Adorable dog goes viral for his resemblance to hairy man and Star Wars character

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Kokoro the toy poodle has grabbed the internet by its heartstrings. (PHOTO: TWITTER/@keatxngrant)
Kokoro the toy poodle has grabbed the internet by its heartstrings. (PHOTO: TWITTER/@keatxngrant)

If this is not the most irresistible thing you’ve seen on the internet all year, well then, you’re welcome to promote your own viral sensation of adorable puppy cuteness!

This good boy is Kokoro, a toy poodle from Japan, and quite possibly the fluffiest, most huggable and most lovable doggie in the world this week. As an added bonus, his cutie-patootie little face looks almost, well, human.

Twitter user @keatxngrant shared snaps of the delightful little pooch in a post which has been liked more than 120 000 times and has received more than 30 000 retweets and comments. “I thought Twitter deserved to see this fluffy dog,” he wrote.

Enamoured by Kokoro, many people pointed out his similarity to the Ewoks, the heroic warrior teddy bear creatures from Star Wars, and that his fluffy fur looks a lot like the curly perm sported by the late artist Bob Ross.

“That's a bear, or a really hairy man,” said one tweet, while others echoed that sentiment, saying, “This dog is out there, looking like Bob Ross, and life is better for it”.

Now that Kokoro has melted the hearts of thousands, people are flocking to his Instagram page, where he has more than 158 000 followers.

Toy poodles are the smallest version of their breed, and famously fluffy which makes them instantly adorbs. They are an intelligent, active, and social breed which require lot of care and grooming. They can grow up to 28cm tall, and usually weight up to about 2,7 kilograms.

Sources: The Sun, Twitter, Daily Star, Instagram,

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