If you ever had a dog, you know that incredible feeling you get on the first meeting. If you haven’t, then be warned that after seeing these photos you’ll definitely come a few steps closer to getting a dog of your own…
Happy Brainy have compiled a list of these emotional meetings that show the sincere happiness on both sides: the people and their four-legged companions.
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
2 Bringing My New Girl Home. I Think We Will Be Alright
3 This Excited Family Just Moments After Adoption
4 Meet Luna, Our Shelter Rescue
5 Love At First Sight… I Think She Has My Genes! Same Head!
6 Husband Surprises His Wife With A Little Pup She Thought Had Already Been Adopted. She Was… By Husband
7 Marley Meeting Her Dada
8 My Friend’s Daughter And Her Valentine’s Present
9 My Shelter Holds An Annual Dog Adoption Day In A Public Park. Seeing This Lady With Her New Best Friend Made My Day
10 When I Met My Goldendoodle Pup, Boo
11 Officer Montgomery Giving His New Potential Family Member Some Love
12 Went To Rescue A Dog… Got A Bear Instead
13 I Adopted An Old Girl. Meet Bellini
14 My So Was So Excited When He Found Out What His Early Christmas Present Was
15 My Son And Our Dog 20 Minutes After We Adopted Her
16 Went To The Shelter With The Intention Of Petting The Dogs… Left With A Dog
17 Biggest Dream Come True
18 I Met My Best Friend Today
19 Surprised My Dad With A New Puppy
20 Day 1
21 The Face Of A Newly Adopted Pupper
22 After 6 Months Of Being Depression Free, I Adopted My New Best Friend! Everyone, Meet Gilly
23 Who Knew A Little Rescue Mutt Become My Best Buddy?
24 This Is Hope Meeting Her New Dad For The First Time. This Is Probably The Best Day Of Her Life So Far
25 Adopted This Girl From The Pound. She Rode Like This The Whole Way Home
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
27 Meeting My Girl Rosie From Paws Chicago For The First Time. I Don’t Know Who Was Happier, Her Or Me
28 The Day I Met My Sweet Tata For The First Time
29 All 46lbs (21kg) Wanted To Sit On My Lap On The Way Home From Being Adopted. I Love My New Best Friend
30 Grumpy Meets Happy For The First Time
31 Adopted Toffee Today! She Seemed Extra Happy
32 Doc The Aussie Shepherd
33 We Adopted This Pup! Think He’s Happy
34 Kodi Coming Home To A New Family 13 Years Ago
35 I Rescued This Little Girl, Here She Is Today Going To Her Forever Home. Happy Pup
36 Love At First Sight!
37 First Trip, We Go Home!
38 Straight From The SF SPCA To The Headlands To Capture The Beginning Of This Great Story
39 Surprised My Wife With A Cute Birthday Present
40 Local Shelter Posted This Adoption Today
41 Max And Me. Got Him 2 Weeks Ago, Love My Pupper!
42 2 Minutes After We Asked To Hold Her, This Happened. Guess She Knew She Was Safe With Us
43 Adopted This Little Guy
44 Vet Friend Brought Her By To Visit At Work. Then Said She’s Looking For A Home
45 Got This Pup From A Rescue 2 Years Ago, I Blurred Myself So All The Attention Is On Him. Everyone Welcome Sir Benedict Blanco!
46 My Wife Just Texted Me This From The Shelter. Looks Like We’re Adopting A Puppy
47 First Day Meeting My Best Friend
48 Two Old Ladies Meeting For The First Time. Best Friends Since That Day
49 Just Met This Baby Girl Today!! I Guess You Could Say It Was Love At First Sight
50 I Can’t Tell If My Daughter Likes Her Early Christmas Present. Can You?
51 Our 3 Month Old Newfoundland Puppy. He Was Going To Be Euthanized For Having A Heart Defect
53 Bringing Home Our Bella! Happiness Is A Warm Puppy
54 This One Is Still My Favourite
55 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!
