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

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

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

7. The most adorable travelling King Charles

8. The climbing cat with a real penchant for adventure

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9. Dogs that hike

10. The wandering wolfdog exploring the beauty of Colorado

11.The pug with seriously strong posing game

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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

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