Artist Draws Pets of Instagram and Shares Their Stories

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“I love animals,” Charllotte Ashlie, the author of these adorable illustrations, says. “They can teach us so much about life. And I believe that just like humans, every animal has a story to tell. In this Dollgift_petstory series, I pick random pets (holding their favorite toy, food, or rainbow) from my Instagram followers list to draw and share their stories with the world.”

Each of her illustrations shares a unique story of love and hope, along with the simple joys of everyday life. You can follow Charllotte on Instagram to see more of her work.

Don’t forget to scroll right for original photos on which the illustrations were based.

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Hello, my name is Smudge. I am nearly deaf but momma says I can still hear the sound of a cheese wrapper. She likes to call me an old lady. Silly mom, I looks nowhere near old. I think I can still pass off as a puppy with my adorable underbite. I can almost always get away with anything with this face too! ☺️☺️☺️ Now, has you got cheese in your bag? 🧀 @nightowly . . Every now and then, I’ll randomly pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your picture #dollgift_petstory to get notice! All animals are welcome. 💜 . Please get in touch if your pet is drawn and you’d like to purchase the drawing as print or on merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #dog #design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #whimsical #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #dachshund

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Hello, my name is Donald aka Donnie (although momma loves to call me her marshmallow alien piggy). 🐷 She said I’m the neediest dog on earth – I follow her around the house and cries whenever she's busy. But that’s only because I love her and wants to be around her all the time. I had terrible skin condition which requires expensive diet/medication and extensive care. I don’t even know what that means.. I only know momma takes good care of me so my skin is so much better now. My momma’s an earth Angel; she not only saved me and gave me a home, she rescued many other animals so I have many brothers/sisters to play with! I love Norman the most. He always lets me sit on him.. sometimes I fart on him and he's okay with it too.☺️💜✨ @lady_and_her_tramps . . —————————————— Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get notice (your account has to be public so I can see it)! 💜 Please get in touch if your pet is drawn and you’d like to purchase the drawing as a print or on merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. . . . Send me a message if you would like to commission a portrait. . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #dog#design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #whimsical #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #seniordog #adoptdontshop #pitbull #pitbullsofinstagram #rescuedanimals

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Hello, my name is Maddy. Sometimes people mistake me for a little cow because of my spots. 🐮 At certain angle, I may even look like I‘m wearing a cardigan. I am special like that. ☺️ I was an ex-breeding dog; forced to have litter after litter only to have my babies taken away from me to be sold for hooman profit. But I still love and trust people because I believe there are good hoomans, just like my momma who rescued me and showed me love. Momma said I’m the sweetest and kindest dog. She’s the best too! 💜 I love my family so much. But grandma hasn’t been feeling well lately.. will you guys pray for her to get well soon, please? Thank you. 😘 —————————————— @momofsevendogs Sorry if this is not perfect. I had a very hard time finding photos and trying to guess her coat underneath. 😩 If you would send me a photo, I’ll correct it. 💜 . . —————————————— Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get notice (your account has to be public so I can see)! 💜 Please get in touch if your pet is drawn and you’d like to purchase the drawing as a print or on merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. . . . Send me a message if you would like to commission a portrait. 🤩 . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #whimsical #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #adoptdontshop #rescuedanimals #dachshund #dachshundofinstagram #puppy #puppies #puppiesofinstagram

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Commission portrait of Ginny. Ginny has a very special coat and sweet face. But I find the most unique part of her features are her ears. Look at those adorably odd ears. 😍 Thank you for your support @momofsevendogs 🦄💜 . . If you would like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . Alternatively, you can also follow my account. Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. You can hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get notice. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as these! . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #design #drawing #artoftheday #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #adoptdontshop #rescuedanimals #puppy #dachshund#dachshundsofinstagram #seniordog

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Hello, my name is Odie. Don’t look for my eyes because I have none. Something so bad must have happened that made me go blind years ago. 💔 Momma said I was shut down when she first met me. I don’t know what that means but I would become scared and aggressive when touched or jolted awake in terror when I slept. She said I came a long long way to my happy and trusting self today. I don’t remember my past and I don’t think it matters anymore. I am safe and very loved with sister Gracie now. If ‘Love is blind’, I must have given it a whole new meaning? ☺️💕 Thank you for saving us, momma. Now we get to share our stories with the world and hopefully more good people like our momma will rescue our friends too! 💜 @odieseyes . ._________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. . If you would like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art#illustration #doodle #animal #dog #design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #whimsical #petportrait #portrait #dog#pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #adoptdontshop #rescuedanimals #shitzu #shitzusofinstagram #shitzulovers #puppy #puppies #puppiesofinstagram

