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Chris Evans Posts a Photo With a Dog He Adopted While Filming Gifted for National Rescue Dog Day

Chris Evans Posts a Photo With Dodger Dog, Whom He Adopted While Filming Gifted, for National Rescue Dog Day

Chris Evans is a proud father dog and he wanted everyone to know it.

The 40-year-old actor shared a photo on Friday with his Dodger boxer while driving the pup in his truck.

The Knives Out actor donned a green flannel and black baseball cap with blue pants as he sat in the driver’s seat.

Proud dog dad: Chris Evans shared a photo Friday with his Dodger boxer as he drove the pup in his truck

Proud dog dad: Chris Evans shared a photo Friday with his Dodger boxer as he drove the pup in his truck

Dodger’s face was tilted far forward in the shot with his brown snout and large eyes focused on the road ahead of the pair.

The Boston native captioned the snap, ‘#nationalrescuedogday ❤️’.

Several of Evans’ famous friends and fans responded in the comments with Once Upon A Time actress Jamie Chung writing, “Best pup ever.”[heart eyes emoji] and The Help star Octavia Spencer wrote: ‘Awwwwwwwwwww’ followed by a couple of emojis.

Movie setting: Evans (pictured in 2019) originally adopted Dodger after filming a scene for his movie Gifted in 2017

Movie setting: Evans (pictured in 2019) originally adopted Dodger after filming a scene for his movie Gifted in 2017

Filming Match:

Filming coincidence: “One of the last scenes we shot was in a kennel, a kennel,” the actor told People during an interview shortly after adopting Dodger (pictured in 2019)

Evans originally adopted Dodger after filming a scene for his 2017 movie Gifted.

“One of the last scenes we shot was in a kennel, a kennel,” the actor said. People during an interview shortly after adopting Dodger. “I dumbly walked in and thought, ‘Are these actor dogs or are these real dogs up for adoption?'” And sure enough they were, so I was walking through the halls and I saw this guy and he didn’t belong there.

He continued: ‘I caught him and he is such a good dog. They aged him about a year, he acts like a puppy, he has the energy of a puppy, he’s a sweetheart, he’s a good boy. He loves dogs, he loves children, he is full of love.

A mainstay: Dodger has since become a mainstay on the Captain America: The First Avenger star's Instagram for years to come.

A mainstay: Dodger has since become a mainstay on the Captain America: The First Avenger star’s Instagram for years to come.

Annual post: Evans shared a post on National Rescue Dog Day last year where he showed a video of when he first adopted Dodger.

Annual post: Evans shared a post on National Rescue Dog Day last year where he showed a video of when he first adopted Dodger.

Since then, Dodger has become a mainstay on the Captain America: The First Avenger star’s Instagram for years to come.

He shared a post on National Rescue Dog Day last year where he showed a video of when he first adopted Dodger.

As Evans approached the fence separating him from Dodger, the dog began wagging its tail wildly before sniffing and licking the movie star’s hand.

“I had no intention of rescuing a dog that day but the moment I saw him I knew he was coming home with me,” the star wrote in the caption.

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