12 NJ Instagram Pet Stars You Need to Follow

Who needs more cats and dogs in their life? You do! Add some happiness to your Instagram feed with NJ's favorite silly and lovable pets. 

Teddy, Stache,Dexter, Bindi
Each of Christine Gonzalez’s Oriental shorthair cats has a distinct look. Teddy resembles actor Adam Driver and Dobby from the Harry Potter series. Stache has markings that look like a mustache. Dexter’s long fangs are vampire-like. Bindi has a dot on his forehead, similar to a third eye. The entire fur-loving family lives in Monmouth County.



All dressed up and nowhere to go.

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The Wharton-based Pembroke Welsh corgi is always cameraready. His owners, Marc and Cynthia Dalangin, started the NJ Welsh Corgi Club, a monthly meet up at dog parks. Follow this goofy 9-year-old pooch on Facebook and Twitter, too.



According to Max’s paw-rent Michelle Sokol, this three-year old German Shepherd is an outdoor adventurer and total water dog.



Boomer Buckingham
Sassy and smart, this 1-year-old Cavapoo, who lives in Short Hills, is a certified emotionalsupport animal (ESA). Boomer goes everywhere with his mom, Danielle Misiak, helping to ease her anxiety and depression.



This playful, 2-year-old Siamese mix loves to hike with his dad, Pete Wortmann. Their favorite spot is Hedden County Park in Randolph, where Melvin can walk into rivers, climb on rocks and meet new people.



We thought it was warmer. 🤨 #bringonthesun

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Skeeter & Pandy
13, 400 followers
Gloria Chung and Adam Merlo’s fur babies are complete opposites. Skeeter is a rambunctious attention seeker, while Panda Bear is sweet and shy. Skeeter likes to hike and play fetch; Pandy prefers to eat and sleep. The Yorkshire terriers live in Weehawken.


11,900 followers, *157, 000 on Facebook
When Justin was just a month old, a human lit him on fire. Against all odds, he survived! Now, he’s a spokeskitty for animal welfare. He lives with his owner, Kelley Peters, in Upper Montclair. Visit his Facebook page, too.



Sir Harrison Breyer
This jolly golden retriever is a therapy dog in training. He enjoys visits to Freedom Barks Dog Park in Medford, where he can run around, climb on equipment and roll in the grass—even when it’s muddy!



Bailey B
With her ice-blue eyes, the mini Australian shepherd is often compared to the White Walkers from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Her owners, Matt and Kim Boncelet of Hoboken, describe their energetic pup as a professional toy destroyer.



Indiana Jones (“Indy”)
This energetic Standard Poodle loves swimming and roaming the woods at his grandparent’s house in Mendham Township. Indy’s owners Kevin & Jennifer Stokes like to dress him up in bow ties and go for walks in Hoboken.



Adopted from the Sato Project, a Brooklyn-based rescue that saves and rehabilitates abandoned dogs from Puerto Rico, Charlotte is a 2-year-old mixed breed. She now lives in Jersey City with her pup parent, Rebecca Ferreira. Her favorite activities include playdates and going to doggy day camp.



Pandora, Beatrice and Angus
3, 900 followers
These Egg Harbor City doggie siblings all love to hike in Wharton State Forest and Franklin Parker Preserve. In the summer, Beatrice and Angus join their humans, Ivy Schroer and Adam Wepy, on kayaking outings.

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