Meet Luna - aka: @basically_i_sleep on Instagram. The dog has developed an impressive following on Instagram.

Abbotsford pets of Instagram: Luna – aka: @basically_i_sleep

Learn more about the popular rescue dog that has developed online fame

This is part seven of an ongoing feature on Abbotsford pets with remarkable followings on Instagram. If you have a pet that you feel should be featured, send an email to

Account name: @basically_i_sleep

Animal type: Dog

Followers: 1,582

Posts: 100

Q: When did you get your pet?

A: June 16, 2016

Q: Why did you decide to start the Instagram account?

A: It started as a joke. Luna is very lazy.I said to my friend Monica I was going to start an account about Luna. It’s going to just be an account about a dog that sleeps.

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Just trying my best to look cute over here. @dogs_io #dogsio22

A post shared by Luna (@basically_i_sleep) on

Q: What do you think makes the account so popular?

A: Luna is a rescue from Mexico and I promote rescue. I have connected with other rescues and have built a base on that.

Q: What do you want to achieve with the account?

A: To help build more awareness around adoption and rescue. Get more animals out of the shelters and into homes.

Q: What is your favourite part of running the account?

A: I get to pretend to be a dog. Joking. It’s been talking to and connecting with amazing people with the same values as I have about animal welfare.

Author’s note – Responses were generated by Deb the owner of the dog.

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