The Soul-Stirring Moment This Abandoned Pup Realises He's Just Been Adopted

Andrea A.
9/5/2016

Thankfully, more and more people are realising that adopting pets from shelters is the best way to introduce a pet into your life. Because there's nothing quite like seeing an animal's joy when it realises it's been given a second chance at life.Last December,Benny, got his second chance. This adorable pup had been living at theCarson Animal Care Center, a shelter based in California, US.

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Each year in the US, hundreds of thousands of dogs are euthanised for lack of space in shelters.Too old, in bad health, not the 'right' breed or even deemed "not cute enough", these animals don't get that second chance at life.

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But thankfully Benny managed to avoid that fate.Barely a few weeks after he arrived at the shelter, a family completely fell for him and decided to take him home with them.

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And when he got let out of his kennel, he just couldn'tcontrol himself...The video of the ecstatic dog realising he's beenadopted has since been viewed almost3 million times.We'll let you watch it here:

This special little guy captured the hearts of everyone who stopped by his kennel. He hit the jackpot when this beautiful family chose to take him home. Thanks for all you SHARING, checkout his FREEDOM WALK filled with lots of jumps and tail wagging! Happy life sweet BENNY <3PHOTO THREAD: https://www.facebook.com/savingcarsonshelterdogs/photos/a.172032662969376.1073741830.171850219654287/511316932374279/?type=3&theaterJukin Media Verified (Original)* For licensing / permission to use: Contact - licensing(at)jukinmediadotcomPosted by Saving Carson Shelter Dogs on Thursday, December 10, 2015

So that more of these animals can have a second chance at life, you can help support the ASPCA in the US or the RSPCA who help rehome abandoned pets in the UK.