Oprah's Favorite Things: Her Dogs!

When she's not landing a big interview, the former talk show host – who turns 59 this week – cherishes quality time with her five furry BFFs

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YOUR BEST LIFE

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What carries the most meaning for ? Her five dogs: golden retrievers Luke and Layla, cocker spaniel Sadie, and springer spaniels Sunny and Lauren.

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FLYING HIGH

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Who needs car giveaways or fancy gifts? “Flying home with Sadie. One of my favorite things,” Winfrey wrote with this Instagram photo taken in the friendly skies.

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WET LOOK

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Wait, who’s walking who here? The raincoat-clad star lets her dogs do the navigating during a misty Saturday stroll.

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CHILL PILL-OW

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There’s only one way to kick back after a long day running your own TV network: on the couch! “Just chillin’ on a Monday nite,” she wrote with this photo of dog Luke taking a load off.

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PILE UP

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Each of Winfrey’s dogs convenes on Mom’s bed for a daily powwow (er, bow-wow?). “Every one starts out in their own bed but by mornin ” she wrote with this Instagram pic.

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PLAYING FAVORITES?

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“Isn’t she a beauty my Sadie lady?” Winfrey said of her blonde cocker spaniel, which she adopted from a Chicago animal shelter in 2009. Affirmative.

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WINDOW SEAT

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Forget landing big interviews like Lance Armstrong – it’s the little things that bring Winfrey so much joy. “Happiest moment: Sunny and Lauren waiting in the window. Nothing like puppy love,” she wrote on Instagram.

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WALK THIS WAY

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She doesn’t do it all alone: longtime boyfriend Stedman Graham is equal parts pooch parent. “Sunday morning hike,” Winfrey shared, with this Instagram photo of a sunny walk.

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FLUFF & FOLD

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Even after all these years of interviewing celebrities Winfrey isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. “And this is how the hike ended,” Winfrey wrote of her walk with Stedman and the dogs. “Hosing down LUKE after his roll in cow poo. STINKY!”

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TAKE A DIP

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Looks like Winfrey’s pooches help themselves when it comes to at-home amenities. “Evening swim,” she shared on Instagram. “2 ducks and a dog in my pool.”

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MORE TO LOVE

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Winfrey’s fabulous five almost got a new sibling in 2012. “Trying to just say NO to another dog,” she wrote on Instagram. “But this little guy is pretty cute.”

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DOGS ON THE JOB

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Even when she’s working Winfrey makes time for mutts. “Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, their dog Watson and me in their backyard. Interview for Next Chapter,” she shared.

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