The interesting question What living organisms adapt to 0 gravity? includes several GIF images. One if them is shown below, that of (apparently) a dog in a NASA suit floating around in the ISS's Japanese Experiment Module (JEM), nicknamed Kibo.

It is reminiscent of this GIF shown in Can you swim in space?

Whaaaaa??? ;-)

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    $\begingroup$ Unconfirmed, but comments suggest the dog was filmed separately and inserted into Kibo image for a Japanese Bank commercial. everydaysciencestuff.com/space-dog. $\endgroup$ – BowlOfRed Apr 29 '18 at 4:23
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    $\begingroup$ on NASA’s Reduced Gravity Aircraft, aka. The Vomit Comet. $\endgroup$ – Muze the good Troll. Apr 29 '18 at 4:26
  • $\begingroup$ @Muze if that's the answer, and it can be confirmed, then feel free to post an answer! $\endgroup$ – uhoh Apr 29 '18 at 4:28
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh ok working on it $\endgroup$ – Muze the good Troll. Apr 29 '18 at 4:29

No dog was ever on the ISS. This is from an advert of a Japanese cell phone provider called SoftBank. Here's the full video:

The ad is part of a series. This episode is called "父と交信" or (Communicating with Dad; 父/dad being the dogs name). I found no hint that the production was in any way extraordinary.

It appears to be filmed on a green screen background. My guess is that the body is a puppet and the head was later composed in. For the paddling shot, it may be that the space suit hides a harness that the dog was kept in. From walking a dog in a harness once I remember that if you lift it up by the harness and keep it close to the ground it may do the dog paddling shown.

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