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SAM I AM
has a Papillon, shelter dog Sam. “We moved to a city where we didn’t know anybody, so I kinda wanted a friend around,” Bieber says. “Sam was kinda like that friend.”
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CLOSE TO YOU
, like her pop star boyfriend, also loves dogs. The actress and singer has five of her own rescue dogs, and spent down time during a 2009 film shoot to help abandoned dogs in Puerto Rico.
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When she wasn’t helping to feed the island’s stray dogs, Gomez organized a charity auction to help the needy pups.
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The teen sensation is a rescue advocate who has leveraged his fame to speak to his Beliebers about animal adoption.
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GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
One of Gomez’s five dogs is Willie, a Labrador-retriever mix. “He is the most gentle and lovable [dog],” Gomez told PEOPLE Pets.
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Bieber isn’t just a dog dude – he also makes time to cuddle with dolphins.
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Gomez got close to a furry star, Shep, of Hotel for Dogs during the movie’s 2009 premiere.
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