Stalking celebrities’ dogs on Instagram: It’s not a crime

No use for Instagram — until it’s time to gush over dogs (and song battles)

Photo credit: Ayla Verschueren/Unsplash

Instagram has never really been my thing. I’d rather spend an unhealthy amount of time on Twitter. But there was no way in the world I was going to miss these songwriting and song battles that Timbaland and Swizz Beatz organized (or the comic relief from Black Twitter making fun of Teddy Riley DTM echo performance). But I’ve found myself pleasantly surprised by all the animal lover stories I keep seeing on this social media platform.

Chloe Memoir saving a baby deer not once but twice was impressive enough. Then came all of the dog pics from celebrities who I didn’t know owned dogs — minus one.

Let’s start with Kevin Hart and his dogs. I crack up laughing thinking how useless they were when his home was burglarized. (If you’ve seen “Irresponsible,” you know where they were.) Although the Miniature Pinscher is no longer alive, I was delighted to see his crew of two Dobermans — and even more entertained by someone’s comment stating, “How long did it take for this to happen? Ur dogs are insane.”

If you own a dog, you understand the feeling. Trying to avoid the red eyes and gold eyes, and wiggling away when your dog jumps on you (or the photographer), is a full-time job. No matter what pet photographers make, they deserve a raise.

That Kevin Hart picture (and story) sent me down a rabbit hole of my favorite celebrities and their dogs on social media platforms. This may be my new favorite thing to do on social media (besides argue on Twitter).

Photo credit: MarlyneArt/Pixabay

Got any favorite celebrity dogs you want to add? Tell me in the comment section.

Shamontiel is a dog lover to her core: 466 completed walks with 76 dogs, eight dog-housesittings and four dog boardings at the time of this publication. Would you like to receive Shamontiel’s Weekly Newsletter via MailChimp? Sign up today!

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Written by

Check out her six Medium pubs: BlackTechLogy, Doggone World, Homegrown, I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. Visit Shamontiel.com to read about her.

Doggone World

Let’s discuss all bark-related, (mostly) feel-good content for dog lovers, dog walkers and dog owners.

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