Meet Zappa, The Dog With The Floppy Tongue Who Looks Exactly Like Sid The Sloth

Remember Sid the Sloth from the Ice Age movies? Well, he has a real-life lookalike. And it’s a dog.

Zappa, a 15-year-old Italian greyhound, has an uncanny resemblance to the beloved animated sloth Sid.


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Owners Sadie, 23, and Rosalie Millen, 28, said that Zappa’s tongue started sticking out from the side of her mouth a few years ago after she lost her teeth.


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The sisters said that Zappa’s unusual expression is because of a dental issue that is common to greyhounds.

“The first few times we saw her stick her tongue out, we ran to get a camera to capture it. We soon realized the tongue was here to stay!” Millen said.


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The toothless but otherwise adorable dog has her own Instagram and Facebook accounts, where her unique look has attracted tons of followers.


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Zappa’s parents and siblings were showdogs, but Zappa was rejected for not meeting standards.


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“Zappa’s quirks and unconventional beauty make her even more special to us,” said Sadie.


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“Nothing feels better than when someone tells us that a picture of Zappa made their day.”


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I spy with my little eye… a wayward tooth! It’s one of Zappa’s two remaining teeth.


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“It has been amazing how Zappa’s social media accounts have connected us with dog lovers from all over the world,” Sadie added.


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“We hope to show how rewarding it can be to take care of a senior dog. Zappa brings so much joy to our lives,” Sadie said.

You can see this adorable Italian greyhound going about her doggy business on her website therealzappa.com.