This dog is an adventure superstar on Instagram

Loki the Wolfdog has taken the internet by storm just by looking epic in outdoor locations.
Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog looks out over a river
That's one good-looking dog © Kelly Lund
By Alison Mann

Loki the three-year-old Wolfdog has a huge social media following, and has better adventures than most humans. He’s got more than 400,000 Instagram followers and the latest YouTube video he stars in has over one million views and growing. One photo of the Colorado-based dog lounging in a hammock gathered 50,000 likes on Instagram, so what makes him so popular?

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His owner Kelly takes Loki on all his outdoor adventures

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog gets a bear hug from his owner Kelly Lund
That's love right there © Kelly Lund

Communication with the man himself proved difficult, so his owner Kelly Lund told us why he thinks Loki has got so many fans.

“People like dogs” 

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog looks out of a tent
Nice life for Loki © Kelly Lund

“You know, I think he’s relatable – people like dogs,” says Kelly. “He’s pretty special; he’s a low content wolf dog, his dad was a wolf dog, and he has a unique personality.”

Loki garners thousands of likes for every picture

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog licks the face of his owner Kelly Lund
Bromance? © Kelly Lund

“I think everyone enjoys seeing the outdoors and our adventures,” says Kelly. “Something along the lines of our latest YouTube video, it’s relatable. I think people enjoy seeing the relationship Loki and I have.”

“I think people enjoy seeing the relationship Loki and I have”

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog relaxes in a hammock
Loki relaxes in a hammock © kelly Lund

The Instagram account featuring Loki started in November 2013 and has grown since. But it was the picture of him lounging in the hammock that really attracted him to people.

Kelly's friends told him he should give Loki his own instagram account

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog and his owner Kelly Lund admire the view
Kelly and Loki © Kelly Lund

Kelly started the account after filling his own account with photos of Loki - and his friends said he should give the dog his own account.

The pair go camping in the Rocky Mountains

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog relaxes by a campfire
Loki relaxing by a campfire © Kelly Lund

Kelly explained: "People would give me a hard time, saying I needed to start one for him. I was in Wyoming and took some cool shots and thought 'now's the time to do it!'"

Loki enjoys his treks around Colorado

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog and friend take in the scenery
Loki has a friend join one of his adventures © Kelly Lund

The pair spend a lot of time on Colorado trekking and camping in the Rocky Mountains. But the pair have also visited the North West of America, Nevada and Texas.

Kelly takes Loki with him on his adventures

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog relaxes in a hammock with his owner Kelly Lund
Loki and Kelly take a nap © Kelly Lund

Kelly says the popularity of the instagram page has given him a reason to work on his photography skills. He says: I'm in no way a professional photographer - I just have a good looking dog people like to see pictures of!"

"I just have a good looking dog people like to see pictures of!"

Instagram star Loki the Wolfdog crosses a river
Loki crossing a river © Kelly Lund

And you’ll be glad to know that fame hasn’t gone to Loki’s head. Kelly says: “He is oblivious. We’re not in the public too much! He just lives his life with me and does what I do.”

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