Getting a dog has gotta be up there with the most exciting and emotional times in your life. The first touch of a cold and wet nose, that first slobbery lick and over-enthusiastic jump onto your lap, these are things that stay in your memory forever.

Bored Panda asked people to submit their best first dog meeting pics, and we have now compiled an adorable list of times when it was puppy-love at first sight (or first sniff) for doggos and their brand new humans. You can just tell that through the good times and the ruff, they are destined to become best of buddies fur-ever.

#1 My Mom Had Always Said No When My Dad Asked For A Puppy. For Years She Said No And My Dad Never Expected To Get Another Puppy Ever Again

My Mom Had Always Said No When My Dad Asked For A Puppy. For Years She Said No And My Dad Never Expected To Get Another Puppy Ever Again

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1 year ago

THE FACE \('0')/

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#2 Bringing My New Girl Home. I Think We Will Be Alright

Bringing My New Girl Home. I Think We Will Be Alright

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Noel Cabacungan 1 year ago

So cute and innocent ^_^

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#3 Meet Luna, Our Shelter Rescue

Meet Luna, Our Shelter Rescue

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Isa TraBu 1 year ago

The face of the pup channels the success of adopting

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#4 This Excited Family Just Moments After Adoption

This Excited Family Just Moments After Adoption

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Merve YILMAZ 1 year ago

awwww <3 he is sooo happy :)

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#5 Love At First Sight... I Think She Has My Genes! Same Head!

Love At First Sight... I Think She Has My Genes! Same Head!

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Merve YILMAZ 1 year ago

doggo: well, hello sir. you must be my new daddy. From now on I will be your best friend and protector. And I will love you forever <3

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#6 Husband Surprises His Wife With A Little Pup She Thought Had Already Been Adopted. She Was... By Husband

Husband Surprises His Wife With A Little Pup She Thought Had Already Been Adopted. She Was... By Husband

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Pamela 1 year ago

What I'm not crying ! YOU ARE CRYING

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#7 Marley Meeting Her Dada

Marley Meeting Her Dada

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Judh Palcon Domo 1 year ago

That smile says it all!

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#8 My Friend's Daughter And Her Valentine's Present

My Friend's Daughter And Her Valentine's Present

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Noel Cabacungan 1 year ago

You have a small panda there, kid :)

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#9 When I Met My Goldendoodle Pup, Boo

When I Met My Goldendoodle Pup, Boo

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Noel Cabacungan 1 year ago

Wait till he got bigger ;-)

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#10 My Shelter Holds An Annual Dog Adoption Day In A Public Park. Seeing This Lady With Her New Best Friend Made My Day

My Shelter Holds An Annual Dog Adoption Day In A Public Park. Seeing This Lady With Her New Best Friend Made My Day

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#11 Officer Montgomery Giving His New Potential Family Member Some Love

Officer Montgomery Giving His New Potential Family Member Some Love

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Kindness shows on the face of the policeman !

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#12 Went To Rescue A Dog... Got A Bear Instead

Went To Rescue A Dog... Got A Bear Instead

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Luna Aglow 1 year ago

You look like the perfect happy match... (-:

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#13 My So Was So Excited When He Found Out What His Early Christmas Present Was

My So Was So Excited When He Found Out What His Early Christmas Present Was

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Pi... 1 year ago

I wonder who's happier, the giftED or the gift! :D

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#14 I Adopted An Old Girl. Meet Bellini

I Adopted An Old Girl. Meet Bellini

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Kelly Leigh 1 year ago

This is awesome ♥ well done .. at least she will live out her days as happy as can be..

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#15 My Son And Our Dog 20 Minutes After We Adopted Her

My Son And Our Dog 20 Minutes After We Adopted Her

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Hans 1 year ago

Bonding never succeeded so quickly!

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#16 Surprised My Dad With A New Puppy

Surprised My Dad With A New Puppy

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

His expression.. :)

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#17 I Met My Best Friend Today

I Met My Best Friend Today

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Susan Gardner 1 year ago

Gorgeous

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#18 Went To The Shelter With The Intention Of Petting The Dogs... Left With A Dog

Went To The Shelter With The Intention Of Petting The Dogs... Left With A Dog

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Just JoLynn 1 year ago

This one wanted to pet you!

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#19 Biggest Dream Come True

Biggest Dream Come True

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Racheal Githinji 1 year ago

Aww

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#20 Day 1

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NoAssumed Name 1 year ago

Kid Rock...the late years

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#21 The Face Of A Newly Adopted Pupper

The Face Of A Newly Adopted Pupper

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Luna Aglow 1 year ago

I can't even... <3<3<3

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#22 Adopted This Girl From The Pound. She Rode Like This The Whole Way Home

Adopted This Girl From The Pound. She Rode Like This The Whole Way Home

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Susan Gardner 1 year ago

She's not sure, but she knows it's gotta be something good... something better... just wait, little one!

