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Instagram is officially dog-friendly, and canine companions around the world are capitalizing on their cuteness. With marketers chowing down on the popularity of the pooch, “pet influencers” have proven that posting pictures of your precious pup can be quite the lucrative pastime. While we highly suggest monetizing your mutt, check out these top dogs in the meantime.
Top 10 Dogs You Should Be Following on Instagram
By Sophie Kalser
Move over Kim Kardashian, the internet has crowned fresh royalty. All hail Jiff Pom, the Pomeranian pooch adorned by millions. This Instagram sensation holds three world records and even stole the spotlight in Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” video. We’re still debating whether this plush pooch is a stuffed animal or an actual pup!
Self-proclaimed “King of Pop Culture,” Doug the Pug lives the not so ruff life. Straight outta Cashville, Tennessee, Doug nets $500,000 and a following of 3.5 million. With a little help from his “momager,” Doug has co-authored two best-selling books and continues to wet his paws within the literary genre.
Hailing from the land of Japan, this Shiba Inu has become an overseas sensation. With 2.5 million followers, Maru has capitalized on his breed’s social media presence, fashioning his own merchandise line for fans and furry friends alike. With his popularity on the rise, it’s easy to see why his online shop is consistently restocking.
If you thought this Shih Tzu’s tongue was long, you should see her list of followers. Entertaining over 2 million dog lovers, this geriatric pup is proof that age is just a number (unless you’re a bottle of wine). With her quip captions for hilarious selfies, Marnie is making retirement look very enticing.
Canned albacore or adorable Chihuahua-Dachshund mix? This precious pup embodies both. Charming nearly 2 million followers with his infamous overbite, Tuna does not avert from the camera but embraces his flaws and all. Advocating for pet adoption, this mongrel mutt shows that mixed breeds truly do have pure hearts.
Watch out Westminster, this Wolfdog may be your next kennel club champion. Loki lives a life outside the doghouse, embarking on epic adventures alongside owner, Kelly Lund. With such an envious lifestyle, it’s no wonder this outward-bound hound is affiliated with big name brands, Nike and Toyota.
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We are moving to a new home today and it is very bittersweet. While we are excited for a new adventure, in a new place, it has been hard to say goodbye to the last home we shared with our best friend Sage and the home where Indiana, Reese and Ezra all joined our family. We have made so many memories in this home with our five best friends. ❤️ We have started a new account where we will be sharing more candid photos of this adventure though! @harlowdayinn will be a space where you can get to know our family a little better and see what life is really like with Harlow, Indiana, Reese, Ezra, their foster friends and adjusting to life in a new home. 🏡
Meet Harlow and Indiana, a Weireneramer and a Weiner dog with a friendship like no other! After the passing of his co-star, Sage, Harlow met Indiana, his new Dachshund in crime. When they’re not getting themselves into trouble, this dynamic duo can be spotted binging Meryl Streep’s greatest hits.
Drop the Botox, Tonkey Bear is bringing back wrinkles! The internet has unleashed yet another adorable canine to fawn over. With a following of over 367,000, this bear-dog hybrid is taking Instagram by storm. All paws are up for this pup!
Searching for fall fashion inspiration? Look no further, Bodhi is your Shiba. This menswear model has the wardrobe you wish your man had. With impeccable taste, this pooch shares his curated suits and lapel looks with over 350,000 caninophiles from around the world.
“Weiner Dog Extraordinaire,” this personality is too big for his pint-size package. A jack of all trades, and a master of all, Crusoe is an acclaimed author, magician, and avid Instagrammer. This Dachshund has the trappings of a true renaissance pooch!
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Also, check out our previous list of the top dogs on social media.