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Chris Evans Reflects on First Time Meeting His Rescue Dog: Watch

It was puppy love at first sight! Chris Evans shared a heartfelt video documenting the first time he met his rescue dog, Dodger.

The Captain America star, 36, posted the sweet throwback clip via Twitter on Wednesday, April 11, in honor of National Pet Day.

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“This is the first moment we met. He was trying so hard to stay seated even though he desperately wanted to get out,” Evans wrote. “I knew right away that he was coming home with me, so I took this video to always remember our first hello. Rescue dogs are the best dogs!! #NationalPetDay.”

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Dodger and Chris Evans. Courtesy Chris Evans/Twitter

Evans frequently shares adorable videos and pictures of Dodger playing with squeaker toys and fooling around. Last November, The Avengers star tweeted a cute video of the canine howling to the tune of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” as he clung onto a stuffed lion.

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The Gifted actor also took to Twitter in October 2017 to gush about the pooch. “I mean… c’mon dude,” he wrote alongside an endearing snapshot of Dodger making puppy-dog eyes. “If you keep it up you’re just gonna get tackled.”

He also sent fans into a frenzy by sharing a heart-melting video of himself reunited with the pup after “10 long weeks” of filming. In the weeks leading up to their reunion, Evans tweeted many photos of the pair cuddling and messing around.

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Talk about a man’s best friend! In July 2017, Evans posted a calming clip of Dodger enjoying nature. “My dog is still a pure, brand new soul, enjoying nonverbal bonds of love + acceptance w pretty much everything,” he exclaimed.

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