us.

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#5 My Name Is Ripley And I Was Adopted Today

My Name Is Ripley And I Was Adopted Today

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Sara Šuntić 11 months ago

This is the most beautiful dog i ever seen... Look at his eyes!

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#11 She Survived Walmart

She Survived Walmart

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Pearl Dacks 11 months ago

It's ok, the store manager gave us permission.

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#12 My Wife And I Just Adopted Our First Dog

My Wife And I Just Adopted Our First Dog

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Kim Dudley 11 months ago

Those markings are amazing! Beautiful!

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#13 So We Adopted An Abandoned Puppy

So We Adopted An Abandoned Puppy

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Pearl Dacks 11 months ago

I'm going to live in a real home with a family who will love me happily ever after.

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