The Sweetest Things Celebs Have Said About Their Rescue Pets
KRISTEN BELL & LOLA
Bell says the chow chow-corgi mix, 14, is “fiercely protective when I need a guard, and she is tirelessly loving when I need a buddy. She’s the everydog.”
MILEY CYRUS & MARY JANE
Cyrus rescued the pit bull the day she was going to be put down. “I said, ‘She’s gotta be mine.’ ” Adds the singer: “Get out there and rescue some dogs and change their lives."
ANDY COHEN & WACHA
The beagle-foxhound mix, 5, found in a shelter in West Virginia, “completely changed my life,” Cohen says. “I wasn’t expecting Wacha to open up my heart.”
JUSTIN HARTLEY, MEMPHIS & GRACIE
The This Is Us star and his fiancée, actress Chrishell Stause, adopted the 5- and 10- year-old canines in December. “They’re best friends, so we got both,” says Hartley
JENNA DEWAN TATUM, MEEKA & LULU
“My dogs make my life better,” says Dewan Tatum of Meeka, 9, a miniature Japanese spitz, and Lulu, 7, a pit bull-Catahoula mix. “Coming home, it’s actual pure, unconditional love.”
LORI LOUGHLIN & SPLASH
“We’re big animal lovers,” says Loughlin, who, along with her two daughters, Isabella and Olivia, regularly volunteers with Much Love Animal Rescue in Santa Monica.
JANE LYNCH, BERNICE & MILLIE
Lynch and her partner adopted cocker spaniel Bernice and pit bull-German shepherd Millie, both 10. Says Lynch: “What I love about senior dogs is that they’re already trained.”
BETH STERN & YODA
Yoda, 5, a white Persian, is one of 20 cats in the Stern household — six adopted and 14 fostered. “They look at you with gratitude every day of their lives,” Stern says.
KATIE LEE & GUS
Lee had an “instant connection” with Gus, a 4-month-old Chihuahua-Pomeranian mix. “When I looked into his sweet little eyes, I knew he was my dog,” she says.