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#23 After 6 Months Of Being Depression Free, I Adopted My New Best Friend! Everyone, Meet Gilly

After 6 Months Of Being Depression Free, I Adopted My New Best Friend! Everyone, Meet Gilly

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sh 1 year ago

Should have gotten the dog 6 months ago; best thing I ever did for my depression.

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#24 This Is Hope Meeting Her New Dad For The First Time. This Is Probably The Best Day Of Her Life So Far

This Is Hope Meeting Her New Dad For The First Time. This Is Probably The Best Day Of Her Life So Far

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Elizabeth Molloy 1 year ago

Bless her heart <3

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#25 Who Knew A Little Rescue Mutt Become My Best Buddy?

Who Knew A Little Rescue Mutt Become My Best Buddy?

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Luna Aglow 1 year ago

Incredibly sweet... <3

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#26 A Few Weeks Ago My Uncle's Dog Died After 14 Years With Him And He's Been So Depressed About It. My Aunt Surprised Him By Taking Him To Pick Up Their New Puppy When He Thought They Were Just Going Shopping. This Is The First Picture Taken Of Them Together When They Got Back In The Car

A Few Weeks Ago My Uncle's Dog Died After 14 Years With Him And He's Been So Depressed About It. My Aunt Surprised Him By Taking Him To Pick Up Their New Puppy When He Thought They Were Just Going Shopping. This Is The First Picture Taken Of Them Together When They Got Back In The Car

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Vera Deme 1 year ago

I couldn't have another dog for years. No other dog can replace nor Blacky, nor Marta. I was really grieving. This month I will have my third dog in my life. I feel so excited. I miss the love and the warmth of these doggy eyes. And I have so much love to give!

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#27 Meeting My Girl Rosie From Paws Chicago For The First Time. I Don't Know Who Was Happier, Her Or Me

Meeting My Girl Rosie From Paws Chicago For The First Time. I Don't Know Who Was Happier, Her Or Me

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Angel 1 year ago

Well she certainly knows how to smile for the camera lol

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#28 The Day I Met My Sweet Tata For The First Time

The Day I Met My Sweet Tata For The First Time

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Vaughn Hyndman 1 year ago

Matching smiles! You look like you belong together.

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#29 Grumpy Meets Happy For The First Time

Grumpy Meets Happy For The First Time

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Jenn 1 year ago

haha! Brilliant names!

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#30 All 46lbs (21kg) Wanted To Sit On My Lap On The Way Home From Being Adopted. I Love My New Best Friend

All 46lbs (21kg) Wanted To Sit On My Lap On The Way Home From Being Adopted. I Love My New Best Friend

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Dinetk 1 year ago

She trusts you to keep her safe

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#31 Adopted Toffee Today! She Seemed Extra Happy

Adopted Toffee Today! She Seemed Extra Happy

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Vaughn Hyndman 1 year ago

I love dog smiles. This one is perfect

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#32 We Adopted This Pup! Think He's Happy

We Adopted This Pup! Think He's Happy

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Three, happy, furry men.

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#33 Kodi Coming Home To A New Family 13 Years Ago

Kodi Coming Home To A New Family 13 Years Ago

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Nancy E 1 year ago

TRUST !

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#34 I Rescued This Little Girl, Here She Is Today Going To Her Forever Home. Happy Pup

I Rescued This Little Girl, Here She Is Today Going To Her Forever Home. Happy Pup

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Vicki Hardy 1 year ago

Just gorgeous!

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#35 Love At First Sight!

Love At First Sight!

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

i promise to clean you face and ears everyday

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#36 Doc The Aussie Shepherd

Doc The Aussie Shepherd

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Noel Cabacungan 1 year ago

Fierce!!!

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#37 Local Shelter Posted This Adoption Today

Local Shelter Posted This Adoption Today

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Elizabeth Molloy 1 year ago

That is one happy wee man xxx

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#38 First Trip, We Go Home!

First Trip, We Go Home!

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Nancy E 1 year ago

This is a touching photo that ignores the crate

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#39 Straight From The SF SPCA To The Headlands To Capture The Beginning Of This Great Story

Straight From The SF SPCA To The Headlands To Capture The Beginning Of This Great Story

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Vaughn Hyndman 1 year ago

Home! Great picture, great organization.

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#40 Surprised My Wife With A Cute Birthday Present

Surprised My Wife With A Cute Birthday Present

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Toomas Vilik 1 year ago

Baby bear...

