“Andy Warhol once said that in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.”

These adorable furry friends, however, will be adored for much longer, starring on their, and your, very own Van Bark collectables!

It’s often said that pets eventually begin to look like their owners, and vice versa: humans also begin to resemble their pets!

It should come as no surprise then that pets also reflect the regions that they live and grow up in, just as do we humans.

Van Bark celebrates uniquely South African pets that look like South Africans we all would recognize.

Part of the fun is identifying these resemblances, but looking at our trademark Van Bark character alongside a portrait of Jan van Riebeeck illustrates how remarkable these similarities are!

We’ve created 6 uniquely South African Van Bark pets for you to enjoy, starring on lovingly crafted, quality scatter cushions and aprons, with more in the works.