Ed Sheeran is that you? Meet the singer's canine double that's sending the internet into overdrive

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This Lhasa apso and shih-tzu mix has been likened to Ed Sheeran. (PHOTO: Reddit/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
This Lhasa apso and shih-tzu mix has been likened to Ed Sheeran. (PHOTO: Reddit/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Talk about the shape of you. 

A delightful little mixed-breed mutt has become a social media sensation for its striking resemblance to British singer Ed Sheeran.

With his bucket-cut hair and pink nose, the canine – thought to be a mix between a Lhasa apso and a shih-tzu – it's being hailed as the Shivers hitmaker's doppelgänger

“This dog looks like Ed Sheeran,” someone said on social media. 

People also couldn't get enough of the pooch's penetrating, human-like eyes and perfect pout.

Ed Sheeran
The British singer has a four-legged canine doppelgänger. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

“The dog looks like someone photoshopped on human lips,” another says.

Yet another commented, “I’m unsettled. He’s seen my soul."

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While many agreed that he's the spitting image of Ed (31), others thought he bore a striking resemblance to actor Jake Gyllenhaal and business tycoon Richard Branson. 

“Looks more like [singer] Sia,” another added.

It seems social media users simply can't get enough of animals that look like humans. 

The internet went wild when Monmouth County SPCA in New Jersey, USA, posted a picture of an Oriental shorthair tabby cat named Corey who was looking for a home. 

“Tell me this cat at @TheMCSPCA doesn't look like Adam Driver,” someone commented.

Adam doppelganger
Tabby cat Corey is said to be actor Adam Driver’s double. (PHOTO: Twitter/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Soon after, Corey was adopted by Emily McCombs, who invited the Star Wars star to meet his lookalike.

“If he ever wants to come to meet his doppelgänger he’s welcome to,” Emily said.

“Corey has the exact opposite of Kylo Ren’s personality. He's the opposite of villainous.

“So many people have fallen in love with the way he looks, and obviously I did too, but once I got him home, it turns out he has the most amazing personality. He’s loving and sweet. He’s a supreme snuggler.”

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Last year, Amber West from Mississippi shared an image of her fur child, Dr Handsome, to a Facebook group for smiling dogs.

It wasn't long before users started commenting that the pooch was a dead ringer for actor Samuel L Jackson.

“Am I the only one seeing Samuel L Jackson in him? I expect him to call me a mofo any moment,” one person said.

Samuel L Jackson doppelganger
Dr Handsome is the spitting image of actor Samuel L Jackson. (PHOTO: Facebook/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

“This dog reminded me of Samuel L Jackson, think it's the smile,” another commented.

At first, Amber and her husband, Jordan, didn't see the likeness between their three-year-old pooch and the Pulp Fiction actor but now they can't unsee it. 

“I definitely do see the resemblance now everyone has mentioned it,” Jordan says.

“We've been told 'he's so human' a lot and we agree. He's the best boy.”

The couple rescued Dr Handsome from a local shelter.

"It really was love at first sight. We just couldn't resist him,” Amber says.


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