Pets 'All Shook Up' over Elvis's Birthday!

Hound dogs (and a cat!) pay tribute on what would have been the animal lover's 75th birthday

01 of 09

GUITAR MAN

GUITAR MAN

Elvis Aaron Presley was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Miss. Seventy-five years later, this unabashed fan keeps the King’s legacy alive with trademark sunglasses and droopy lip.

02 of 09

LET ME BE YOUR TEDDY BEAR

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Obviously, every self-respecting Elvis impersonator should have an Elvis-impersonating, guitar-playing bulldog by his side.

03 of 09

HUNK O' LOVE

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The King often inspired his audiences to fall apart screaming, and could you blame them? With his piercing gaze, spontaneous gyrations and oh, that hair, Elvis had a lot to love.

04 of 09

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?

ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT?

Elvis’s theatrical costumes of the ’70s are the most imitated of his looks. The shinier and blingier and glitterier, the better. Bonus points for the cape.

05 of 09

CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE

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Because the gold lamé curtains weren’t enough of a tip-off, this Elvis dog has a guitar emblazoned with the King’s name.

06 of 09

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION
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“Look, guys, if you’re just going to stare at me, I’m going to bed!” These words, spoken by Presley in 1965, will live in perpetuity, but this pooch looks like he wishes he could say them out loud.

07 of 09

LOVE ME TENDER

LOVE ME TENDER

We don’t mean to insult anybody by any means, but does this dog have an uncanny resemblance to the Flying ELVI, or what? He has to at least be their furry mascot. Right?

08 of 09

ALL SHOOK UP

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Lookin’ sharp! If you’re dressed as Elvis, big or small, you’ll always look stylish, like this Siberian husky!

09 of 09

STUCK ON YOU

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The man may have left the building, but his legacy (and his great love of animals) lives on. Here’s to you, Elvis! Happy 75th!

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