Samoyeds may have originated in north western Russia, but these beautiful dogs can now be found around the world.
Their big smiles, friendly personalities and trademark coats make them a firm favourite with dog lovers.
Nowadays they make great companion canines – they crave human company and love to socialise with new dogs and people.
Their graceful appearance has made them a big hit with the Instagram community.
In this article, we’ll take a look at 20 Samoyed (in no particular order) that you need to follow on the social media platform.
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20) Casper and Sammy (@casperandsammy) – 4,800 followers
Living in Australia, Casper and Sammy (@casperandsammy) are two Samoyeds with a fanbase that is on the brink of 5,000 followers. They’re fine examples of why Samoyeds are often described as great family pets. You will often catch Casper and Sammy posing for a photo alongside their little human siblings in Melbourne. These two really do seem inseparable judging from the array of photos together.
19) Uni (@unithesammy) – 4,900 followers
Next up is a Samoyed based in the golden state of California. Uni (@unithesammy) can be found in both northern and southern California. This gorgeous dog loves nothing more than to lounge around the house. With close to 5,000 followers, Uni’s smile will put a smile on your face!
18) Saga (@saga.samoyed) – 5,800 followers
Swapping the United States for northern Europe, Saga (@saga.samoyed) lives in Finland. Samoyeds originate from north west Russia and are well equipped to handle cold conditions thanks to their double coats. Saga is one Samoyed that appears to embrace the snowy weather conditions in Finland. If you’re looking for your fill of Samoyed cuteness, start with Saga. 5,800 people already have an appreciation for this pup’s beauty.
17) Molly and Luca (@mollyandlucasamoyed) – 14,500 followers
Another fine example of family-friendly Samoyeds are Molly and Luca (@mollyandlucasamoyed). These two gorgeous dogs can often be spotted with the family’s adorable new arrival. It really is cuteness overload as Molly and Luca cuddle up to their little baby sibling. It’s no surprise that they’ve already amassed 14,500 followers on Instagram with posts like the one above.
16) Riina Polar Bear (@riinapolarbear) – 14,500 followers
Don’t be fooled by the name, Riina (@riinapolarbear) may look like a polar bear but she’s in fact a Samoyed. This fluffy lady lives in Graubünden, Switzerland. Like Saga, you can check Riina out in a variety of beautiful snow-filled landscapes. With a pristine coat that gives Riina a regal look, she’s well on her way to 15,000 fans on the photo-sharing app.
15) Jack The Samoyed (@jack_the_sam) – 14,800 followers
Proving that Samoyeds can live happily in warmer temperatures, Jack (@jack_the_sam) is loving life in Melbourne, Australia. This soon-to-be four-year old Samoyed, who has almost 15,000 followers on Instagram, is a great example of why these dogs are often described as sociable canines. Jack has lots of dog friends on the evidence of his feed.
14) Murph (@themurphofwallstreet) – 20,000
This is a pup with confidence. Murph (@themurphofwallstreet) is the self-proclaimed cutest pup on Wall Street (in New York City). Who are we to disagree? After all, he’s got 20,000 people who agree! Murph turned two a matter of months ago. Exploring the New York area, you might spot Murph in front of one of the Big Apple’s pieces of street art.
13) Zumo (@zumothesamoyed) – 27,400 followers
Swapping the east coast for the west coast, we’ve got a Samoyed living near Los Angeles to brighten your day next. Zumo (@zumothesamoyed) is a boy Samoyed from the Polar Mist. Zumo is loving life in California, whether he’s on the beach, downtown or hitting up one of the state’s many dog parks.
12) Pillow (@pillowthegoodboy) – 31,500 followers
Want to see what a Samoyed looks like after some adventures outside? Well Pillow (@pillowthegoodboy) is a Samoyed that isn’t afraid to get his paws dirty. The breed require quite a bit of grooming to maintain the health and quality of their coats. Pillow’s humans have this done to a tee with his coat looking lush despite his love of mud (see above!).
