Zira and her corgi-mix sister, Ellie, love their trips to the supermarket. They are also incredibly popular on Instagram.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on March 5, 2021. It has since been updated.
There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who look at supermarket shopping as a chore, and then there are those who love nothing more than browsing through the lanes of the supermarket, even if it means you don't buy anything. If you fall into the latter category, we've found a dream companion for you — Zira, a little corgi mix puppy. Just one look at a picture of her at Target and you'll know what I mean. Zira is a sweet corgi mix and was only 4 months old when she was taken out on her first trip to Target by her human, Jesse Donovan. The pictures of Zira's trip were shared on Jesse Donovan's Instagram account and they're so wholesome. The images of Zira in a cart completely awestruck have gone viral on the internet.
Zira can be seen sitting inside the cart with her paws on the edge of the shopping cart. Her eyes alight with the fascination for this new world that's already going down as one of her favorite places. Jesse was surprised to see her new pup's face light up on entering the supermarket. She decided to capture the moment and share it with the world. “[Zira] reminded us so much of Rose from Titanic, the way she leaned against the front of the cart, looking out into the world of Target for the first time," Jesse told iHeartDogs. "We could tell she loved it so much.”
The other customers at Target at the same just couldn't get enough of Zira. “While we were turning a corner, this woman shopping saw her and freaked out," said Jesse. "She couldn’t stop going on and on about how cute Zira was. Zira just started licking her, and the woman loved it. She even picked Zira up and let her kiss her face!” Sadly, for Zira, and Jesse, they found out that Target wasn't pet friendly. In a post, she wrote, "Please be aware that Target stores are Service Animal Friendly only! We didn’t know Target wasn’t pet-friendly," Jesse also said she was hoping to spread awareness about service dog safety and pet-friendly stores.
Jesse Donovan's Instagram account is filled with pictures of her two dogs and no one's complaining. Zira and her corgi-mix sister, Ellie, are already mini-celebrities. The account has more than 40,000 followers. Zira also has her own Instagram account. Nothing excites Zira quite like shopping since her first trip to target back in 2018. Zira is also a regular visitor at Petsmart and features in an incredibly cute video moving her head from side to side, trying to take in all she can. Zira also featured in an Instagram ad for the pet store and it's so wholesome. Here are some amazing pictures from her shopping trips.