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Breeder Dumps Puppy In Shelter Because She Too Big and Now He's An World Famous Instagram Star

Breeder Dumps Puppy In Shelter Because She Too Big and Now He's An World Famous Instagram Star

A breeder felt this Pomeranian was way too big to sell little did he know he would become one of the most famous dogs in the world.

Every dog deserves a forever home with a loving family to call their own. However, a breeder decided that a Pomeranian named Bertram wasn't worth the effort since he felt the dog was far "too big to sell." However, little did this breeder realize that he had just made a huge mistake! That's because Bertram would go on to become one of the most famous dogs on the planet! You see, breeders typically follow precise guidelines and, based on those factors, determine the "value" of a dog. Since the Oklahoma-based breeder didn't think Bertram would fetch a good price, he dropped the 5-month old pup off at a local shelter, who placed him on the Petfinder website.

However, Kathy Grayson, an artist from New York City, wasn't long before the cute pup. Kathy owns her own art gallery known as "The Hole," and the New Yorker instantly fell head over heels with this adorable chocolate Pomeranian. Bertram's size was never even a consideration for her. Kathy shared with Bored Banda how she flew to Tulsa and drove all the way out to a small town to get him. For someone from New York, this kind of trip must have been quite the "adventure" as you could imagine.

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Once she arrived, she said the shelter was truly sad to see Bertram leave because everyone there had fallen in love with this adorable pup as well. Once back in New York, Bert, as he's affectionately called, would go on to work in his mom's gallery.

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And so she even started his own Instagram account, which currently enjoys a modest success of about 434,000 followers or so.

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Fans say Bert looks like a dog version of the beloved Paddington bear.

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And it's not hard to see the resemblance!

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On his Instagram, fans can keep up with Bert's daily life as they get their fix of "warm and fuzzies" from his adorable poses.

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He's also been to dozens of openings and art fairs in NYC, L.A., Miami, even once in the Hamptons. He's also been on shows like Rachael Ray!

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The pup has also traveled to Canada, D.C., and Seattle, to visit restaurants, clubs, bars, and once attended an opera!

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Bert's motto is "Happy to be included," and that's no exaggeration; Bert's one happy pup who knows he hit the lot with an amazing life that most humans would envy!

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You can also check out a stinking adorable video of Bert living the good life below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mZxXnt4pwg

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