Golden Retriever Spreads Love In New York With Free Hugs For All

She spreads so much joy, she's like the Taylor Swift of dogs.

There's something about a hug that can make even the sturdiest defensive social barriers melt away... and when they're coming from a dog, well, frankly even the coldest winter heart doesn't stand a chance. Well, in New York City, there's a 5-year-old Golden Retriever who is doing just that: melting hearts, one doggie hug at a time. 

Her name is Louboutina – yes, after Christian Louboutin – and, according to the Huffington Post, she can be found hanging out on a street corner in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, giving hugs and posing for pictures. 

Like any brand-savvy canine in Manhattan, she also has an Instagram account standing at 145,000 strong... and counting. Here are some of our favorite posts from the lovable Loubie.


Even if you can't make it to NYC for a Loubie-hug, you can follow Loubutina on Instagram.


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