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!

#1 Still Not Sure If We Adopted A Deer Or A Dog

Still Not Sure If We Adopted A Deer Or A Dog

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Katie Bear 1 year ago

Part dog, part deer, all awesome

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#2 Smiling Pup On Adoption Day

Smiling Pup On Adoption Day

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Yvonne Bernal 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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