Alyssa Milano Is a Mama to Nine Mutts

The actress – and new mom! – is definitely the boss of her warm-and-fuzzy family

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COSTUME PARTY

COSTUME PARTY
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Dress-up is a regular activity for Milano’s barking brood, which includes two Australian shepherds, two Chihuahuas, a German shepherd named Dodger, and pups Diesel, Lucy, Gibson and Quixie.

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SHUT-EYE

SHUT-EYE
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Chihuahua Gibson is a serious multitasker – He sleeps with his favorite bone and guards it at the same time.

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COUCH SURFERS

COUCH SURFERS
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This photo is actually evidence of a crime. “Shhh. Don’t tell on us. This is what happens when @dbugliari is out of town. Couch time,” Milano Tweeted, referencing hubby Dave Bugliari.

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TAKING A DIP

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“Marco!” “Polo!” As temperatures rose in Los Angeles in 2009, Milano kept cool in the pool with her water baby.

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HEAD CASE

HEAD CASE
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The actress rescued her Chihuahua Lucy from a home with four bullying dogs. “She’s just changed my life, she’s like my best friend ever,” the star told Ellen DeGeneres in 2007.

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DUGOUT DOG

DUGOUT DOG
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Milano and her pack are die-hard Dodgers fans – one of her German shepherds is even named for the team.

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PEP CLUB

PEP CLUB
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Sports are a passion for Milano’s pooches, who also cheer for the L.A. Raiders. She definitely has enough furry family members for a starting lineup!

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LOTS OF LOVE

LOTS OF LOVE
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The former child star is a friend to all creatures great and small: Besides her nine dogs, she has 10 horses! Milano has said that owning horses has taught her to live in the moment.

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RUB-A-DUB-DUB

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Belly rubs render dogs defenseless – and this one is no exception!

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CUDDLE BUDDY

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Gibson (a.k.a. Gibby) is always in the mood to spoon. The lazy little guy just isn’t a mover and shaker.

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NAUGHTY & NICE

NAUGHTY & NICE
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Boo! Lucy and Gibson dressed as an angel and devil on Halloween, a holiday that is always a big affair in the Milano-Bugliari household.

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TOO CUTE

TOO CUTE
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“On a cuteness scale of 1-10, my babies are an 11,” Milano Tweeted. No arguments there!

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BIG PROBLEM

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The star’s German shepherd is having an identity crisis. “Quixie thinks this should be her bed and that she’s a Chihuahua,” she Tweeted.

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NICE RIDE

NICE RIDE
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Milano will always have a connection to Scooby-Roo, a two-legged rescue dog she bought a new set of wheels for. “I’m his fairy godmother – his fairy dogmother,” she said. “We get updates probably once a month and his rehab is going really well, and he’s adjusting to his wheels.”

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