Scrolling through Instagram, it’s easy to get caught up in FOMO or the mundane of other people’s lives. But hold the phone — is that a cuddly dog I just saw? The lure of a cute pup — or any pet for that matter — is irresistible and worthy of a closer look. Here are 9 dogs that you should be following on Instagram, whether you need a daily cute overload or not. (We all know you need a cute overload.)
Sir Charles Barkley The Frenchie
Bio: “Seattle French Bulldog born on 5/7/12”
He doesn’t do much. In fact, it appears most things are done to him. But damn if he doesn’t look content.
Bio: “Brooklyn born & raised; Official Dog Treat Tester at Bocce’s Bakery”
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Nobody can resist a dog with one eye. NOBODY!
Bio: “Lucy’s favorite food is that Popsicle candy that’s watermelon flavored with chili on it (fyi).”
Her name is Lucielle Bull ffs. She deserves a party hat every day of the year.
Bandito The Pug
Tinder profile: “Along with my cat ‘brother’ Luigi, I’ve logged more than 900 miles across Spain.”
Bandito will not be second fiddle to Luigi. Second tiny guitar? Maybe.
Bio: “The Most Stylish Dog in the World”
When an animal dresses better than half the country, it’s time to re-evaluate the human race.
Tinder profile: “I like to sleep with stuffed animals.”
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Maru has never had a bad hair day.
Bio: “It looks like my Pomeranian mom had an affair with a fox”
Quincy is considered a social media “influencer.” What have you done today?
Lilly, Silas & Gustav (the Cat)
Tinder profile: “No hair, don’t care.”