14 Heart-Melting Photos Of Puppies Meeting Their Humans For The First Time

Anyone who’s ever had a dog remembers the day they first laid eyes on Fido, whether he came from a shelter, was handed over by a breeder or popped out of a gift box. It’s just one of those moments that defies easy explanation, when dog and human gaze into each other’s eyes and suddenly form that unyielding bond that will last a lifetime.

Fortunately for us, the humans below happened to have their cameras on hand to capture those first precious moments with their dogs, and really, don’t their eyes just say it all?

1. Thankyouthankyouthankyou! And there’s lots more where that came from, too!


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2. I can’t wait to see my furever home!


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3. I think it’s love at first sight.


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4. Well somebody just got the best birthday present ever.


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5. What a picture-perfect spot for these two buddies!


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6. Just look at that big ol’ smile!


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7. It’s just you and me, kid. Forever.


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8. Can I kiss you? Pretty please? With a cherry on top?


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9. This is a day that calls for smiles all around …


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10. Awwww, this is just too sweet for words.


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11. “Enough with the pictures, Dad. Let’s go!”


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12. They’ve each found a cuddle buddy for life. 


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13. I’m at a loss for words. Just look at that adorable smile! I bet they’re gonna have tons of fun adventures together.


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14. This one knows he’s been adopted by the bestest family ever.


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If eyes are windows to the soul, then these 15 human-dog pairs are soulmates for life.

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