Meet Tinkerbelle, from rescue dog to celebrity influencer

We love inspiring stories, especially when they have a happy ending and involve our four-legged friends. This time, our pet of the week is none other than the famous influencer dog tinkerbelleand while she’s known for having a fabulous lifestyle, walking red carpets, being a model, an actress, and even honored with an Emmy Award nomination in 2019, she also comes from very humble beginnings.

© Tinkerbelle on Instagram

This adorable pup was abandoned at a local shelter on Long Island when she was 9 months old, and after enduring terrible circumstances of her brutal and abusive upbringing, it was quite difficult for Tinkerbelle to interact and connect with the humans.

Her owner, Sam Carrell, revealed she was “scared and shaking” when they first met, but they had an instant connection and Tinkerbelle eventually found a loving home.

But a week later, her life would change forever, as she was catapulted to fame when Sam and Tinkerbelle met a talent agent who fell in love with her bubbly personality and charisma.

Tinkerbelle on Instagram© Tinkerbelle on Instagram

Since then, Tinkerbelle has become a global sensation, with over 750,000 combined followers, she has walked the runway at New York Fashion Week, gaining notoriety after starring in hundreds of commercials and meeting Hollywood stars and iconic singers. , including Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Halsey and Ariana Grande.

Tinkerbelle is also an amazing entrepreneur, partnering with many brands, such as Disney, Pixar, Netflix, Universal Pictures, Amazon, etc. Along with being recognized as a Webby Award Honoree, and becoming one of the Empire State Building’s Official Puppies.

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