9 most popular dogs on social media
With millions of followers, these canine superstars have rightfully claimed the spot and won the hearts of many dog lovers, here are the 9 most loved pooches in the world of social media.
Jiff, the multitalented Pomeranian, is now earning cash per Instagram post. He claimed the Guinness World of Record as the fastest 10-metre run on hind legs and the fastest 5-metre on front paws. His Instagram feed is filled with adorable selfies of him and photos along with other prominent celebrities.
2. Doug the Pug
The self-proclaimed ‘King of Pop Culture,’ Doug the Pug has garnered millions of followers on Instagram alone. He first went viral from a video post of him running around the park in Nashville. Doug had a pug balloon following his every movement as it is being tied around his waist. After a night’s sleep, Lesley Mosier, his owner, woke up to around twenty million views on Facebook. It was then that Doug’s numbers of followers have significantly risen. His Instagram feed is filled with pictures of him in cute costumes but mostly with pizzas.
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Looking like the happiest pooch in the world, this is the famed dog in Japan popularly known as Marutaro, a Shiba Inu. His Japanese name means round in English, which depicts his fluffy body. His Instagram posts are filled with pictures and videos of him with his owner.
4. Marnie the dog
From stray to superstar, Marnie the dog has over two million followers on Instagram alone. Rescued by Shirley Braha, the ten-year-old shih-tzu had clouded grey eyes, matted fur, and rotting teeth. Due to her condition, she was listed as ‘Stinky’ in the adoption papers. Braha saw that there is more to Stinky’s stink. She adopted her and transformed her into the Marnie that we now see. She is now one of the most famous pets working with notable brands such as Netflix and Airbnb.
Once left to thrive alone in San Diego, Tuna was traumatised and used to crawl submissively on his belly. Tuna, a chihuahua-dachshund mix now rescued, had a video that went viral, making him one of the top pet influencers in the world. In fact, Tuna now has merchandise available in stores, with shares that will go to the ASPCA and his rescuer. He has two Instagram accounts; the second one features all his travels with his owner.
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Loki the Wolfdog’ is a hybrid mix of the Siberian husky, malamute, and Arctic wolf. His Instagram is filled with exceptional sceneries of his adventures through lakes, mountains, and snowy landscapes with his owner, Kelly Lund. Lund is one determined owner in providing the outdoor lifestyle that Loki so deserves. You may find Loki featured in big campaigns that include Mercedes-Benz and REI.
7. Harlow, Sage, Indiana, and Reese
These dogs, Harlow, Sage, Indiana, and Reese, are from Salt Lake City, Utah. However, recent posts will only show the trio as Sage passed away in 2013. Harlow, the Weimaraner, was distraught but recovered with the help of these two adorable dachshunds, Indiana and Reese. The trio may have distinct personalities but they became the best buddies over time and were able to garner 1.6 M of followers on Instagram alone.
Maddie, a rescued coonhound, serves as a travel companion of his owner, Theron Humphrey. Humphrey is a photographer with a mission to traverse all 50 states. What’s better than going on a road trip with your best pal? Humphrey took pictures of their adventures, from road stops, towns to national parks. Maddie became famous for his adeptness in balancing on top of anything. He was then invited to be featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, Time, People, and Wired.
Manny the Frenchie, considered as the most-followed French bulldog and has starred in his own book, is one of the top pet influencers on the internet. His first pictures were only posted for the purpose of sharing them with friends and families. However, his owners, Amber Chavez and Jon Huang noticed growing numbers of his followers and found potential in their dog’s career. At present, Manny is a lucky dog with 1.1 million followers on Instagram with his own website, merchandise, and a national tour.
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