A "pawfect" golden retriever and pit bull puppy mix delights millions of TikTok fans

Cuteness has been sent into overdrive with an adorable golden retriever-pit bull puppy mix named Troy.

A golden retriever and a pit bull: this is roughly what the parents of the little dog Troy looked like (stock images).
A golden retriever and a pit bull: this is roughly what the parents of the little dog Troy looked like (stock images).  © tempusfugit/123rf und albertoclemares/123rf

Golden retrievers and a pit bulls are two very different breeds of dog, as most animal lovers know.

Yet, a mix between the two has made for an exciting and beloved puppy in Troy, a four-legged friend that has captivated TikTok and Instagram on the account TheGoldenPit.

In videos, the little golden-pit mix can be seen in silly situations: playing with a ball, taking a trip to the beach, and enjoying a doggy cake on his recent four-month birthday.

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Troy's look combines the rather short coat and ears of a pit bull with the happy grin of a Golden Retriever for some cuteness that's out of this world.

He's gotten viewers hooked and become a viral hit on TikTok, where his channel has more than 87,000 subscribers and climbing. His first and most popular video to date has more than 20 million views.

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Little Troy is only four months old, and looks like the sweetest pup!
Little Troy is only four months old, and looks like the sweetest pup!  © instagram.com/thegoldenpit

Among the clips of Troy, there are lots of comments from enthusiastic TikTok users who have fallen head over heels with the little guy. They include:

  • "This is the cutest dog I've ever seen."
  • "I love this puppy, I've been liking all your videos because he's so adorable."
  • "Does he happen to have any brothers that need a new home?"

One user also joked in reference to rapper Pitbull: "I was actually expecting a regular Golden Retriever to say 'Mr. Worldwide!'"

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Troy's owner said she adopted the mixed pup and regularly shares his adventures with new posts, so fans will have a lot more of Troy to enjoy in the future!

Cover photo: tempusfugit/123rf, albertoclemares/123rf und instagram.com/thegoldenpit

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