What’s our August cover girl Zooey Deschanel’s favorite thing to Instagram? The star has a penchant for posting photos of her adorable pooches! “My dogs are kind of big in the Instagram world,” Deschanel tells InStyle in a behind-the-scenes video from her cover shoot. “They’re very photogenic. People really like them.”

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Deschanel adopted the two pups in March 2013—sisters named Dot and Zelda—from a Los Angeles shelter with the help of the Bill Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing dogs. The New Girl actress has been ‘gramming them ever since. Aside from her pets, the star is known for posting selfies with her famous friends and co-stars, snaps of her intricate nail art, and of course, food. While she may enjoy the social media app, Deschanel remains selective with what she shares. Her Instagram secret? “I try not to over post,” she says.

Watch the video above for more on Deschanel’s Instagram, and scroll down for our favorite photos of her dogs!

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