Adopting a roly-poly, fuzzy little puppy is one of the best experiences you can have in life. It's amazing to watch a brand-new pup learn how to do things for the first time, and it's oh-so-gratifying when he hops in your lap for a snuggle. Here are some of the cutest puppies around that are up for apotion, along with a few reasons why adopting a puppy makes your life better — as if you needed any more convincing!

1. Puppies can always find a way to make you smile.

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2. They're sure to become your best playmate.

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3. Being around puppies has been proven to decrease stress.

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4. Of course, you'll need to properly puppy-proof (but it's so worth it)!

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5. They're just too cute to handle!

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6. The amount of love they bring into your life is out of this world.

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7. Adopting a puppy makes you feel like you made a difference in the life of a pet.

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Are you thinking of adopting a sweet, lovable cat or dog of your own? Check out Petfinder, home of over 300,000 pets from over 13,000 adoption groups!