If there was ever a perfect pairing on Instagram, it's travel and pets. You might look at a landscape and think: yes, that is beautiful. But it's still missing something. Sometimes it takes a fluffy friend to give an image that real awe (or aww) factor.

From climbing cats to daring dogs, Instagram plays the visual home to some of the most intrepid and adorable animals out there. Here are some of our favourites...

1. One man and his dog who will melt your heart

 

2. Another man and his dog (and their truck)

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I've never camped at 13,000 feet but it felt like I was on the moon

A post shared by Theron Humphrey (@thiswildidea) on Sep 20, 2015 at 8:06am PDT

 

 

3. Dogs in tents

4. The intrepid Australian Shepherd who seriously knows how to pose

5. The high-flying feline who loves showing off his luxury lifestyle

6. Two loveable retrievers and their adventures in Canada

 

A photo posted by Gracie The Lab & Monty GRT (@graciethelabrador) on Aug 27, 2015 at 4:29pm PDT

7. The most adorable travelling King Charles

8. The climbing cat with a real penchant for adventure

A photo posted by Craig Armstrong (@pechanga) on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:36pm PDT

9. Dogs that hike

10. The wandering wolfdog exploring the beauty of Colorado

11.The pug with seriously strong posing game

A photo posted by Jeremy Veach (@jermzlee) on Jul 21, 2015 at 8:46pm PDT

12. The travelling Chihuahua who loves to see the big sights

13. The pair of pooches who love to have fun in the sun

A photo posted by Max & Louise (@max_et_louise) on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:57am PDT

Follow Rough Guides on Instagram for stunning travel images – and the occasional cute animal in the wild!

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