5 Greatest Animal Adoption Videos Of 2015

The holidays have come and gone and so follows the depressing slow climb to next year. Why grovel in self-pity? It’s time to spend those tears on something a little more uplifting! Go ahead, grab that tissue box with pride and get ready for our list of the top 5 greatest animal adoption videos of 2015.

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5. Aaron In California

Kick-starting our list is this little tear-jerker from September in which a very frightened terrier named Aaron was saved from the blazing California sun before being cleaned up and moved into foster care. It’s just another reminder that even homeless animals need security and love. We can make the change.

4. Zuzi And The Forever Home

A pre-adoption video, that led to the eventual adoption, of a happy Zuzi. Also included is a Facebook post of Zuzi at her forever home! Good times.

The folks at Howl Of A Dog had this to say, “ZUZI is doing absolutely amazing at her forever home: has settled in very well, like she always belonged there…”

3. The Look On Their Faces

Not so much an adoption video as it is a very important compilation showing the before and after emotional impact that animal adoptions can have on our furry, sometimes feathery, and sometimes scaly, little friends.

2. Benny The No-kill Pup

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)jukinmediadotcom

Posted by Saving Carson Shelter Dogs on Thursday, December 10, 2015

According to Town & Country, “When one sweet pup was left alone at Carson Animal Care Center, a high-kill shelter in Gardena, California, he sat for weeks not knowing what his future would hold.  But everything changed for Benny when a family recently adopted him into their loving home. Lucky for us, the beautiful moment was captured in this video by Saving Carson Shelter Dogs, so we can join in on the roller coaster of emotions this pup experienced.”

1. A Prank For A Cause

Our #1 pick is quite possibly the most epic adoption video of the year and it involves a very not-so-nice prank followed by an absolutely amazing twist. We dare you to keep a dry eye during this one.

Heart-warming videos are one thing, but real action is needed. We highly recommend you visit your local animal shelter, especially high kill shelters, if you have even the slightest inclination of animal adoption. They all deserve good homes, and many want that home, but few ever see life beyond those chain-link walls and that’s a shame.

What are your thoughts? Did we miss an animal adoption video that really made your year? Tell us: comment below and share on Facebook!