A dog, a faithful, beloved pet canine. Depicted as a light-brown dog, of various breeds, in full profile on all fours facing left, with a long, curled tail held upright and pointed or floppy ears.
Apple and Facebook’s dogs resemble a reddish-brown Shiba Inu, a popular Japanese breed featured in the Doge meme. Google shows what appears to be a Beagle.
See also 🐩 Poodle and 🐶 Dog Face, whose applications may overlap. Some vendors implement the same or a similar dog in their 🦮 Guide Dog and 🐕🦺 Service Dog.
One of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.
Google and Facebook previously featured puppies with collars, Apple’s dog previously resembled an Akita Inu, another popular Japanese breed.
📅 Dog was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.