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Hello, my name is Roxy and I’m a Pit Bull. I look like I’m wearing black leggings from side angle, isn’t that cute? ☺️ Can someone explain to me why are people so afraid of us and banned us from many places? I know some of my brothers and sisters may look ‘fierce’ but we are be extremely loyal, loving and sweet too. My momma adopted me when I was a little nugget and she still calls me that years later, so I believe I’m very very special! Sometimes I would bring my toy to momma when she is working on her computer to remind her to take a break. I would also jumped onto the table to give her kisses when she comes home from outside. ☺️💕 I wish everyone would give my brothers and sisters a chance to be their little nuggets too. ✨ . You can follow Roxy @sweetxjane for more cuteness! . ._________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. 10% of the profit will support animal welfare groups. 😍 . . If you’d like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #dog #design #drawing #artoftheday #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #petportrait #portrait #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #pitbull #pitbullpuppy #pitbullsofinstagram #pitbulls #puppy #pitbulllove #dogs #pitbulladvocate #adoptdontshop

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I must be out of my mind to miss out Pete’s wings yesterday! 😱 Omg this is unforgivable. I’m so sorry Pete. 😫 Here you go sweet angel, fly free! 👼🏻🌈 Remember to come back to visit your momma and wife often! 💕 Tribute to Pete in my previous post. 🌟 @peter_parker_and_harry_osborn @therealdaisylou . . _________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. 😍 . If you’d like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art#illustration#doodle #animal #dog#design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky#creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog#petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals#luckydraw #giveaway #puppy #puppies#puppiesofinstagram #dachshund#dachshundsofinstagram#rescuedogsofinstagram #rescuedog#adoptdontshop

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Hello, my name is Chewie the little Chihuahua. My momma named me after Chewbacca because she said I made noises like a Wookie.. Does she means cookie? I love cookies!🍪 And pizza!!! 🍕 Momma says I can be a little bossy sometimes – I bite her toes when I don’t get my own way. But I also help undo her shoelaces when she gets home from work, I can be sweet like that. ☺️ I’m still a baby so I don’t have many hobbies yet beside eating, walkies in the park and sleeping. I think I'll be a big boy when I turn one next month! Will you celebrate my birthday with me? 🎂💕 . You can follow little Chewie’s adventure @chewie_the_wookie_ . . _________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. 😍 . If you’d like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration#doodle #animal #dog #design #drawing #artoftheday #quirky #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #puppy #puppies #puppiesofinstagram #chihuahua #chihuahuasofinstagram #chihuahuaoftheday

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Hello, my name is Molly (or Moo). I’m a long-haired dachshund who enjoys cuddles and ringing my potty bell incessantly for attention. If that doesn’t work, I put my toys right where momma is working (swipe left to see where I left them! 😌). I also let her knows it’s meal time by placing my toy in my food bowl. I’m such a good girl. ☺️ I have a sister, Banana Pancakes who is just as cute as I am. She has different ways of getting attention though – peeing on the floor and stealing daddy's toothbrush out of his travel case. I love my family. ☺️💜 . You can follow Molly and Banana Pancakes antics @mollyandherbanana . . _________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. 😍 . If you’d like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #dog #design #drawing #artoftheday #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydo#petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #puppy #puppies #puppiesofinstagram #dachshund #dachshundsofinstagram #doxie

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Hello, my name is Lucky. I was abandoned but became the luckiest dog when I found my furever home in 2011! ☺️ I had the most amazing life any dog can ever ask for. My momma loved me to the moon and back – I don’t really know what that mean but I felt it with all my heart. ❤️ I earned my wings and returned to heaven two years ago but I’d never forget the wonderful memories we shared. Momma used to say I changed her life in so many ways, well, she changed mine too when she gave me a second chance at life. I know she misses me badly and still talks to me everyday. I just want her to know I heard her, I’m never far away. Her birthday is coming so I’d like to wish her a very blessed birthday. 🎂 I love you, momma. Thank you for your unconditional love, we’ll meet again someday, Lucky promise. 💕 @_mynameislucky . _________________________ Every now and then, I’ll pick a pet to draw from my list of followers. Follow me and hashtag your photo #dollgift_petstory to get noticed. Please make sure your account setting is set to public in order for me to see it. If your pet is chosen, you may purchase the portrait as a print or a wide range of merchandise such as t-shirts, phone cases, pillows etc. 😍 . If you’d like to order a portrait, please go to my website – www.mydollgift.com or drop me a message. Don’t forget to enter code word STAR444 to enjoy a 10% discount! ✨ . . . . . #dollgift_petstory #dollgift #art #illustration #doodle #animal #design #drawing #artoftheday #creative #cute #cartoon #ilovemydog #petportrait #portrait #dog #pet #animals #luckydraw #giveaway #puppy #puppies #poodle #rescuedog #rescueanimals #adoptdontshop #poodleofinstagram #poodleofig #instadog

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