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Few bonds in the world are as close as the one between a dog and their human. Dogs, often referred to as man’s best friend, have an uncanny ability to touch our hearts in ways that words often fail to capture. They become integral parts of our lives, forging connections that transcend both time and distance. It’s this remarkable connection that gives rise to some of the most heartwarming and emotionally charged moments ever, as we witness the purest form of love and loyalty between humans and their four-legged friends.

1. Butter

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Butter was missing for a week and a half before finally being found by his mom. When she pulled up to her house, Butter’s dad was the most excited he had ever been. The two of them shed some tears and shared a hug.

2. Missing For 3 Years!

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For three long years, this pup was lost. She spent some time on the streets before ending up in a shelter, where she was eventually found by her dad. They met up at the park. At first, she was a little nervous. But, as soon as she sniffed her dad she got super excited!

3. Sandy

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A family was walking through NYC at the “Paws in the Park” event, hoping to find a new companion after their pup Mocha was lost 6 months prior. The mother spotted one of the dogs at the event and said that she looked remarkably similar to Mocha. After further inspection, they realized it was Mocha!

4. Nugget

Source: Today/Youtube

A woman named Jennifer found a dog wandering the streets in rough shape and immediately stepped in to help. Her first instinct was to take the pup to the vet, where they found a microchip. With this information, they found out that Nugget, the dog, was nearly 2,000 miles away from home and had been missing for seven years. Now, Nugget is reunited with his mom!

5. Drake

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Drake was abducted in North Hollywood from a 7-11 while with his parent. Drake’s mom thought that she would never see her 11-year-old pitbull mix after the brutal attack. Luckily, it was only a two-day wait after someone at a sober living facility reported a resident leaving the dog there.

In these stories of canine-human reunions, we’ve witnessed the incredible capacity of dogs to express and receive love. These moments, filled with joy, tears, and embraces, remind us that the bond between humans and dogs is a treasure beyond measure. Amidst any certainty, we can always be sure that our four-legged friends will be there for us.

We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to adopt instead of shop. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!

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