10 dogs on Instagram that you need to follow today

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Move over kitty cats because these Instagram dog accounts are proving that their days of feline fur baby domination are coming to an end. 

From a former street dog and traveling besties to a pint-sized rehabilitation warrior who’s bringing smiles to the faces of seriously ill children, our favorite Instagram dog accounts will brighten your day, fill you with wanderlust and make you laugh out loud. 


A post shared by Hi I’m Chewie 🤪 (@hi_im_chewie)

A photo posted by on on Aug 21, 2020 at 4:18pm PDT

This precious pomeranian was rescued just before being sold to a meat market in China and brought to live in Los Angeles by his new pet parents. Famous for his high-fiving paws, Chewie is a super chill and friendly dog who loves kids but has zero time for other dogs. With his cute outfits and big smile, this little dude is taking the world by storm, one paw at a time. 


A post shared by Tuna {breed:chiweenie} (@tunameltsmyheart)

A photo posted by on on Aug 31, 2020 at 12:09pm PDT

Abandoned by his original owner, Tuna is a chihuahua dachshund cross with an exaggerated overbite, recessed jaw and shrivelled neck that have won him hearts the world over. 

Promoting animal welfare and to never judge a book by its cover, Tuna is teaching the social media generation the true meaning of love. When this introverted guy isn’t burrowed under the covers at home, he travels the world reviewing pet hotels and counts Lady Gaga among his many fans.


A post shared by M A Y A the Mini Dachshund (@mayathedox)

A photo posted by on on Aug 26, 2020 at 2:47pm PDT

She may be small but this 4-year-old long-haired dachshund is all sass when at home with her pawrents in West Virginia. This little cutie’s Instagram feed is full of pastel-colored pics of her and her brother, fellow dachshund Winston, and the whimsical and playful feel of her page is bound to spark joy in your soul. A total daddy’s girl, Maya loves giant bows, everything pink and promoting her new luxe dog apparel and accessory line.


A post shared by Doug The Pug (@itsdougthepug)

A photo posted by on on Aug 31, 2020 at 2:45pm PDT

Winner of the 2019 People’s Choice Award for Animal Star and rocking his very own line of face masks, this pug is doing his part to keep people safe and smiling. Rubbing paws with celebrities and making appearances in music videos are all part of this colorful character’s day job and his friendly, laid-back vibe, funky clothing choices and signature ‘sun’s out, tongue’s out’ photo pose has earned him a cult of 4 million fans on the Gram.


A post shared by Django & Chloe (@django_and_chloe)

A photo posted by on on Aug 6, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT

BFF’s Parson Russell Terrier Chloe and Daschund Django are on a mission to see the world together. When they’re not living it up in their home city of Rio de Janeiro, they’re soaking up the sun and the sights everywhere from California to Lisbon. This adorable doggie duo loves playing fetch on Rio’s white sandy beaches and splashing in the crystal clear water but most of all they love each other and haven’t spent a day apart since they were united 8 years ago.


A post shared by NORBERT (@norbertthedog)

A photo posted by on on Aug 8, 2020 at 12:58pm PDT

Meet Norbert, the teeny-tiny Chihuahua, Cairn Terrier and Lhasa Apso mix who’s bringing joy to the kids at the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital as a registered therapy dog. Norbert’s life mission is to make others smile and to remind us all that no matter how small we are, we can still live a life of big dreams. He’s the face of the kindhearted project Norbethood for Good, which makes cuddly and huggable plush toys in his image that are donated to charities supporting children in need. When he’s not busy bringing magic to little lives, Norbert loves hanging out at home with his brother Fred.


A post shared by Maria + Yoda (@mariavanonen)

A photo posted by on on Aug 24, 2020 at 10:40am PDT

Based in Helsinki, we can’t get enough of Yoda, the adorable Jack Russell Terrier. This photogenic sweetie will melt your heart with her beautiful big eyes and free spirit. A lover of all things snow and ice, Yoda has traveled to the Arctic Circle and Lapland, rocking some seriously cute and cozy jumpers along the way. But it’s not all winter wonderland adventures for this girl who makes sure she gets her fill of summer sunshine too, kayaking around the islands of the Helsinki Archipelago, swimming in Slovenia and eating ice-cream in Italy. 


A post shared by Kiba the Australian Shepherd (@aussiekiba)

A photo posted by on on Mar 29, 2020 at 9:44am PDT

This stunning feed features gorgeous images of Kiba, the red tri miniature Australian Shepherd, immersed in nature. Based in Seattle, Kiba and his pet parent H’Liana love exploring the Pacific Northwest and roaming the planet together, capturing the wild and rugged beauty of the natural world. Kiba loves camping, playing in the snow, exploring the Oregon coastline and occasionally howling for the camera.


A post shared by j i f f p o m (@jiffpom)

A photo posted by on on Jul 12, 2020 at 2:02am PDT

With over 10 million followers on the Gram and raking in close to 6 million dollars a year, this poofy pomeranian is giving human celebrities a serious run for their money. Made famous thanks to his appearance in one of Katy Perry’s music videos, bear-faced Jiff is also a Guinness World Record holder for the fastest 10m run on hind legs and the fastest 5m run on front paws. With his own hashtag and line of merchandise, it’s clear that this cute social media sensation is here to stay.


A post shared by traveling dog Chapati (@travelingchapati)

A photo posted by on on Aug 24, 2020 at 4:51am PDT

Found close to death on the streets of Kerala in India at just 3 weeks old, Chapati was rescued by Ukrainian couple Eugene and Kristina and she’s been traveling the world with them ever since. From India and Thailand to Kosovo and Montenegro, Chapati’s biggest wish is that all dogs are loved, cared for and treated properly and she wants everyone to know just how cool and smart ex-street dogs can be. So far, she’s visited more than 30 countries around the world and this active adventurer shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.

Kathryn Williams
Freelance writer

Kathryn is a freelance writer who has been a member of the PetsRadar family since it launched in 2020. Highly experienced in her field, she's driven by a desire to provide pet parents with accurate, timely, and informative content that enables them to provide their fur friends with everything they need to thrive. Kathryn works closely with vets and trainers to ensure all articles offer the most up-to-date information across a range of pet-related fields, from insights into health and behavior issues to tips on products and training. When she’s not busy crafting the perfect sentence for her features, buying guides and news pieces, she can be found hanging out with her family (which includes one super sassy cat), drinking copious amounts of Jasmine tea and reading all the books.