During the heartwarming footage, a subtitle appears that says “Athena realizing she’s not just going for a walk” while a slow emotional piano tune plays in the background. A brown and white
is seen walking and jumping around excitedly to go for a walkabout with a man, woman and young boy in Wooster, Ohio,
As the family walks over to their car and the boot slowly opens up,
suddenly stops in almost disbelief that they are going into the vehicle.
A second subtitle then appears saying: “It now hits her that she now has a home and a family.”
The four-legged friend then jumps around in delight wagging her tail as her new owners prepare her for the journey home.
Athena the resuce dog, not pictured here, looked delighted when she realised that she has a family
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Since uploading the clip to the video sharing site, over 10 million people have viewed Athena’s happy ending.
Thousands of dog lovers who watched the touching moment left their reactions in the comments section.
One person said: “She looks so much part of the family already.”
Another TikTok user said: “The way she stops in her tracks like ‘wait, I’m going home?’
“I’m so happy for that puppy, hope she lives the rest of her life happy.”
Rescue dog has never wagged his tail
Since the start of the UK lockdown back in March 2020, the number of dogs who have been adopted has increased by 14.7 per cent.
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