5 Aussie pups you need to follow on Instagram

Lifestyle, Community

We’ve all heard about Instagram Husbands but have you heard about Instagram Pet Parents? As our obsession with dogs continues to grow, these proud Instagram Pet Parents fill our lives with pics of adorable fluffs of all breeds and sizes, one Instagram post & story at a time. From capturing the perfect angle, to ensuring their doggo has all the relevant props and costumes they need – these Pet Parents are always at the ready with a treat in one hand and iPhone in the other – and their dedication to capturing the pawfect picture is appreciated by dog lovers around the world.

As the rise of the Insta Pet Parents continues to gain momentum, we are seeing more and more doggie Insta accounts pop up on our feeds. So who should you be following to get the cutest pupdates? We’ve rounded up a list of some of Australia’s most Insta-famous pups for your gushing pleasure.

Life of Jinkee (@lifeofjinkee)

Meet Jinkee – a Red Toy Poodle who has been making strangers smile since April 2015. When she’s not out brunching at a Melbourne café, this little pup dedicates her time to being a therapy dog to mums and kids experiencing family violence. She is also a co-founder of Pinstapals, an enamel pin business that raises awareness and funds for the Lort Smith Animal Hospital. In the words of Shakespeare, though she be but little, she be fierce – and determined to make a pawsitive impact on this world one adorable pic and enamel pin at a time.

Squid the Griff (@squidthegriff)

Squid the Griff is a 2-year old Brussels Griffon living in Adelaide and proof that big things come in small packages! With witty captions and a sassy personality to boot, it is easy to see why this Griff has amassed over 200k #squidsquad followers on Instagram. Squid has really taken to his online fame and is one of the few Aussie dogs who also has his own blog, where he shares more of his world in long form.

Miss Olive and Lady Mabel (@miss_olive_the_frenchie)

Miss Olive and Mabel

Meet Olive and Mabel – two adorable Frenchies from Sydney. Self-proclaimed professional models (and unprofessional swimmers), these two pups go together like cookies and cream. This inseparable duo loves snacking on fruit (apples being a clear favourite!), have a penchant for French luxury and are most often snapped while enjoying their afternoon siesta!

Woofda and Barkley (@two.dulux.dogs)

Two Dulux Dogs

Woofda and Barkley are two English Sheepdogs that are always up for an adventure! These two adorable fluff balls can often be found playing dress-ups around home or off on an adventure in the car with their humans. With never a dull moment, this duo is the ultimate dose of daily fluff!

Frankie Sunny (@frankiethelilsausage)

Frankie the Sausage

It is no secret that Melbournians are obsessed with Sausage dogs – from the local meet ups to the popular Hophaus Annual Daschund Race – we can’t get enough of these adorable sausage dogs. Frankie is a Melbourne-based Miniature Daschund who is a part time model slash full time party gal and as far as Insta famous pups go, she is the one of the originals. With over 70k followers on Instagram, her own blog and appearances on Sunrise, Women’s Day and Vogue Australia (she has been referred to as the Gigi Hadid of the dog world) – this Doxie is a must-follow!   

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About the author

Andrew is a certified canine nutritionist with a passion for helping all dogs live longer, healthier and happier lives through proper nutrition, care and owner education. Currently a doting Dad to Daisy, a loveable Golden Retriever. Over the years he has loved and cared for Australian Terriers, Border Collies and a particularly sweet Maltese Shih-Tzu.