I’ve seen photos and videos of shelter dogs taking their “Freedom Rides” before. It’s that special moment when a dog gets adopted or is rescued and goes on a car ride to begin his/her new life. But I’ve never seen a dog’s “Freedom Walk” before, but when I watched Benny’s I was smiling from ear to ear.

Benny is around 8 months old, and he had already spent a few weeks at Carson Animal Care Center in Gardena, California, before a family decided to adopt him and take him home. When Benny is first let out of his kennel by his new family, he’s not sure what to do. What’s going on? Which way should he go? He’s trepidatious but excited.

Saving Carson Shelter Dogs shared the video on Facebook and writes:

“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.”

Benny flips out from the moment they have a leash on him and they’re heading for the front door. The pup can’t wait to be outta there. Of course, he makes a quick pit stop to sniff the grass and take a tinkle, but then he’s back to excitedly heading off to his new life!

Watch Benny’s joyous “Freedom Walk” and share his joy with your friends!

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