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#41 Adopted This Little Guy

Adopted This Little Guy

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Tina Conquest 1 year ago

So sweet 💕

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#42 2 Minutes After We Asked To Hold Her, This Happened. Guess She Knew She Was Safe With Us

2 Minutes After We Asked To Hold Her, This Happened. Guess She Knew She Was Safe With Us

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Tomatoe 1 year ago

I am melting, this is happiness overload :)

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#43 Max And Me. Got Him 2 Weeks Ago, Love My Pupper!

Max And Me. Got Him 2 Weeks Ago, Love My Pupper!

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Cherie O 1 year ago

Oh my God, that dog is cute!

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#44 Vet Friend Brought Her By To Visit At Work. Then Said She's Looking For A Home

Vet Friend Brought Her By To Visit At Work. Then Said She's Looking For A Home

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Samantha Bing 1 year ago

There's just something adorable about a big tough tattooed guy holding a little puppy that makes my heart melt

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#45 Our 3 Month Old Newfoundland Puppy. He Was Going To Be Euthanized For Having A Heart Defect

Our 3 Month Old Newfoundland Puppy. He Was Going To Be Euthanized For Having A Heart Defect

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Jaye Smith 1 year ago

Thank goodness you refused..

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#46 My Wife Just Texted Me This From The Shelter. Looks Like We're Adopting A Puppy

My Wife Just Texted Me This From The Shelter. Looks Like We're Adopting A Puppy

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Victoria Williams 1 year ago

Haha yes u r lol

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#47 This One Is Still My Favourite

This One Is Still My Favourite

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

The intensity here is amazing.

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#48 First Day Meeting My Best Friend

First Day Meeting My Best Friend

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Gorgeous dog & nice smile on owner

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#49 Just Met This Baby Girl Today!! I Guess You Could Say It Was Love At First Sight

Just Met This Baby Girl Today!! I Guess You Could Say It Was Love At First Sight

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Jenn 1 year ago

ooh fluff ball!

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#50 Got This Pup From A Rescue 2 Years Ago, I Blurred Myself So All The Attention Is On Him. Everyone Welcome Sir Benedict Blanco!

Got This Pup From A Rescue 2 Years Ago, I Blurred Myself So All The Attention Is On Him. Everyone Welcome Sir Benedict Blanco!

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#51 Two Old Ladies Meeting For The First Time. Best Friends Since That Day

Two Old Ladies Meeting For The First Time. Best Friends Since That Day

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Samantha Bing 1 year ago

Both vibrant and beautiful!

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#52 The Day Koti Came To Her Forever Home. In 6 Years She Has Rescued Me From Myself By Loving Me When I Couldn't. My Lifesaver

The Day Koti Came To Her Forever Home. In 6 Years She Has Rescued Me From Myself By Loving Me When I Couldn't. My Lifesaver

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco 1 year ago

Powerful relationship.

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#53 Drove 12 Hours Through Forest Fires To The Other Side Of The Province To Pick Up Phoenix From A Wonderful Animal Rescue Group (KAAP). Love Him!

Drove 12 Hours Through Forest Fires To The Other Side Of The Province To Pick Up Phoenix From A Wonderful Animal Rescue Group (KAAP). Love Him!

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rakuninaru 1 year ago

I love it when people go directly to the shelters to rescue their new best friends

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#54 I Can't Tell If My Daughter Likes Her Early Christmas Present. Can You?

I Can't Tell If My Daughter Likes Her Early Christmas Present. Can You?

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Kelly Leigh 1 year ago

Oh yes ..most definitely likes it

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#55 Rescued And Driven From Mexico To BC And Flown To Toronto - Meeting His New Bestie For The First Time

Rescued And Driven From Mexico To BC And Flown To Toronto - Meeting His New Bestie For The First Time

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Srdjan Janic 1 year ago

BRAVO!!!!

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#56 Bringing Home Our Bella! Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

Bringing Home Our Bella! Happiness Is A Warm Puppy

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

I love how huge Danes are when we first bring them home. Mine was 28lbs at 8 weeks, lol

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#57 The Day We Met. He's Not My Dog, He's My Son

The Day We Met. He's Not My Dog, He's My Son

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco 1 year ago

I love this photo!

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#58 Happy

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Sweet picture !

