These famous dogs have loyal followings on social media.
They’re instantly recognizable, garnering fans around the world for their good looks and charm. No, they’re not the latest stars of the Hollywood blockbusters—they’re the dogs of Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, and they’re the most humble and down-to-earth celebrities on social media. If you haven’t seen their latest posts, be sure to check out just a few of the famous dogs we’ve rounded up. (Note: This list is far from all inclusive, so we apologize if we’ve missed your favorite celebrity dog.)
One of the first dogs on the social media scene, Boo has had a Facebook account since 2009. The Pomeranian has had more than 16 million likes on the social media platform, and now has books and merchandise in his likeness. For many years Boo shared the spotlight with Buddy and occasionally Bluebeary. After Buddy passed away last year, Boo’s owner adopted Benny.
Billed as “The Most Stylish Dog in the World,” Menswear Dog shows the boys how to pop a collar and wear a turtleneck with panache. From bowties to bathrobes, this Shiba Inu models a range of styles for his more than 350,000 followers. Instagram: @mensweardog Facebook: facebook.com/themensweardog tumblr: mensweardog.tumblr.com
Manny the Frenchie
This French Bulldog has more than 1 million followers of his Instagram page (@manny_the_frenchie). Posts share Manny’s day to day life, including his big sister, Leila, and his little brother, Frank. Billed as “the most famous French Bulldog in the world,” Manny also a Facebook account and a website, as well as merchandise and sponsorships.
When her owners adopted Susie and learned what an amazing pet a senior dog could be, they started a Facebook page and Instagram account that shines the spotlight on adoptable senior dogs. Though Susie passed away a few years ago after 5 wonderful years with her owners, the account she inspired continues to match senior dogs around the country with their forever homes. Instagram: @susiesseniordogs Facebook: facebook.com/susiesseniordogs
Harlow & Sage
What started as an account to document the relationship between a Miniature Dachshund (Sage) and a Weimaraner (Harlow) soon gained a huge following as Harlow mourned the loss of her friend Sage in 2013, and began “interviewing” potential new friends. Now joined by Indiana, Reese, and most recently, Ezra, Harlow uses her platform (with the help of her owners) to highlight the work of animal shelters and homeless pets. Instagram: @harlowandsage Facebook: facebook.com/harlowandsage/
Maddie on Things
Maddie the Coonhound stands on things—from a rock in a stream to the hood of a car. She first starting standing on things when she accompanied her owner, photographer Theron Humphrey, on a trip across the country. Now she has a book that shows her balancing on jars and standing on a skateboard. You can also find Maddie on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
Mishka the Talking Husky
This chatty dog first gained attention when her owner posted a video of her saying, “I love you” on YouTube. After that went viral, more videos followed, with Mishka chiming in to say “Obama” and “Mommy.” Though the popular dog passed away in 2017, her famous videos still gain views on YouTube.