Top 20 Pet Influencers to Follow

Resources March 28, 2024
Top 20 Pet Influencers
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Top 20 Pet Influencers to Follow

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Top 20 Pet Influencers

We are now living in the era of social media. Everyone, from their grandmas to their long-lost childhood friends, uses Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, or Youtube. In this content driven world, we find that there are accounts where certain pets (whether dogs, cats, pigs, etc.) take spotlight.

Through their sheer cuteness, they amass a great following. As a result, these days, there are quite a lot of pet influencers. They shift how marketers and consumers look at promoting pet products and services.

To help you become more aware of these pets, we have shared our list of the top 20 popular pet influencers on the Internet.

#1 Jiff Pom

Jiff Pom is one of the most famous animals in the world, with about 26 million followers across different social media channels. Jiffpom is also three-time Guiness World Record holder. It is incredible how big this Pomeranian has become. Furthermore, it has the title in 2017 as ‘animal with the most Instagram followers.’

#2 Tinkerbelle The Dog

Tinkerbelle is a small, fierce and fabulous Papitese known for her stylish outfits and high-class travels. She is also an award-winning professional model, podcaster and dog-actor based in New York City.

#3 Nala the Cat

Nala the Cat came from a shelter as her original owners could not take proper care of her. A mixed tabby breed, she is 7-years old and promotes brands like Friskies, Petfinder, PureVax and Persil. She also has a total of 3.5 million followers on social media. Moreover, she is worth 422,657 USD from pure advertising alone.

#4 Doug The Pug

Doug the Pug is a dog living in Nashville, Tennessee. He is also a big celebrity in social media. He has over 6 million Facebook followers, 2 million followers on Twitter and 3.4 million followers on Instagram. This 6-year-old pup also has features in companies like Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, Time, and Huffington Post.  Furthermore, he appears in a music video of Fall Out Boy. That’s when you know you’ve made it as a pet.

#5 Tuna Melts My Heart

Tuna is a 7-year-old Chiweenie dog. He has more than 1.9 million followers on Instagram and over 2 million on all of his social media accounts combined. Thus, you can tell this pet is very influential. There is even a book of Tuna’s photos. That book was named “Tuna Melts My Heart.”

#6 Juniperfoxx

Just as the name implies, Juniper is a fox. He might be the odd one of this bunch since he is not a dog or cat. He is also a celebrity on social media, with 2.2 million followers on Instagram. People know him as the Happiest Fox. Moreover, Juniper is often seen in photographs out in the wilderness or cuddling in the home.

#7 Lil Bub

Lil Bub is an American celebrity cat that has 2 million likes on Facebook. This 6-year old’s feline first appeared on Tumblr back in November 2011. Since then, he has received a lot of great attention. He even shows up in a documentary called ‘Lil Bub & Friendz.’

#8 Oliver the Goldendoodle

Reaching 115 k people, this four-year-old dog lives her life to the fullest. She models for different dog products and is based in North Carolina, USA. As the name implies, she is a Goldendoodle.

#9 Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund

This is a famous miniature Dachshund. People describe Crusoe as “an eccentric, whimsical, and larger-than-life personality who travels and experiences the world from his own unique and comical perspective.” Hailing from Florida, this cute, adorable Dachshund has an incredible reach of 3 million.

#10 Loki The Wolfdog

Loki, a majestic wolf dog, has 1.7 million followers on Instagram and about 165k followers on Facebook. This pet has collaborations with Toyota and Mercedes-Benz. He is often seen in photos out in the beautiful wild with his owner.

#11 Venus Two Face Cat

Many people know this cat for for its two face. One side is black with green eye, and the other is orange-brown with one blue eye. Venus the Two-Face Cat has about 1.3 million likes on Facebook. Due to this, she has promotes brands like Litterbox and Petfinder.

#12 Prissy & Pop

These are first grade pigs named Prissy and Pop. They have more than 675k followers in social networking sites and the owner publishes at least two posts a day. Their fans can buy accessories like shirts, hoodies, mugs and many other things with printed photos of them.

#13 Boo

Boo is a 12-year-old Pomeranian with 16 million followers. This super-cute pet got viral back in 2009 and now you can find stickers of Boo on Facebook. Over the years, Boo has collaborated with brands like Amazon and Virgin America.

#14 Darren & Phillip

The Blueboys, also known as Darren and Phillip, are two adorable Staffordshire Bull Terriers from down under. Their charming personalities and adorable photos have gained them a large following, with close to a million on Instagram alone.

#15 Marnie The Dog

Marnie was a Shiztsu dog that became very popular on Instagram and Twitter. This is mainly due to the videos of her sideways face and floppy tongue. Moreover, she had more than 2.1 million followers on Instagram and about 75,000 followers on Twitter but sadly passed away in 2020.

#16 Waffles Cat

Waffles the Cat is one of the most famous cats on the Internet. He is a Scottish Fold breed and for quite some time, many people considered him ugly, weird and sick. However, its unique appearance brings more than 2 million followers. Due to this, he is now seen as adorably cute.

#17 Mr. Pokee

Mr. Pokee is an African Pygmy Hedgehog (now that’s not something you see every day). He has 452.3k followers on Instagram and 43474 likes on Facebook. Furthermore, the main page for Mr. Pokee gives information on how to take care of a hedgehog. This information might be useful for hedgehog owners.

#18 Albert Baby Cat

Albert Baby Cat is a goofy cat that has a unique black patch on its nose. He is very popular with her adorable blue eyes. Moreover, she has 85k likes on Facebook and 584k followers on Instagram.

#19 Cheeky Frenchie Cesar

With a reach of 189 k, Cheeky Frenchie Cesar is a 8-year-old French dog that has’swag..’ There are many pictures of him sporting cool sunglasses by the pool. From New York, the French Bulldog also brings a smile to those who follow, which is why it is so popular.

#20 DogsBeingBasic

With a reach of 999k, this account is a dog driven company that does its best to share the love for dogs. It is mainly a meme driven page with a largely  female audience. Additionally, DogsBeingBasics is all about showing dogs in a humorous light, which is why there are so many followers.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, pet influencers are like pet celebrities. They make us fall in love with the idea of owning a pet, while also giving marketers a chance to promote their products. Furthermore, not only are these pet influences creating opportunities for other pet owners, they also provide the Internet with a lot of adorable content.

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Amy Towry is a Certified NAVC Pet Nutritionist and pet lover. She is the proud owner of two rescue cats and a rescue dog and her love for animals has led her to a successful career as a freelance writer specializing in pet care, nutrition, and product reviews.
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