They will finally feel the grass on their paws.
After years living in cages, Forty male beagles raised inside a lab in Spain arrived in Los Angeles and were put up for adoption thanks to the Beagle Freedom Project.
The original rescue mission in Spain was conducted by Animal Rescue Media Education (ARME). ARME scooped up 72 dogs this time around, and 32 of them were promptly adopted in Europe, according to NBC Los Angeles.
The Beagles, ranging in age between 4 and 7, had spent their entire lives in cages. ARME's Beagle Freedom Project spokesman Gary Smith said of the newly liberated canines:
"We've been told they lived one per cage in rooms of 10 beagles, but they never had any physical interaction with one another. They've been in kennels since they were rescued about a week ago, but aside from that, they've spent most of their lives locked up."
For the Dog lovers out there, here is a clip of the Beagles' first tastes of freedom, via KNBC-TV:
And here is a longer video clip of the dogs getting a second chance at life, courtesy of Beagle Freedom Project: