Shelter dogs never know if or when someone will come rescue them.  There’s no telling what they went through to become a resident in a shelter or the pain they faced along the way.  Unfortunately, a lot of shelter dogs have rough pasts, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have all the love in the world to give.

If you are thinking of adopting, by all means you should!  Essentially, you are saving a dog’s life.  If you’re on the fence, the following photos should help push you over.

Wait until you see all the joy on these dogs’ face after a new owner came and adopted them!  It will melt your heart over and over again!

“I’ve been waiting for this day.  I can’t believe it’s finally here!”

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Puffy Love

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Mom and Her New Baby

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“I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it!”

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“Well, hello there.  You’ll be seeing a lot of me.”

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Big Brown Ball of Love

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On the way home!

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So Wuvable!

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Home Sweet Home

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Doggie closeups are cool.

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“Let’s have a picnic.”

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Weekend Bliss

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Pit Bull Taco

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Stretch out big boy!  You’re home now.

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The Perfect Match

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“I’ve been waiting for a comfy bed…zzz”

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