*Editor's Note: This article was originally published in 2019...but our love for our fur babies is timeless.

Your fur baby at home could be the next VIRAL way to market your salon and services on social media. Try adding a #salondog in one of your salon photos (with you or with your clients) to get more ♥๏ธ's and comments.

Whether it’s including service dogs, your client’s precious pups or your employee’s wonderful woofers, dog-friendly salons are more common than ever. Salons around the nation are posting their favorite Instagram-worthy moments with man’s best friend every day, especially to the #salondog hashtag, which has close to 17K posts already.

The posts below are cute and creative ways to show off your salon, services...and your #salondog. See how these stylists and owners included their own #salondogs into their salon environments  whether they're simply lounging on a salon chair; next to a cut and color; or by a retail area — there's all kind of ideas.

Here are some creative ways your cute canine can also be your salon's best marketing tool and official #salonmascot! 

1. Lounging like nobody's business! 

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Just another day in the office๐Ÿพโœ‚๏ธ

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2. Looking fabulous while processing.

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No better feeling than 10,000 foils in your hair & your puppy on your lap โ™ก

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3. Lounging after a long day! 

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It’s been a crazy busy day today! ๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿผ‍โ™€๏ธ at least George got a little sit down. ๐Ÿคฃ

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4. Striking a pose next to the retail area.

5. Life's ruff...

6. Did somebody say...shampoo time???

7. If I sit realllll still...maybe I'll be invisible....(and a great way to show off your products!)

8. Why yes, I am the most interesting dog ever. Not to mention, I am the newest team member at Reverie Hair Loft!

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NEWEST TEAM MEMBER ๐ŸŽ‰ Everyone meet Ralph! The newest goodest boy joining the Reverie family ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸพIf you are afraid of dogs, let one of the stylists know, because he is here to stay :) he’s a very good boy with lots of love to give Did you know that our salon is pet friendly ?! As long as your woofer is well behaved, they are more than welcome to join you during your appointment, and of course they must get along with other dogs. Ralph can’t wait to meet you all ๐Ÿถ . . . . . . . **if they do their doody inside, you will be responsible to clean it up and there will be a fee ๐Ÿ’ฉ . . . . . . #dog #dogsofinstagram #salondog #goodboy #reveriemoncton #handsome โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €

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9. Add a #salondog to get people's attention for charity! 

10. When marketing your favorite product! 

11. This cut and color is so chic don't you think? YAAAS! 

12. Celebrating #likeaboss on National Boss's Day.

13. The caption says it all. 

14. Create a "take your dog to work" day!

15. Want a cute way to make a holiday announcement?

16. Dog + Logo = Perfection.

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Our little Ted came to visit us at the salon today! ๐Ÿฅฐ #cockerpoo #gold #ted #puppy #salondog ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

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17. #pinkhairdon'tcare all the way. Get your #salondogs to join in the holiday festivities! 

18. Just getting my weekly blowout! 

19. Primped, polished and ready for the day! 

20. A true example of a #salonmascot right here for this lash salon. 

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