I Dare You To Ignore These Adoptable Pups Once They Hit The Photo Booth

KS_LOGOs2_PopCultureThe Humane Society of Utah started putting their adoptable dogs in front of the camera and the results are too cute!

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Ciara the 3 year old Black Mouth Cur mix CREDIT: Humane Society of Utah Facebook

The mastermind behind the photo booth project is photographer Guinnevere Shuster, who is the Social Media Coordinator at the Humane Society.

This campaign puts adoptable dogs in front of the lens, letting them show off their unique personalities. The Humane Society uses their popular Facebook page to constantly post new pics of puppies, and updates those photos once the pup has been happily adopted.

The best part about this new photo booth campaign is that it’s working! According to the Humane Society, the placement rate of dogs has reached a whopping 93.26%.

All the dogs you see below have been adopted! Click through a selection of the dog portraits and enjoy 🙂

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It’s not all going to the dogs. The Human Society of Utah also has a bunch of adorable cats and other animals to adopt. They make frequent appearances on social media as well.

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Credit: Humane Society of Utah Facebook

 

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Frostbite, Amputation, and Adoption: This Rottweiler Was Given a New Lease on Life with Four Prosthetic Paws

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This adorable 2-year-old Rottweiler’s name is Brutus, and he gets around using four specially designed prosthetic paws!

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Brutus was left out in the freezing cold as a puppy and developed frostbite. His owner decided to amputate all four paws, and eventually gave him up for adoption.

Lucky for Brutus, someone noticed him in a store parking lot in Colorado, where he was looking for a new home. Hundreds of people donated money to give Brutus a new lease on life and four new paws! Brutus’ new owner, Laura Aquilina, says she just wants to give Brutus the gift of being a regular dog.

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Felix Deurr, an orthopedics professor at Colorado State University, says prosthetics like Brutus’ have only been around for about 15 years and not all dogs get used to them. A study reviewing their effectiveness is due out later this year.

According to NBC News, Brutus is the second dog in history to receive four prosthetic limbs.

Aquilina says if Brutus doesn’t take to the prosthetics, she will move on without them, but by the looks of this video, Brutus is doing just fine!

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Frostbite, Amputation, and Adoption: This Rottweiler Was Given a New Lease on Life with Four Prosthetic Paws