11) Sally The Fluffy Samoyed (@scotlandwithfluffywolf) – 31,900 followers
Heading to Scotland, we’ve got Sally The Fluffy Samoyed (@scotlandwithfluffywolf) up next on our list of social stars. This Scottish Samoyed can be found exploring the country’s many beauty spots. Sally has a simple motto: take only photos and leave only paw prints. The eco-warrior pup has nearly 32,000 followers – and it’s easy to see why when you combine this regal pup with majestic Scotland.
10) Roshe (@run.roshe.run) – 32,800 followers
Moving back across the Atlantic Sea, we’ve got a Canadian-based Samoyed on our list. Roshe (@run.roshe.run) clearly relishes the chance to pose in the snow in Alberta, Canada. He describes himself as half bear, half Samoyed. When he’s not brightening up the feeds of his near 33,000 followers, Roshe is a bunny poop connoisseur and treat boss.
9) Lambeau (@lambeauthederpking) – 33,400 followers
Staying in Canada, let’s check out Lambeau (@lambeauthederpking) from Vancouver. Pretty fly for a white guy, this Derp King has quite the sense of humour. No surprise that he’s got over 33,000 fans following his daily adventures. He knows a thing or two about football – too. Lambeau is a Green Bay Packers fan!
8) Harley (@samoyedharley) – 38,700 followers
Our first English Samoyed, Harley (@samoyedharley) is close to the 40,000 follower milestone. It’s little surprise as Harley is a pup who knows how to strike a pose. Looking to spread happiness and love, Harley turns seven in May 2019. Samoyeds can live between 12 and 15 years, so the good news is Harley will brighten your Instagram feed for years to come.
7) Dallas (@samoyeddallas) – 48,000 followers
Don’t be fooled by the name, Dallas (@samoyeddallas) isn’t living in Texas but Vancouver, Canada. Proving that the Canadian city is something of a hotbed for Samoyeds, Dallas loves to pose for a dog selfie – or two. Samoyeds are smart dogs and Dallas lives up to that reputation with his chic eye-ware.
6) Isla and Finley the Two Happy Samoyeds (@isla.and.finley.samoyed) – 58,000 followers
What’s better than one Samoyed? Two, of course! Isla and Finley (@isla.and.finley.samoyed) are two happy Samoyeds loving life in Melbourne, Australia. They’re a mother and son double act that like Melbourne’s beaches and peanut butter, while they’re realm includes the couch. They’ve got one simple motto for the 58,000-strong following: spread the flove!
5) Simba (@simba.thesamoyed) – 62,500 followers
Proving that Samoyeds really are popular amongst Aussies, Simba (@simba.thesamoyed) is based in Sydney, Australia. This Samoyed recently campaigned to raise money to end cruelty against dogs. If that wasn’t enough of a reason to follow this Samoyed with a cause like over 62,500 other people, his beautiful beach photos should convince you to hit the follow button.
4) Carl (@carlthesammy) – 62,800 followers
Carl (@carlthesammy) is a full-time cloud, part-time Samoyed. Based in LA, Carl has already accumulated a following of nearly 63,000 social media users despite celebrating his first birthday in February. It’s not really surprise given he seems to be quite the character judging by his 568-plus photos.
3) Melker (@samoyedmelker) – 108,000 followers
Moving into six figures, we’ve got Melker (@samoyedmelker) next up on our list. This Swedish Samoyed will bowl you over with beautiful photos of the country’s natural beauty. You’ll find this Swedish floof exploring the countryside or posing next to a beautiful collection of flowers.
2) Ghost (@ghost_the_samoyed) – 374,000 followers
With Game Of Thrones over and Ghost out of our lives for the foreseeable future, Ghost (@ghost_the_samoyed) can provide your fill of white dogs. A fluffy cloud of love, this pooch is based in Norway, completing our Scandinavian set of Samoyeds. Ghost is quite the singer, championing the woo-woo sound that is associated with the breed.
1) Maya The Samoyed (@mayapolarbear) – 1.5 million followers
If you’re looking for the biggest Samoyed social star, look no further than Maya (@mayapolarbear). Living in Germany, she likes to explore the country’s many scenic spots. When Maya isn’t out and about, she’s putting smiles on the faces of her 1.5m followers on Instagram.