ANIMALS

Liam Rice And His Dog Inspired The Cutest ‘Twinning’ Trend, And The Photos Are Adorable

Date March 20, 2018

Pet owners all around the world know how after spending enough time with your little friend, you basically end up emulating each other, whether it's intentional or not. I know, I do.

Selfies of Liam Rice and Luna started the Twitter trend.

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It all started when Liam Rice, an animal care officer, tweeted out a series of selfies with his husky Luna, who has a habit of copying his facial expressions.

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People loved these pictures, so they decided to try the same with their pets. He has 2-year-old Luna and five cats.

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The proud dad revealed that Luna loves posing and is not afraid to show it.

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Rice never imagined that he would have Luna following the loss of his first pet, Jack.

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Liam never pictured sitting on the viral throne with Luna. It was just five years ago when he thought he would never have another pet again following the loss of his first furry companion, Jack, a cross between a collie and retriever whom he had had since he was three years old.

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But when a family friend visited with Luna, Rice couldn't say no. "As soon as I saw her I knew she was coming home with me", he said.

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Lots of people are still trying to create their 'twinning' photos with their pets.

The adorable photo shoot sent to pet owners all over Twitter scrambling to put similar pictures, and the results were lovely.

Liam Rice's tweet received over 214 thousand retweets and more than 576 thousand likes. Now, these are the kind of viral trends we can get behind!

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