This Big Apple celeb won’t mind if you give her a hug on the street.
A 5 1/2-year-old golden retriever has been garnering media attention — and Instagram fame — for the hugs she gives out as she and her owner walk around Chelsea.
And the first #hug of #2017 goes to….my chubby daddy!!! F436??F474F3FD
A photo posted by Louboutina (Loubie) (@louboutinanyc) on Jan 1, 2017 at 7:10pm PST
Loubie, short for Louboutina, first started “hugging” passersby a few years ago, after learning how to shake hands and stand on her hind legs, her owner Cesar Fernandez-Chavez said.
Rise Up and Shine like a F48E!!! F497F4AAF3FCF497
A photo posted by Louboutina (Loubie) (@louboutinanyc) on Jan 21, 2017 at 12:40pm PST
Fernandez-Chavez started an Instagram account after a photo he took of her hugging actor Gerard Butler blew up on his Facebook page, he said.
Loubie with actor Gerard Butler. (Courtesy of Cesar Fernandez-Chavez)
“[Loubie] just happened to be holding hands with …