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15 Of The Cutest Famous Puppies From Instagram

by Karen Belz
Karen Belz has written for sites such as Bustle, HelloGiggles, Romper, and So Yummy. She's the mom of a sassy toddler and drinks an alarming amount of Sugar-Free Red Bull in order to keep up with her.

It’s safe to say that everyone in the world is suffering from a similar feeling of uneasiness right now.

We don’t know how long we’ll have to stay indoors. We’re not sure if our jobs will hold out throughout this mayhem. And for many of us, we’re home with our families. Typically, this arrangement is wonderful. But after weeks of nowhere to go and no one to see, everyone’s bound to get a little stir-crazy.

And that’s where cute dog photos come in. There’s no shortage of sweet animals out there who are just so happy to be by your side throughout all of this.

Some dogs are actually well known due to their adorable photos and bubbly personalities. In 2020, “dog celebrities” are a real thing, and they’ve racked up plenty of followers for just being themselves.

In times like these, we need as many delightful dog photos as we can. Following some new-to-you dog celebrities is a great way to temporarily make you feel more at ease. And bonus — scrolling through these famous Instagram pups will be a nice break from health-related news. It’s important to stay in the know, but it’s also important to keep your spirits up.

Here are 15 of the cutest famous puppies to follow on Instagram right now.

1. Pavlov the Corgi

Like many of the pups on this list, Pavlov sells his own merchandise. The pup lives with humans Anthony Osuna and Tram Nguyen in Los Angeles. From the constant smile on his face, you can tell he lives in the moment and simply loves life. If you’ve been toying with the idea of getting a corgi, you’ll probably end up biting the bullet after a few weeks of following Pavlov’s feed.

2. Kingsley the Dachshund

Kingsley is a mini dachshund who lives in Australia. Currently, he has over 151,000 followers, which is huge. He even has his own agent. But it makes sense as to why. Once you see his photos, especially the ones with his loving brother and pal Paddington, you’ll see why.

3. Manny the Frenchie

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While there are a lot of dogs with a high number of followers, Manny is one of the few who has over a million people following his account. As his biography states, he’s the “World’s Most Followed Bulldog and philanthro-PUP!” which means that he’s trying his hardest to do good in the world. Manny also dresses better than most people.

4. Suzyn Pupman

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Many people got to know Suzyn shortly after her new owner did. The pup, in an emaciated state, walked into her new owner’s home on a whim from the outside. From there, she was able to start her new, healthy life. Suzyn has also encouraged a lot of people to adopt for their latest pets, proving she’s made quite a difference in the world already.

5. Maya the Mini Dachshund

This long-haired mini dachshund lives in Washington, DC. She’s also a CEO. She works with the company Sassy Woof, who specialize in fun dog harnesses, leashes, and apparel. So she’s hopefully keeping busy these days with online orders and precious posts to further grow her brand.

6. Lettice the Miniature Dachshund

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Are you noticing a trend? It seems like dachshunds are really taking over the internet these days. Lettice is very special, as she’s proved that you don’t have to be a big dog to make a big difference. She seems to enjoy cuddling in bed and finding the exact perfect floor space to bask in while she’s indoors. Speaking of, she’s also been practicing social distancing.

7. Tuna the Dog

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Fear is tricky. It can be crippling and it can oddly be comforting. Comforting because it tells me how I should feel, and if I feel a certain way, then I feel justifiably ok. But fear is most definitely uncertain. It’s something that feels uncontrollable, and can seemingly feel very real. But oftentimes, it’s just our imagination or the onslaught of the media that amplifies it, only making matters worse. And that’s when it becomes overwhelming. That’s when it becomes crippling. So I try my best not to partner with fear, even if sometimes I find that it’s my tendency to grip to it, as if it’s fears role to comfort me. As if! It’s just the opposite. Fear has no place in my life, and if it’s there, it’s because I’ve invited it in. I’ve allowed it to control me and comfort me. But on the contrary, it’s my faith that comforts me. In all times, but especially in uncertain, fear-induced times, those are the moments I find myself clinging to my faith; namely, my faith in Jesus. I find myself partnering with Him when I don’t have the answers. When I’m scared. When I feel vulnerable. There is a scripture I repeat often in Proverbs in those moments: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him. And He will make your paths straight.” In times of uncertainty, my reliance is dependant on Jesus. My tendency is to trust Him with all of my heart, and to lean not on my own understanding, or misunderstanding, for that matter. The latter doesn’t benefit me. Ever! It only causes me to become more fearful, and I don’t want to give fear any power or authority over me. It’s not invited in my life. But this isn’t just about me. (Continued in the comments)

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Out of all these pups so far, Tuna may be one of the most famous. At the age of 9, he’s captured the internet with his overbite and his love of life. Reportedly a Chihuahua dachshund crossbreed, he’s got over 2 million followers. He’s so famous that he even has an impostor account.

8. Elle the Dog Model

Speaking of older pups, Elle isn’t a youngster. The notorious dog model is a 10-year-old Frenchie. According to her bio, she’s been seen in publications like Vogue magazine and Elle Japan. Based on her super-cute photos, it’s quite obvious that she knows how to take direction. Consider following Elle if you’re fond of seeing pups rocking sweaters.

9. Maya the Samoyed

Maya has been posting great content for a long time, which is why she has almost 2 million followers. Like many pups of her breed, she’s all smiles all the time. If you’re looking for a bit of brightness in the world, make sure to check out all of her photos and videos.

10. Tucker Budzyn

Not only is Tucker Budzyn one of the most adorable pups on Instagram, but his human parents have a great sense of humor. Those two factors combined led to an incredible following. Tucker is a golden retriever from Michigan with captions that’ll make you smile. For example, this photo of Tucker enjoying leaves outside states, “I be-leaf you forgot to boop me.”

11. Winston the White Corgi

Known as “the unicorn of corgis,” Winston is a white corgi who has an endorsement with the pet food company The Honest Kitchen. That means that he’s a working dog and has a pretty packed schedule. Luckily, he still finds the time to update his most loving fans with a few pictures every once in a while.

12. Wiley the Dalmatian

Then there’s Wiley. Wiley is a very sweet dalmatian who happens to have very lucky coloring. His nose is shaped like a heart, which makes every cute photo he posts even cuter. Living in Colorado, his motto is “Clear eyes, nose heart, can’t lose.” If you need a little brightness in your day, Wiley’s account is perfect.

13. JiffPom

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JiffPom is a little lower on the list since there’s a good chance you’re already following him. He’s the well-manicured pup who loves to dress up and get his photo taken. He’s already racked up well over 9 million followers, and he’s so cute that he’ll likely crack the 10 million milestone pretty quickly.

14. Maddie

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Maddie the coonhound is the biggest reason why people subscribe to photographer Theron Humphrey. Sure, Maddie’s human parent is incredibly talented — but it’s the Maddie photos that fans crave. Maddie has gone on plenty of adventures with Theron and manages to make every photo of their travels just slightly more adorable.

 

15. Rambo

Finally, there’s Rambo. Rambo’s favorite social media site is Facebook, where he has over 300,000 followers. But his Instagram is also a treat to follow. He’s always smiling and is sure to cheer you up if you’re feeling a little sad. He even has his own calendar for 2020.