Adoptions abound as people go home with new pets and support future adoptions of many more.
Take a look at some of the most joyous moments from the recent Best Friends Super Adoption, held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Meet Ashley Tzioumis, a volunteer who opened her foster home to a dog who found life in a kennel more than she could handle.
NKUT Super Adoption helps dogs and cats go home by the hundreds.
Best Friends and network partners come together to put dogs from Palm Valley Animal Center on the road to new homes.
Best Friends Save Them All summer promotion helps send dogs and cats home.
Pit bull terrier mix had a huge fan club to celebrate with him when he finally got adopted.
Best Friends Super Adoption in New York drew crowds and saved lives.