Proof That Rescues Are The Best Breed, Hands Down

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Anyone who's ever adopted a rescue dog knows there's nothing like the moment when the pup finally, officially becomes part of the family.

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And there's nothing quite like taking a newly adopted dog home for the very first time.

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But adoption day is just the beginning of life with a rescue dog.

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Adopting a rescue dog means you're in for a lifetime of laughter.

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And she'll never forget that you're the one who gave her a forever home.

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A rescue dog will love every member of the family ...

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... no matter how small.

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Adopting a rescue means waking up to slobbery kisses every morning.

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Adopting a rescue means being together through the good times ...

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... and the not-so-good times.

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Rescues are the best breed because they come in all shapes and sizes.

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And a rescue dog will always give you a shoulder - or a belly - to lean on.

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But most of all, rescuing a dog means you know you're giving an animal the home he truly deserves ... and that's the best feeling in the world.

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