Lifestyle Pets Barbra Streisand Reveals Two of Her Dogs Are Clones of Her Deceased Canine Samantha Barbra Streisand's dogs, Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet, are clones created from cells of the singer's late dog Samantha By Kelli Bender Kelli Bender Kelli Bender is the Pets Editor for PEOPLE Digital and PEOPLE magazine. She has been with the PEOPLE brand for more than eight years, working as a writer/producer across PEOPLE's Lifestyle, Features, and Entertainment verticals before taking on her current role. Kelli is also an editor on PEOPLE's Stories to Make You Smile and serves as an editorial lead on PEOPLE's World's Cutest Rescue Dog Contest and Pet Product Awards. Before joining PEOPLE, Kelli helped AOL and Whalerock launch a pet lifestyle site called PawNation. She is a pet parent to a cat named Wallace, and her professional and personal devotion to animals has taken her to three dog weddings ... so far. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 27, 2018 11:20 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Barbra Streisand is seeing doubles. The Academy Award-winning songstress recently revealed to Variety that two of her three dogs — all fluffy, white Coton du Tulears — are clones of her late dog, Samantha. Samantha died in 2017 at 14 years old, but before the dog crossed the rainbow bridge, Streisand, 75, had cells taken from the pooch’s mouth and stomach. She used these samples to get two clones of Samantha — a pricey procedure. When the copy dogs arrived, Streisand, understandably, had trouble telling the puppies apart. Her solution was to put one pup in a red sweater and the other in a purple sweater, leading to their names Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet. Barbra Streisand/Twitter Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet live with Streisand and one other canine, Miss Fanny. Miss Fanny is a distant cousin to the icon’s beloved Samantha. Streisand fell in love when Miss Fanny’s breeder introduced the pair, especially after she learned Miss Fanny’s mother was named Funny Girl. Barbra Streisand/Twitter; Inset: Getty Can’t get enough of cats, dogs and other furry friends? Click here to get the cutest pet news and photos delivered directly to your inbox. The trio, who all bear a striking resemblance to one another, enjoy living the celebrity life with Streisand, including regular appearances on the singer’s social media accounts.