Pets have been working alongside their humans for centuries, but recently have they begun to make a name for themselves. From movies and guest appearances to full-fledged jobs, pets are becoming more and more successful every day. The days of leaving our pets at home are over.

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Cooking with Badger – A classically trained chef and golden retriever

Badger is a pawsonal chef and rising social media star, thanks to his culinary skills and cooking videos.

The jet-set life of Chester – Penguin and professional actor

Chester is a penguin that can fly. Fly private, that is. And he's just wrapped filming his first starring role in Italy. NBD.

Koda The Fluff is a Therapy Dog Hugging it Out One Person at a Time

Koda The Fluff is rolling in with a mission to bring happiness. The pint-sized fluff is accomplishing massive dreams, influencing for the better, and looking sleek in her red convertible while doing it. As a founding member of the non-profit organization Smiles Fur Miles, Inc., Koda is much more than your typical therapy dog.

Alvin the Mini Horse Guinness World Record holder: The power of positivity

Alvin is a mini horse holding the Guinness World Record for The Fastest 5m on hind legs by a horse in 16.70 seconds. He may not look like it, but Alvin is also a bit of a celebrity on social media too, with hundreds of thousands of followers. Introducing Alvin is a mini horse, Guinness World Record holder @playlovelearn Alvin is now a Guinness World Record holder 🏆 See our full announcement video on Instagram for more information about his world record! 🥰 #superponyalvin ♬ original sound – playlovelearn What’s the key to Alvin’s success?

An otter and two pandas praised for predicting World Cup 2022 match winners

Taiyo the otter and giant pandas Thuraya and Suhail have successfully predicted several FIFA World Cup matches.

Officer Magic: A Mini Therapy Horse Joins The Force (video)

When you think of police horses, you probably think large and in charge. Officer Magic tries the opposite approach to help his community.

Truffles The Kitty: Helping Kids feel Comfortable about their Glasses

Truffles the Kitty is a rescue cat with an interesting job–helping kids feel comfortable about their glasses. As a little kitten, her mom, Danielle Crull, thought it would be a cute trick for Truffles to wear fun frames. Danielle Crull also happens to be an optician so securing unique frames was no hassle.

Teddy The Shetland is a Pony with Fur All Over and a Calming Presence

Teddy the Shetland is a pony with fur all over and a calming presence. He was adopted by Alice Goring, of Surrey, England, who got Teddy as a companion for her other horses. Alice is an event rider and Teddy was a calming presence for her larger cousins.

Meet Magnus, The Therapy Dog Who’s Bringing Joy To The Terminally Ill

Meet Magnus The Therapy Dog! He’s been bringing joy to terminally ill patients for years. His owner, Brian Benson, has started an online account for “virtual” therapy to help people smile and cope with the pandemic.

Meet Reas the Whippet, America’s fastest dog!

After coming in first last year, Reas the Whippet successfully defended his title after winning the Fast CAT competition at the 2022 Fastest Dogs USA. And Reas wasn’t born and star and actually started from the bottom. He was the last puppy to find a human after his four siblings four years ago.