#59 After Flying For 8 Hours I Got Into My Mom's Car To Find My Christmas Present

After Flying For 8 Hours I Got Into My Mom's Car To Find My Christmas Present

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Pi... 1 year ago

Reminds me of a dear little pupper we rescued.... He was so cute and affectionate, that the person who ran the shelter, adopted him instantly! But he ran away from the shelter when all the dogs were taken on a field trip.... they looked everywhere for the fellow... put up posters.... but there was no sign of him.... The only consolation is that, he was much much older when he decided to run off... so at the very least, he had loving care in his growing up days... I miss him to this day.... i hope he's happy and that god's watching over him.... :(

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#60 I Gave My Son His Birthday Present A Little Early This Year

I Gave My Son His Birthday Present A Little Early This Year

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sh 1 year ago

"Hey, boy. Let me get that water off your face for ya."

#61 My Dad Melted When He Met His New Puppy At The Shelter A Few Weeks Ago. Here's Him And Oliver - Needless To Say, They Went Home Together

My Dad Melted When He Met His New Puppy At The Shelter A Few Weeks Ago. Here's Him And Oliver - Needless To Say, They Went Home Together

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

a dog knows what a dog knows they pick their families

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#62 So I Adopted A Puppy. Meet Nugget. He's Labrador Retriever And... Something Else, No One Knows

So I Adopted A Puppy. Meet Nugget. He's Labrador Retriever And... Something Else, No One Knows

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Elizabeth Molloy 1 year ago

the secret ingredient is awesomeness xx

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#63 She Sat At The Humane Society For Almost A Month Until Yesterday. Meet Roxy

She Sat At The Humane Society For Almost A Month Until Yesterday. Meet Roxy

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Luna Aglow 1 year ago

Beautiful and sweet

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#64 Brought My New Friend Home Today! Say Hello To Diego

Brought My New Friend Home Today! Say Hello To Diego

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JAIDEN HAMPTON 10 months ago

😍😍😍

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#65 Are You My New Dad?

Are You My New Dad?

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Elizabeth Molloy 1 year ago

Adorable little spud!

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#66 My Wife Bringing Our New Pupper Home

My Wife Bringing Our New Pupper Home

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

are you sure you got a dog lol

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#67 Bringing Emma Home From The Shelter. My Husband Couldn't Let Her Go

Bringing Emma Home From The Shelter. My Husband Couldn't Let Her Go

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Elizabeth Molloy 1 year ago

You've got a good man there :D

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#68 This Is My First Meeting With Cj When He Was Only 3 Weeks Old

This Is My First Meeting With Cj When He Was Only 3 Weeks Old

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Nancy E 1 year ago

A visit not homebound, I hope

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#69 Love At First Lick!

Love At First Lick!

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Pi... 1 year ago

Love the title.

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#70 This Was The Most Heart Warming Moment Ever. My Daughter Meeting Her New Puppy

This Was The Most Heart Warming Moment Ever. My Daughter Meeting Her New Puppy

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco 1 year ago

Oh, I feel the love!!

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#71 Little Rescue Girl The Day We Got Her. She Still Loves To Lay On Her Back And Get Belly Rubs

Little Rescue Girl The Day We Got Her. She Still Loves To Lay On Her Back And Get Belly Rubs

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

more mum more

#72 Couldn't Pick Which One So Got Both Brothers

Couldn't Pick Which One So Got Both Brothers

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Linda Kvamme Cirocco 1 year ago

Twice the fun!

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#73 I Could Not Walk Away From This One

I Could Not Walk Away From This One

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Rebekah 1 year ago

I love you, furry human.

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#74 Rescued This Baby At A Local Shelter. He Ran To Me The Moment I Saw Him. First

Rescued This Baby At A Local Shelter. He Ran To Me The Moment I Saw Him. First

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Gillian Black 1 year ago

i am sooooo happy i am singing

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#75 My Kids Welcoming Our Adopted Rescue, Juno, To Our Home

My Kids Welcoming Our Adopted Rescue, Juno, To Our Home

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

That dog is going to be so loved!

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#76 So My Sister Got My 2 Year Old Nephew A Puppy For His Birthday. Needless To Say, It Was Puppy Love At First Sight

So My Sister Got My 2 Year Old Nephew A Puppy For His Birthday. Needless To Say, It Was Puppy Love At First Sight

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Vaughn Hyndman 1 year ago

Such cuteness

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#77 On The Car Ride Home

On The Car Ride Home

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Amaranthim Talon 1 year ago

Happy Cloud!!!

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#78 Love At First Sight

Love At First Sight

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Janie Hodder 1 year ago

WHAT KIND OF DOGGGG

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#79 The Moment I Met My Sweet Girl

The Moment I Met My Sweet Girl

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Heather Nicholls 1 year ago

I got this far through before this one broke me :,)

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#80 We Fell

We Fell

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Luna Aglow 1 year ago

...in love...

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#81 My Wife Meeting Our New Lab Indy For The First Time