Have you ever heard of Milkshake? How could you miss it?
Milkshake is a rare pink pug and the pup is an Instagram celebrity. Get ready for an adventure full of pink stuff, glamour, and fancy details.
The pup is one of less than a hundred pink pugs. Milkshake has attracted the attention of millions of people, and you can’t just ignore his pink nose and blue eyes!
First, let’s go through some fun facts.
1.Milkshake lacks pigmentation, and there’s probably an albino pug in the family tree.
2.Maria, 33, knew that Milkshake was the real pet for her. He was just 10 weeks at the time, and the cute pup traveled all the way to Canary Wharf, London.
Maria said, “ he is very rare. At the time, I think Milkshake was one of 30 in the world but there have been a few litters. There’s no more than 100 worldwide.”
3.Maria is a marketing manager and she made an account for her pup.
“Milkshake is the most famous pink pug on social media. His Instagram started just as a bit fun but straight away he got such a positive response.
A lot of people messaged me saying they’d had a bad day and seeing Milkshake really cheered them up which encouraged me to post more. His following just kept getting bigger and bigger.
He gets recognized all the time, everywhere we go – not just in London but in different cities too.”
4.Milkshake has thousands of followers on Instagram (93K).
5.Maria said that Milkshake “is not actually albino – he just has the coloring so he doesn’t suffer from any sight loss or hearing loss. He’s a happy healthy boy.”
6.The pink pug is friendly, happy, quirky and “spoiled.” Yes, that’s how Maria describes her pup.
7.They go everywhere together, and Maria even takes him to work. They get a spa treatment once a week.
8.Do you know that Milkshake has his nails done regularly? Maria dresses him up for photosessions, and he sure loves his chicken.
9.Milkshake likes to sleep on Maria’s head, and he snores. Maria doesn’t mind any of that as long as he sleeps like a baby.
10.The proud owner takes the pug to national dog shows, and Milkshake also works with a personal trainer.
11.Milkshake enjoys all the attention he gets, and his fans even send gift. “At Christmas, he gets more gifts that I could ever dream of getting.”
12.One of the “fans” met Milkshake and said he was “star-struck.”