When it comes to our goals we are told to reach for the stars, but for nine-year-old Gideon Kidd his goal is to reach for a dog. Yes, Gideon is on a quest to pet as many dogs as he can and has already pet over 300 cuddly canines. He began documenting this mission in 2016 on his blog I’ve Pet That Dog, but it wasn’t until he joined Twitter that he became an internet hit. He told Vice that it was his mom’s suggestion to join the social media site. Only a month into Twitter, Gideon already has 41.7K followers - I guess mother’s really do know best. Gideon’s followers not only get to see pictures of this dog lover with his fluffy new friends, but read descriptions. Each dog is given a photo profile with their age, breed and quirky personality description. Gideon shared on his website that his favorite dog breed is a Chihuahua and that he is even a member of a Chihuahua fan club. If you’re like this nine-year-old and are looking for some furry affection Gideon has advice: “If you put your hand under their nose, you can let them sniff you. He’ll bark and growl if he doesn’t want you to pet him. If he does want you to pet him, he’ll come to you happily.” Check out Gideon with some of his adorable new friends below and don't forget to up-vote your faves.

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Veronica Brooke 1 year ago

Great idea! I wish I was this creative!

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justagirl 1 year ago

aww this is such a sweet idea! I love it.

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layne 1 year ago

Gideon's passion & dog knowledge is quite impressive. Collies are well known for being very alert, smart herding type working dogs. And the famous Lady appears to be very smart, sensitive & sweet all together indeed!

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Patti Brock 1 year ago

best one yet <3

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

I had a Husky named Dave, he was literally the best dog/friend I have ever had in my lifetime.

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Taryn Wallace 1 year ago

I also have a chug that looks like a little summer sausage and I love him dearly!!!!

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Lina S. 1 year ago

So sweet!

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

What a great wedding gift!!

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Leah Curtis 1 year ago

lol, look at the jealous dog in the background!

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layne 1 year ago

He looks so friendly & very happy. Bet he makes a great playmate.

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Sophster 1 year ago

gr8 for when u keep losing ur pheasant!

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Heather Kong 1 year ago

Etta seems concerned about something:)

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

I live in ERIE, Illinois!!!

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ALIYAH ALLEN 1 year ago

so cute!

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The Laugh Fan 1 year ago

They're all lovely photos but this was looks full of joy.

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My O My 1 year ago

Now I'm imagining Rosie bouncing along the pavement on her walk

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Good owner.

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ALIYAH ALLEN 1 year ago

awww!

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Cute!

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Ellen 1 year ago

Cute style, kid!

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Erin Sheppard 1 year ago

Looks like Frank from Men In Black. lol

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adoracat 1 year ago

That's a lovely way to socialize a dog!

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Great smile. The dog. The kid too, but look at that dog smile.

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Hamlets twin 1 year ago

aww I miss my parents Jack Russel. His name was Kramer (because he had crazy hair) and since both my dad and step mom were disabled whenever I would visit I'd take him on long walks. He loved them and would pass out with a great big smile when we got back home.

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Jörg Zingler 1 year ago

Good for the bears ;)

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Caitlin Smith 1 year ago

That dog is just so happy about this situation.

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Caitlin Smith 1 year ago

No, that's a dog

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Caitlin Smith 1 year ago

"I'm as tall as small human now <3"

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