Dog Saved From Rescue Centre Now Jets Around The World

An adorable little dog who once lived in a rescue centre is now travelling the world with his owners, who have turned him into an Instagram star.


And if all of that wasn't quite cute enough for you, the dog has the rather incredible name Jonathan Warren.

The little chihuahua has travelled across Europe, including stops in France, Italy and Spain, and he's been to Canada.

Jonathan usually lives in New York with his owners Amanda Klecker, 31, and her husband Jeremy Warren, 37, but has been to eight countries so far and it looks as though he's got plenty of adventures ahead of him.

Little Jonathan has got the travel bug. Credit: Caters
Little Jonathan has got the travel bug. Credit: Caters

Amanda said: "I travel a lot with work and now only fly with airlines that allow dogs in cabin as Jonathan loves the window seat.

"He loves being on planes, trains and in cars. He likes to cuddle up in his bag or on our laps, and just hang out with us.

"He has never had an accident or shown the need to go to the bathroom while he's on the flight. I think he just knows the drill and likes to kick back and relax while we're in the air.

He has been to eight countries, including Italy. Credit: Caters
He has been to eight countries, including Italy. Credit: Caters

"We love bringing him to Europe because everywhere is so dog-friendly, he gets to experience everything with us from dining out or sunbathing on a rooftop pool.

"We want to show him the world, not just because he was once destined to only see the inside of a cage, but because we know sharing his adventures can help eliminate the negative stigma surrounding shelter animals and help shed a positive light on adoptable pets."

The couple have said they will no longer go away with their furry friend - and who can blame him when he's looking like this in photos?

The dog has become an Instagram star. Credit: Caters
The dog has become an Instagram star. Credit: Caters

"We both love taking Jonathan on holiday with us," Amanda added. "And he loves it too, when he sees our suitcases, he sulks until he sees his and then he gets excited.

"He prances around, and this makes us more excited for the trip. We could never leave him behind knowing how much he enjoys his holidays, it's so important to us to take him with us."

Jonathan has an impressive 16,000 followers over on his Instagram page - @jonathanwarrenofficiall - and it's all a far cry from his days in the rescue centre, where he lived before being adopted when he was one.

Speaking about the first time she and Jonathan met, Amanda said: "I first saw him at a dog shelter in Connecticut and I instantly fell in love.

Globe-trotting Jonathan has 16,000 followers on his Instagram. Credit: Caters
Globe-trotting Jonathan has 16,000 followers on his Instagram. Credit: Caters

"I could see all his ribs and the bones in his spine, and his long thin legs looked even longer by comparison with his tiny body!

"But I still thought he was the most handsome little man and fell in love immediately.

"His name in the shelter was Johnny but I could tell right away that he was more of a Jonathan as he is very prim and proper.

"He crosses his legs and gives you the look with his eyes and you know he is judging you.

He's travelled the US, Canada and Europe. Credit: Caters
He's travelled the US, Canada and Europe. Credit: Caters

"At one point, he was going to be a dog who had only ever seen a cage and then dies - but now he is living the dream.

"He instantly adapted to the high life on the Upper East Side in Manhattan - he was meant to be here!"

Featured Image Credit: Caters

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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