Ecstatic Dog Welcomes SoldierIf you’ve ever wanted to know why the dog in man’s best friend – this is why.

A video of a soldier being greeted by his dog has quickly gone viral because the Chuck the boxer is absolutely ecstatic to see his owner.

Nick served eight months in Afghanistan and when he returned to his wife, Katie, in Germany, Chuck just couldn’t contain himself.

The word’s “Daddy’s home” get Chuck so excited that he literally leaps out of a parked SUV and smothers Nick with affection.

The soldier can’t even get a decent grip on Chuck because he is so happy and jumping up and down.

Katie uploaded the video to YouTube a week ago and it already has close to 1.5 million views.

Strangely enough, this isn’t the first time Chuck has been a viral sensation.  A year ago, he welcomed Nick back from a different deployment, and he was just as happy to see him.

Check it out below.