56 After Flying For 8 Hours I Got Into My Mom’s Car To Find My Christmas Present
57 Rescued And Driven From Mexico To BC And Flown To Toronto – Meeting His New Bestie For The First Time
58 My Wife Bringing Our New Pupper Home
59 I Gave My Son His Birthday Present A Little Early This Year
60 Brought My New Friend Home Today! Say Hello To Diego
61 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
62 The Day We Met. He’s Not My Dog, He’s My Son
63 This Is My First Meeting With Cj When He Was Only 3 Weeks Old
64 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
65 Are You My New Dad?
66 Love At First Lick!
67 So My Sister Got My 2 Year Old Nephew A Puppy For His Birthday. Needless To Say, It Was Puppy Love At First Sight
68 She Sat At The Humane Society For Almost A Month Until Yesterday. Meet Roxy
69 Little Rescue Girl The Day We Got Her. She Still Loves To Lay On Her Back And Get Belly Rubs
70 We Fell
71 Bringing Emma Home From The Shelter. My Husband Couldn’t Let Her Go
72 My Kids Welcoming Our Adopted Rescue, Juno, To Our Home
73 Couldn’t Pick Which One So Got Both Brothers
74 So I Adopted A Puppy. Meet Nugget. He’s Labrador Retriever And… Something Else, No One Knows
75 My Wife Meeting Our New Lab Indy For The First Time
76 This Was The Most Heart Warming Moment Ever. My Daughter Meeting Her New Puppy
77 Love At First Sight
78 I Could Not Walk Away From This One
79 On The Car Ride Home
80 Rescued This Baby At A Local Shelter. He Ran To Me The Moment I Saw Him. First
81 November 14 My Dad Bought Us The Best Early Christmas Present Ever. We Have Loved Every Day With Our Crazy Puggo
82 The Moment I Met My Sweet Girl
83 Today My Son Met His Best Friend
84 This Is Lilly, I Had Watched Her Over Videos And Pictures Ever Since The Day She Was Born. I Was So Anxious To Meet Her, That I Drove More Than 100km Just To Hold Her A Little Bit Before Actually Bringing Her Home. Ever Since I Got Her (One Week After That Picture) Until Now, She Still Is The Soul Of The House
85 Holding My Greatest Gift For The First Time
86 Corgi-Husky Adopted In 2010
87 My Boy Meeting His New Pup For The First Time
88 My Mother Surprised Me With A Siberia Husky For My 27th Birthday On 9/27/17
89 The Little Runt. It Was The First Time She Ever Let Anyone Pick Her Up. We Are Best Friends To This Day
90 Adopted This Little Boy From A Shelter. He’s Been My Best Friend Since Then
91 Pippa Waited For A Family For 103 Days. So Glad We Made Her Part Of Ours
92 Moo – Adopted From A Shelter (8-Year-Old). My First Dog
93 Meeting Moose For The First Time – And Mom Too! If Kisses Count, We Think She Approved. After A Few More Weeks, We Got To Take This Little Ham Home
94 Meeting My Frenchie Girl Benny For The First Time
95 Before Leaving The Humane Society. He Still Loves To Be Held Like A Baby
96 I Had My New Daddy Hold Me Close On My First Car Ride Home – It Wasn’t Too Bad
97 Millie Had Been In A Puppy Mill Until 6 Days Before This And Had Just Had All Of Her Filthy, Matted Fur Shaved Off. She Was So Scared Of People And Being Touched That She Was Shaking Uncontrollably. Now She Loves Being Held And Prefers People To Other Dogs
98 Our 3-Legged Doggie On The Day We Took Her Home And Today, 8 Years Later
99 We Just Told Him We’re Adopting Him
100 Gretel – Adopted From A Spanish “Perrera” (Killing Station)
101 Blackjack On The Way To Forever Home From The Shelter
102 Our Wefie For The First Time
103 Went Outside To See What My Dogs Were Barking At Last Night, Guess I Got A New Puppy
104 Freya, Say Hello To Our New Puppy – Vee, Pharaoh Hound
105 Mara The Greatest, Cutest, Bestest Dog Choosing Me
106 We Rescued Iris From Texas And Gave Her A Forever Home In Oregon. This Is 2 Minutes After Getting Her Out Of The Van. She Was So Scared, But Warmed Right Up To Us!
