Boo the Pomeranian was the first canine I know of to become an Internet sensation. With his tiny toy like looks and adorable haircut, he has over 17 million fans on his Facebook page. He’s the subject of four photo books and has 615k followers on Instagram. He even got a deal from Virgin America Inc to be its official “pet liaison.”
Boo has become ‘old news’ as more and more dogs have become celebrities via social media. Some warranted, some not so much. In a multi-part series, I’m going to introduce you to ten dogs, one at a time, who will tug at your heart and blow your mind with the fact that they have hundreds of thousands- in some cases millions- of followers on social media. Read more
It’s true, I’m a dog lover. Not a share-the-spoon-with-my-dog kind, but she does sleep in my bed and I do think of her as my furry child. That said, I was elated to come across these sweet images of dogs we usually see portrayed as ‘Cujo’ rather than as an angel. Hoping to dispel their negative reputation, photographer Sophie Gamand of chose to portray the dogs grouped under the name “Pit Bulls” in a manner opposed to the way the breed is commonly shown. Read more
Benjamin Grelle, who goes by the moniker ‘The Frogman’ on the internet, is the man behind Babies With Laser Eyes, a tumblr site that introduced him to many a viewer.
above: Benjamin Grelle, aka The Frogman, has a sense of humor, some photoshop skills and as he candidly admits on his site, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
A large lovable looking bear of a guy with a penchant for dogs, his latest collection of photoshopped goodness is Warp Dogs. A collection of images of dogs hanging their heads out of car windows – jowls flapping, ears flying – whose backgrounds have been replaced with galaxies viewed at Warp Speed.
Simple and silly, if these images don’t make you crack a smile, you’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch.
and an animated gif:
Check out more fun stuff from The Frogman here.
I first introduced you to the talented balancing Coonhound named Maddie and her owner/photographer Theron Humphrey a ways back with 33 fabulous images. In that post I said the photos were begging to be a book and knew it would not be long before Maddie was atop shelves in bookstores as well as atop various items and objects. Read more
Be prepared to be enchanted by Maddie The Coonhound, a super serious project about dogs and physics. Read more