These 20 Dogs Have Literally Just Been Adopted, And Their Reactions Are Adorable

If you’re thinking about getting a new four-legged friend, it’s tempting to go for a sweet little puppy. But these 20 thrilled-to-have-just-been-adopted dogs might convince you to get an older pooch. Their reactions at having a brand new home will melt your heart.

The proud new owner of this awesome bull terrier looks almost as happy as he does with the adoption. “Welcome to the family Rodrigo,” reads the Instagram post.

Little Luna looks so chilled with her new family. “One year ago we spontaneously got this little nugget and it was the best decision we ever made,” the owner wrote. “Her sassy attitude and wiggly butt make us laugh every day. Happy adoption day Luna!”

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Gorgeous Eva looks super excited and happy to be driving home with her brand new family. No doubt she had loads of cuddles from her new owners.

We can probably all agree this is literally the best dog smile ever. This unbelievably cute little pooch is called Duncan, and he was a stray on the island of Crete before a loving family took him into their hearts.

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Have you ever seen a doggie more zen? “Sister just rescued this guy from a local shelter. Face of pure joy,” wrote Reddit user thebbman.

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How could you not adopt this cheeky little guy? As the OP of Odin’s adventures writes, “Mom and dad’s favorite picture they took of me when they first got me!”

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We might actually have a winner for literally the cutest dog ever. That face! This is nine-month-old Nook looking delighted about having a great new home.

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Complete contentment is written all over this unique smile on a pup who knows he’s finally going home to a loving family. And what an awesome smile it is. This fantastic photo was taken on the pooch’s adoption day.

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Tongue out, smile on: totally ready to explore his great new home and get to know his new family. This is Rocko on his first day home from the shelter.

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Believe it or not, Reddit actually had a hand in the fate of this sweet pup. “Another Redditor found this dog on the street. I adopted her. I think she’s happy now,” wrote Sampants23.

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This four-legged friend from Bulgaria looks over-the-moon to have a new home. Of course, rolling around in some daisies to celebrate is the natural reaction.

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With his goofy grin, this lovable canine companion could convince anyone to adopt a dog. “The face you make when you realize you’ve just been adopted,” wrote his new owner.

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If you don’t want to immediately adopt a dog after seeing this adorable little pup then you’re basically dead inside. Her new owners said she was “all tuckered out after her first day home.”

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Literally the happiest dog to ever sit inside a basket. His proud new mom and dad wrote, “First ride home from the shelter with Ned – finally a home at 11-years-old!”

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This golden retriever puppy is literally so cute it’s almost painful. Her super lucky new owners (who we’re totally not jealous of at all) called her Maya.

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How could you resist that goofy smile and floppy ears? This was taken on Holly’s first day exploring her brand new home, and she’s already chewed a ball to bits. Good work, Holly!

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Someone abandoned this teeny tiny mega-cute puppy. Abandoned! It’s enough to make you lose faith in humanity. Luckily he got some lovely new owners who named him Charlie.

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If you’re not utterly convinced that you need to adopt a dog right now, you’re a lost cause. This cutie’s adoptive dad wrote, “My wife and I just adopted our first dog. Meet Pixel!”

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This cool pooch is just beside himself with joy at having some super loving new parents. His expression is one of total love.

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Super smiley Dexter is already really at home with his new owners. “He’s now a very healthy 65 pounds and just finished his first off-leash adventure, a five-mile hike. This little guy is now one giant muscle, yet perfectly behaved,” they wrote.

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