Dancing with the Stars – and Their Pets!
Don’t mess with this ‘s pooch! Cottén, a 7-year-old rescue Chihuahua, is a “sweet, sweet dog,” but has been known to get rough with a few of the male dancers – especially Derek Hough!
The dancer is obsessed with his new puppy EyBoi and frequently shares photos of himself (shirtless!) with the dog on Twitter. “I feel so lucky,” he wrote. “This dog is incredible. Everything I’ve taught him he’s applied within two days Genius animal!”
He may have a 100-lb. shepherd at home, but the singer doesn’t hesitate to give kisses to a tiny pooch at an event in Portland, Ore.
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The Dancing with the Stars judge has five – count ‘em, five! – cats, and always lends a hand to animals in need, like an injured opossum she found wandering on the reality show’s lot.
Dancing’s resident hothead is all smiles when it comes to the English bulldog he co-parents with his brother at their New Jersey home, Sir Sleep-A-Lot.
After he and partner Martina Navratilova were booted the first week of competition last season, the Dancing pro surprised his family with a Pekapoo puppy. “He looks at you and gauges his mood based on yours,” he told PEOPLE of dog Louie.
The show’s cohost ditches the dance floor (and the evening gowns!) for a comfortable moment on the couch with her proud German shepherd.
“I may not have said if I’ll go to 2014 Olympics but this guy is ready,” the speed skater wrote on Twitter with this shot of a furry friend draped in medals.
After wrapping season one of his TV drama Switched at Birth, the actor kicks back with his favorite furry lady, French bulldog Mila.
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A furry friend critiques Hightower and her partner, race car driver Helio Castroneves, as they practice steps on a boat prior to the big premiere.
The actress’s Corgi is a reluctant dog model. “My dog, May, arrives today… prepare for an onslaught of Corgi photos,” she wrote, adding, “Although she doesn’t like photos.”