Crusoe isn’t your average dachshund, never letting his sausage-like stature stop him from reaching for the sky. He’s a social media celeb, adventurer, model, artist, author, chef, party animal and ladies’ man, looking to add pro-athlete to his already incredible resume. He started sharing his life online just a few years ago but has already stacked up a social media following of over 2 million.
Now in its 12th year, the World Dog Surfing Championship still holds the title for cutest extreme sports championship. Over a thousand dog and surf lovers came to watch dozens of dogs compete. Taking place in a different surf spot each year, Starting in San Diego and in Pacifica, California this year.
Part Malamute, part arctic wolf, part husky and all good boy, Loki the Wolfdog is one man’s best friend. Kelly Lund brought Loki home as a pup during a blizzard in 2012. The two immediately started going on adventures together, Lund had Loki backcountry snowboarding when he was only four months old.
Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan and his new wife Ashley Bragg are big-time dog lovers. Besides their adopted pit bull Leonardo and puggle Nala, they’re always putting in time to promote adoption and support animal rescue centers. They even have their own hashtag #RyansMonthlyRescue, where they share dogs looking for forever homes, sell t-shirts to raise money and help improve the unfair stereotypes around pit bulls.
If you’re looking for some summer fun inspo, check out Didga, a rescue cat and his brother from another mother Boomer, a bengal. They live in Australia with Robert Dollwet (@Catmantoo) and both know how to ride, party and chill better than most humans. Didga has been famous for a few years, thanks to his skateboarding skills.
Did you know Penn State University has an unofficial mascot with 10 times the followers of their official mascot the Nittany Lion? Named Sneezy, she isn’t just one of the many grey squirrels or students found in the area, she’s become a symbol of school pride and unity. Several years ago, a new Penn state student named Mary Krupa befriended Sneezy and thought it would be cute to make her a little hat.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a known animal lover and is often in photos with his labrador Marosca. He recently showed his love for dog by helping 80 dogs in a shelter that desperately needed it. A dog shelter in Ronaldo’s native Portugal didn’t have the funds to cover $2,100 veterinary bill for the 80 dogs they were caring for.
If you usually spend your Super Bowl Sunday watching humans play football, you’ve probably been missing out on the Puppy Bowl! Read on to learn about the past and present of this four-legged alternative to the Super Bowl as it enters its 13th year. Great moments from past Puppy Bowls History of the Puppy Bowl Created by Animal Planet, the first Puppy Bowl was held in 2005 during the Superbowl and has been held every Super Bowl since.