A bulldog named Bogart loves to stick his head through the fence, so his owners painted costumes around the holes

  • A bulldog in Denmark started going viral after someone filmed him staring through a painted fence. 
  • The owners painted a crown with a royal robe and a jester hat so it would be funny when their dogs poked their heads through the holes in the fence. 
  • They also told Insider they have plans to paint another costume since they have one other hole in the fence.

Cute dogs are one thing, but dogs in costumes are on another level. 

A bulldog in Denmark named Bogart started going viral after someone filmed him staring through holes in a fence that had been painted on the outside with a crown and royal robe. The video had more than 62,000 shares on Facebook at the time of writing. 

Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen, the dog’s owner, told Insider her family owns two English bulldogs: a 7-year-old female named Winston, and Bogart, a 3-year-old male named after the late actor, Humphrey Bogart. The dogs are known around the neighborhood since their house is close to a hiking path. 

“There are a lot of people passing by every day,” Levinsen said. “They are taking pictures of the dogs, and locals stop to talk to them and give them a snack sometimes.” 

a herd of sheep standing on top of a wooden fence: Two costumes are painted on the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

© Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen Two costumes are painted on the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

Levinsen said that Winston would always jump over the fence, so her husband made a new one and added holes to it. Now, both Winston and Bogart can look at what’s going on without escaping the property. 

a brown and white dog sitting on a bench: Bogart loves to poke his head through the holes to see what's going on on the other side. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

© Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen Bogart loves to poke his head through the holes to see what’s going on on the other side. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

“I thought it would be fun to have something like at the amusement parks when you poke your head and have your picture taken through the holes,” the dog owner said. “I get the ideas but I’m not good at painting. My youngest daughter painted the costumes around the holes.”

a person sitting on a bench in front of a fence: Levinsen's daughter painted the costumes on the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

© Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen Levinsen’s daughter painted the costumes on the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

The holes are a great solution since Levinsen admitted that when Bogart was first born, he refused to walk. 

“In the beginning, we had to carry him out,” she said. “He’s so special. He’s very cute, very loving. He is very sweet but so stubborn. He doesn’t like to walk.”

a woman sitting on a bench: Bogart will spend hours on end peeking through the holes in the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

© Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen Bogart will spend hours on end peeking through the holes in the fence. Ranveig Bjørklid Levinsen

Levinsen revealed the family has one more hole in the fence that they are thinking about painting another costume around.

“We talk about it from time to time. I was thinking about something like a boiler hat with a cigar or a baby hat with lace,” she said. “We haven’t decided yet.”

Since the Facebook video was posted, the dogs are now recognized by random people walking by the house.

“It’s been a constant response,” Levinsen said. “I think people love it because it’s real. Plus, the dogs look so goofy,” she said. 

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