107 First Bonding Time, A Tired First Day For Us Both In St. Andrews. Alfie
108 Duncan’s Way To His New, Warm Home. No More Sleeps In The Snow
109 Teo At Home For The First Time
110 Angel And Me At The Shelter On Our First Meeting. Love At First Sight!
111 On The Way Home From The Shelter
112 First Day Together: May 4th 2016
113 My Dad And The Pup Teddy On The Day We Brought Him Home
114 Instantly Loved Her New Daddy
115 Chance Went Straight To My Husband’s Lap. Love At First Sight
116 My Fur Baby’s Ride To Her New Home! Our First Picture Together
117 Hossa And I Were Smitten From The Start
118 The First Day We Met Our Rhodesian Ridgeback, Athena. She Creeped Into Our Hearts!
119 The Day We Adopted Our Sweet Penelope
120 The Day I Met Beauregard
121 Meet My New Puppy Little Bit
122 Baby Idun, 14 Months Ago
123 Meeting Love For The First Time
124 My Lucy! We Found Each Other 3 Years Ago And She Is My Best Friend!
125 I’m Not Sure Who Is Happier About Adopting
126 Found This Little Guy In A Hole Underground Near My Fence While I Was Building My House. We Are Inseparable Since
127 Meeting pierre For The First Time! We Just Celebrated Our 3rd Manniversary
128 Wanted A Dog Since I Was 10, Had To Wait 21 Years Before I Actually Adopted One. This Is Sirius, 14 Days Old, Labrador Cross Breed, Born On September 4, 2017. Gonna Take Her To Her Furever Home By The End Of November, But I Couldn’t Wait To Meet Her. She Fell Asleep As Soon She Got Into My Arms, Hope It’s A Good Sign. Can’t Wait To Take Her Home
129 Oskar’s First Night At Home, He Still Loves To Sleep On My Husband’s Head
130 The First Day I Brought My Dog Home From The SPCA. We Were In Love The Moment We Met
131 Waited 5 Years To Be Able To Get A Dog. Best Day Ever Bringing Huckleberry Home!
132 Holding My 3 Month Old Baby The Minute We Brought Her Home For The First Time
133 When We Adopted Arya
134 Billy On His Way Home. I Told Him “I Will Love You Forever And Never Dress You Human Clothes”
135 Not Too Long After My Boyfriend Surprised Me On My Birthday With This Little Goofball. I Cried Because He Immediately Stole My Heart
136 Bee And I!
137 First Day With My New Roommate, Zeus. Best Day Ever!
138 New Daddy
139 The Exact Moment I Knew She Was The One I Wanted To Take Home From The Shelter
140 Ran Straight To Me! Been Best Friends Since!
141 As A Stray, She Went Shopping For People At The Grocery Store. After Being Chased By The Staff, She Chose To Purchase Us. The Rest Is History
142 My Pup Cabela And I On Her Freedom Ride
143 I Met Bugas Almost 9 Years Ago On My Birthday! He Is And Will Always Be The Best Gift I Could Have Ever Wished For
144 She Was 7 Months Old, And We Were Her 4th Home. Those Other Folks Were Crazy, Miss Max Is Perfect!
145 Me And Fen. The Day That I’ve Found Him And How Is Become Now
146 My Husband Meeting Our Retired Racer For The First Time
147 Billy, 9 Years, Ready To Go To His New Home
148 We Brought Home A Rescue Puppy
149 The Day I Met Jon John At The Shelter. 3+ Years Now
150 Roo Roo Was A Great Dog. Had A Rough Life On The Streets Of Philly. First Night Home, He Slept Under The Covers With Us. Miss Him!