Since its launch in 2010, Instagram has exploded in popularity, and as of 2021, an estimated one billion people use the social media app.

That got us thinking… namely, are there any good dog Instagram accounts to follow? We scoured the internet, chatted to friends, and came up with 7 great accounts that will brighten your day. At the same time, you might learn a thing or two about this great animal.

We’ll sort the accounts in alphabetical order.


For great training tips, news and breed information, the American Kennel Club Instagram page is a go-to resource. It’s America’s foremost authority on all things canine, and it’s a great resource to learn about the dog you own or breeds you might want to bring home in the future. Of course, this being Instagram, it isn’t all serious. In fact, much of the time it isn’t.

Followers: 350k+


There are few things on earth more beautiful than rural California, but when you add a fluffy Golden Retriever to the mix? Well, you’ve got a match made in heaven.

Follow Aspen on his outdoors travels alongside his owners Hunter and Sarah, and a new addition to the fam: baby Ira.

Followers: 272k+


Because Chows brighten up every day. Dedicated to perhaps the furriest breed of them all, Chow Chow owners vie to have their content shown on this growing profile. There are thousands of pictures to enjoy and some hilarious faces – and captions – to chuckle at. Sure, looking at photos of adorable dogs might not be the most taxing way to spend the afternoon – but that’s kinda the point, right?

Followers: 280k+


If you own a dog, you’re sure to get a chuckle out of this feed. The anonymous poster has an inside track into the mind of the canine world, and wastes no time sharing what dogs are regularly thinking. Gems include grumblings about the number of meals they get (two versus our three) and the fact that dishwashers get used when they could lick plates for free.

Followers: 700k+


This is what makes social media so great. People from all walks of life coming together to share their snaps in one place. Dogsofinstagram features the best pics and videos from the Instagram community, and it’s a definite source of cuddly canine goodness.

Followers: 4.9m+


If you think Dogs of Instagram is popular, jiffpom blows it out of the water. With more than 10 million followers, this cutesy miniature Pomeranian is featured in all sorts of poses and outfits. The adorable face and sixth sense for the camera has turned this little dog into a bona fide social media star.

Followers: 10m+


It’s a pug’s life. Doug spends his days travelling, soaking up the sun and enjoying a lot of food. McDonalds fries, ice cream and tasty watermelon are just some of the treats on display. Doug isn’t afraid of the camera either and seems to sport a different outfit in every shot. This page is sure to brighten your day.

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