Whether you want to follow dogs on their travel adventures or see cute photos of hounds snuggled up by the fireplace at home, there are all kinds of fantastic pup Instagram accounts available to follow and we've put together a few of the best dog Instagram accounts for you to discover in this guide.
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These are all great hashtags you can use to find exceedingly adorable pups, but, to save you scrolling through social media for hours on end (trust us, it’s easy to get lost amongst all the loveable doggos!), we’ve gathered together a few of the top UK #dogstagram accounts out there. Take a look at some of the best dog accounts on Instagram below where we've got together everything from labrador Instagram accounts to spaniel Instagram accounts and every kind of pup in between!
So here are our ten favourites to follow on Instagram: from a tiny dachshund, to a sassy Staffy, to a few of our very own Canine Critics dog-friendly cottage reviewers…
Photo credit: @cockapops
Who is this pup? A lovable champion for UK exploration
Doggy breed: Cockapoo
Where’s home? Cheltenham
What to expect: One of the best dog Instagrams out there for UK travel lovers, this pup gets up to all kinds of adventures. Expect outdoor shots of coast and country, close-ups of this fluffy face and wide panoramas of little Poppy doing her best to look majestic.
How often do they post? Usually once or twice per week.
Photo credit: @the.adventures.of.cosmo
Who is this pup? An outdoor dwelling pup with panda eyes
Doggy breed: Dalmatian
Where’s home? Devon
What to expect: Woodland, grassland and seaside shots of this very photogenetic dalmatian and his Dachshund pal. His owner/mum is a keen photographer so expect atmospheric captures with Cosmo as the willing model in this top dog Instagram account.
How often do they post? Every other day with the occasional hiatus for special occasions.
Photo credit: @ladybelleofberkeley
Who is this pup? Very much a country pup
Doggy breed: Dachshund
Where’s home? The Cotswolds
What to expect: This Lady of the Manor-type spends her days out and about. On this popular dog Instagram account, you can expect pics of this small pup investigating all areas of the Cotswolds while wearing a variety of rather in vogue neckgear.
How often do they post? Daily
Photo credit: @pop_sausage
Who are these pups? This couple are about the coolest city dogs you’ll find on the ‘gram
Doggy breed: Pug and dachshund
Where’s home? London
What to expect: Pics of these two out and about in their city! They like to dress up and meet up with their mates too - perfect if you love a funny dog Instagram account. These two lovebirds met through Instagram and you can follow their joint account for couples updates: @mrandmrssmalls
How often do they post? Daily
Photo credit: goldenriley_
Who are these pups? A big ol’ softy and his newly arrived kid brother
Doggy breed: Golden retriever
Where’s home? England
What to expect: This oversized Andrex pup is a typical homebody. Expect close-ups of Riley’s fluffy face while out on walkies and lolling about the family home on one of the best dog pages on Instagram.
How often do they post? Two to three times a week on average.
Photo credit: @ila.and.drax
Who is this pup? A couple of dogs that will melt your heart
Doggy breed: Duck Tolling Retriever and Miniature American Shepherd
Where’s home? South UK
What to expect: Striking eyes and beautiful coats give these outdoorsy pups an air of mysticism, making them a magical pair of dogs to follow on Instagram. Expect to see Ila and her buddy Drax strolling around countryside trails or looking mournfully into the camera.
How often do they post? Somewhere between daily posts and every other day
Who is this pup? Action and adventure doggo, keep up if you can! 🏞
Doggy breed: Border collie
Where’s home? Peak District/Scotland
What to expect: Sweeping views with this active pup bounding into the frame and the occasional snap of Loki taking a well-earned lie down, a wonderful couple of dog influencers on Instagram that are well worth a follow 🌿
How often do they post? Weekly, although this Instagrammer has been known to post nine in one day – be ready for the occasional Loki cuteness overload!
Who is this pup? A bearded sophisticate often found on the beach 🏖
Doggy breed: Miniature wirehaired dachshund
Where’s home? Scotland
What to expect: Maybe it’s those little legs or that fabulous moustache-like muzzle but this little dog knows his place, and it’s above you. This funny pup has one of the best pet Instagram accounts out there - expect photos of the aptly-named Harris sat on the highest spot he can find in order to survey the world views around him ⛰
How often do they post? Daily
Photo credit: @spanielsbythesea
Who are these pups? Two crazy, energetic beach hounds who love exploring their coastline
Doggy breed: Spaniels
Where’s home? County Durham
What to expect: Photos of these two on sandy beaches and grassy hillsides fill this Instagram feed with the occasional snap of them with one of their humans. These crazy canines love snacks, playtime and swimming so expect to see all this too!
How often do they post? Every other day but often post a couple of times in a day too!
Photo credit: @freddy_merlecury
Who is this pup? 'Magical' is the only way to describe this Instagram feed 🌟
Doggy breed: Springer and Bracco Italiano
Where’s home? Derbyshire
What to expect: Usually found running through long grass, splashing through ocean waves or playing in leaves, expect to see lots of close-ups of these soppy pup’s bright eyes with a woodsy backdrop and the occasional sparkly filter 💫
How often do they post? Almost daily
Walkies throughout the UK
If you, like us, have ever wondered what your dog would be like on social media then take a look at our blog examining what it would be like if your dog had an Instagram account. Or, if you and your pup are already Insta-savvy, discover a few dog photography top tips.
Fancy going for walkies in the Cotswolds like Lady Belle or down on the Cornish coast like those lucky pups Willow and Bobby? Browse our cottages throughout the UK and find a dog-friendly property in a fantastic destination that you and your pup will love.
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