23 Most Popular and Influential Dog Celebrities on the Web

In the past few years, we’ve noticed a beautiful thing on the Internet– the rise of the animal as celebrity (So much better than the Kardashians anyway)! While there are many famous cats, hedgehogs, capybaras, piglets, and birds, today we our focus is on the dogs. We’ve compiled our picks for the most influential and important dogs on the Internet. Maybe your pup will make the list next year?

23. 3Bulldogges
Instagram, 118k followers

Sumo, Buddha, and Ayumi are three adorable Frenchies with unparalleled spooning skills. They’re like three chubby measuring cups full of marshmallows.Screen Shot 2014-08-05 at 3.34.02 PM

22. Hamilton Pug
Twitter, 6k followers

Hamilton is a NYC dog who wrangles the Pugs of the Twitter world each week for #Pugchat– a weekly conversation between a bunch of Internet Pugs talking about everything from shedding to treats to weird Pug habits. Hamilton has also appeared on Good Morning America multiple times.hamilton_pug

21. If It Wags
Instagram, 118k followers

The Pointer Brothers are two rescued German Short-Haired Pointers living in Vancouver, BC. They’ve started some of the cleverest hashtag campaigns like #IfMyDogWasHuman and the #PeanutButterSeries.Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 5.15.43 PM

20. Toast Meets World
Instagram, 57k followers

Toast spent most of the beginning of her life as a puppy mill mom until she was adopted into her fabulous NYC life. Today she promotes puppy mill awareness and has a “French Toast” tote that she sells to donate proceeds to puppy mill awareness campaigns. Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 1.04.17 PM

19. Stuff on Scout’s Head
Instagram, 19k followers

Before he was adopted by his current mom, Scout was a neglected, underfed pup. After a bit of love and attention, Scout overcame his earlier abuse and trauma and has flourished into a cuddly moosh who balances funny things on his head. He’s got a book coming out soon as well!
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18. Sadie Tripawd
Vine, 107k followers

This lady truly is an inspiration. Even though she is missing a leg, Sadie doesn’t let anything slow her down! Her Vine account is full of inspirational shorts and adorable moments.

17. Corgnelius and Stumphrey
Facebook, 56k followers

Famous for their adorable ensembles and fluffy bums, these two pups have their own book coming out and their mom hosted a Reddit AMA at the Reddit headquarters in NYC!corgi8.png

16. Marnie the Dog
Instagram, 62k followers

This dog has more celebrity selfies than Macklemore. A 12-year-old rescue Shih-Tzu living in NYC, Marnie promotes senior pet adoption. marnie the dog

15. Denver the Guilty Dog
YouTube + Facebook, 160k followers

Denver rose to fame when the video of her mischievous thievery of kitty cat treats acquired over 37 MILLION views on Youtube. Today she is the star of a children’s book series and Facebook page.

14. Barkley Sir Charles
Instagram, 249k followers

A Seattle-based doge, Barkley is the master of the upsidederp face. Please don’t confuse him with that other Charles Barkley. :P Screen Shot 2014-08-05 at 5.25.56 PM

13. Larry the Dog
Facebook, 400k followers

Larry is a love-a-bull dog just trying to change the world’s outlook on other Pit Bulls. Larry_the_dog_influential_internet

12. Maymo the Lemon Beagle
YouTube, 52k followers

Maymo was being dogshamed before dogshaming was a thing. (Poor Maymo! ;)) Together with his sister Penny, Maymo’s tom foolery has appeared on many major television shows and websites.

11. Rosie Pig
Vine, 216k followers


50% pig. 50% chihuahua. 100% party. Rosie is the inventor of the grugglesnort. (Groan + snort.)

10. Cooking with Dog
YouTube, 808k followers

Cooking with Dog is a YouTube cooking show featured by a canine host Francis and a mysterious Japanese Chef whose real name is not disclosed. While Chef cooks a variety of popular dishes in Japan, Francis calmly sits next to her and narrates the recipes step-by-step in English. He sometimes gets sleepy and closes his eyes but don’t worry, you will still hear his voice. Side note, this channel is great for soothing you to sleep. #ASMR

9. MenswearDog
Tumblr, 143k followers

This dog looks better in a suit than 90% of human males. HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE? Basically he is the Barney Stinson of the dog world. #suitup mensweardog6

8. Minnie and Max Pugs
Facebook + Youtube, 540k followers

As the stars of the adorable head-tilting viral video below, Minnie and Max rocketed to fame and their antics have been featured everywhere from The Tonight Show, Ellen, Regis & Kelly, Good Morning America, Animal Planet’s America’s Cutest Dog, and more.

7. Maddie on Things
Tumblr + Instagram, 607k followers

Maddie the coon hound and her dad travel around the country taking photos of Maddie on things. (Pretty self-explanatory blog title, eh?) Her dad, Theron Humphrey, started the Why We Rescue campaign to highlight how pets transform our lives for the better.

6. Trotter Pup
Instagram, 199k followers

This fat and sassy lady has more costumes than an episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
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5. Fifty the Two-Legged Pit Bull
Facebook, 297k followers

Fifty is an ambassador to Pit Bulls everywhere. As an underdog he’s fighting for the underdogs everywhere and shows that he can persevere even though he’s only got 50% of his legs. Together with his buddy Rude Dog, they have a foundation called 6 Legs to raise money to provide assistance to struggling dog owners for routine or emergency veterinary care or spay/neuter surgeries.fifty_the_two_legged_pit_bull

4. Digby Van Winkle
Instagram, 278k followers

A dog from down under, Digby and his little brother Aloysius has more hipster swag than a plaid-clad Williamsburg bro on a fixed-gear bike. digbyvanWinkle

3. Susie’s Senior Dogs
Facebook, 188k followers

Susie was adopted later in life by Humans of New York photographer, Brandon Stanton. Brandon’s girlfriend, Erin, runs Susie’s Facebook page to raise awareness for senior dogs to help them get adopted. Susie’s motto? “Age is a privilege.”susie

2. Boo
Facebook, 14 million followers

Perhaps the original Internet celebrity dog, Boo’s mom created him a Facebook page back in 2009. (It came out in 2012 that Boo’s mom works at Facebook.) In 2010, he rose to pawwer when singer Ke$ha sent a tweet that she had a new boyfriend, linking to the page, and Khloé Kardashian called him the “cutest dog on the planet”. Today Boo has his own Gund plush version of himself and four photo books.Boo-the-dog-Hungry

1. Tuna
Instagram, 900k followers

The ultimate rags-to-riches story, this adorable little shrivelneck has won the heart of the entire Internet. Tuna’s spike in pupularity started when someone posted a photo of him on Reddit and he became a meme. Tuna is the ultimate underdog his mom uses his account to get out the message of pet rescue whenever she can, partnering with organizations like Best Friends. Screen Shot 2014-08-05 at 3.10.36 PM

Source: The Barkpost

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