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11 Of The Most Famous Dogs On The Internet

Written by: Scott H
Scott Haiduc is the Director of Publishing for iHeartDogs, iHeartCats and The Hero Company. When not working, Scott spends his time on the farm, taking care of his animals and crops.Read more
| Published on September 22, 2014

What could be cuter and more entertaining than famous dogs? Every year, more and more dogs take over social media, many of them becoming even more well-known than human celebrities! From tricks and funny expressions to fashion gurus and trend toppers, these dogs know how to create internet buzz. Here are some of the top dogs in cyberspace that are sure to melt your heart.

#1 – Boo

Boo the Pomeranian has been labeled the “World’s Cutest Dog.” And with good reason – he is so cute, he looks like a stuffed animal. In fact, there is a stuffed animal of him, making him one of the few dogs to have their own “action figure.” With over 15 million followers on Facebook, this dog is definitely an internet sensation. Unfortunately, Boo passed away at age 12, but his page is still full of adorable memories of him.

Boo the Famous Dog
Image: @Boo/Facebook

#2 – Jiff

Jiff the Pomeranian holds not one, but two world records: one for fastest 5 meters on front paws and one for fastest 10 meters on hind legs. He also has over 10.5 million fans on his Instagram page and has been in a CoverGirl commercial. Thus, he’s the envy of every contestant of America’s Next Top Model. Just look at his stylish outfits and happy little face!

Jiff the Pomeranian
Image: @jiffpom/Instagram

#3 – Doug the Pug

Doug is an adorable little Pug with an astounding 5 million followers on Facebook and counting! He’s a two time People’s Choice Award winner, and he proudly labels himself as the “King of Pop Culture.” He’s commonly seen posing in adorable outfits and hanging out with famous humans. Since his rise to fame, he has even started the Doug the Pug Foundation, which helps bring joy and support to kids fighting cancer.

Doug the Pug
Image: @itsDougthePug/Facebook

#4 – Maru the Shiba

Maru the Shiba Inu lives in Japan, and many people believe he’s the best dog in the world. He has no shortage of social media content, including good morning and goodnight posts nearly every day and many adorable videos. He even runs his own department store in Japan! With over 2.5 million followers on his Instagram page, he’s easily the most famous dog in all of Japan.

Maru the Shiba
Image: @marutaro/Instagram

#5 – Tuna

Tuna, a Chiweenie with a very big overbite and recessed jawline, was rescued from a farmers market in California when he was only 4 months old. With just over 2.1 million followers on Instagram, Tuna spreads the message of true beauty coming from within. He is an adorable ambassador for animal rescue, often encouraging fans to adopt dogs in need. He even has his own stuffed animal for sale now!

Tuna Melts My Heart
Image: @tunameltsmyheart/Instagram

#6 – Marnie

Marnie the rescue dog became famous after she was adopted at age 10. She has an illness that causes her adorable head tilt and her tongue is so long that it hangs out of her mouth. Sadly, she passed away at age 18, but that means she still had a long, fulfilling life even after being adopted as a senior. Her Instagram page has about 1.7 million followers, and it has since been taken over by her sister Phyllis, who is also a senior rescue dog.

Marnie Internet Famous Dog
Image: @marniethedog/Instagram

#7 – Manny the Frenchie

This French Bulldog went from an unwanted runt of the litter to an internet sensation, model, and philanthropist. He has over 1.7 million fans on his Facebook page alone. Also, he has been on countless magazine covers and even has his own product line. Now, he’s the face of the Manny & Friends Foundation, which helps many people and animals in need.

Manny the Frenchie
Image: @mannythefrenchie/Facebook

#8 – Minnie & Max

These “world-famous head-tilting Pugs” have over 1.3 million followers on Facebook. They have been on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Regis & Kelly, and Good Morning America, to name a few, giving them a PR record that many two-legged celebs would drool over. Max crossed the rainbow bridge in the summer of 2020, but Minnie continues to bless fans with adorable photos and videos.

Head Tilting Famous Dogs
Image: Minnie & Max the Pugs Facebook

#9 – Mishka

Mishka “the talking husky” became an overnight internet sensation when a video of her saying “I Love You” was posted to YouTube. Since then, videos of her talking and singing have had millions of views and her YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers. Sadly, Mishka passed away in 2017, but her sister Laika continues to post adorable videos in her honor.

Mishka Talking Husky
Image: @gardea23/Facebook

#10 – Norbert

The world has fallen in love with Norbert the 3-pound therapy dog, author, and philanthropist. He has over 1 million followers on his Facebook page, which has a series of adorable photoshoots on it. One of the cutest parts of Norbert’s little face is that his tiny tongue is always sticking out slightly. He can also rock a bowtie better than any human can.

Image: Norbert Facebook

#11 – Menswear Dog

What does a Shiba Inu living in New York City do? Become a fashion maven, of course! Bodhi the well-dressed canine has over 401,000 followers on Instagram. He even did a photoshoot for Swiss watchmaker Victorinox., celebrating their 130th anniversary and new timepiece the I.N.O.X. If you need some men’s fashion tips, this is the famous dog to talk to.

Menswear Dog
Image: @mensweardog/Instagram

Hopefully, some of these famous dogs helped brighten your day! All of them got their chance in the spotlight by bringing joy to humans all over the world. So, these are the perfect profiles to follow if you’re looking for some positive content.

Featured Image: @Boo/Facebook

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