Betty White And Jackie Chan – Golden Retriever
Many people love Betty White and Jackie Chan because of their onscreen acting chops and magnificent personality. According to AKC, besides sharing that character trait, the two also share a love for Golden Retrievers, one of the most popular dogs. The Proposal actress named her pooch Pontiac, while Chan’s two pooches are called Jones and JJ. Aside from being a trendy dog breed in America, the Golden Retriever is friendly and has a tolerant attitude. The quintessential family pet, Golden Retrievers, is intelligent, greatly devoted, fun to be around, and in a playful mood all the time. They provide great company to the elderly, such as the 66-year-old Chan and the 99-year-old White.
Doris Day And Meryl Streep – Poodle
Poodles are loyal, intelligent, easily trainable, alert, and active. They are also brilliant, really receptive to tricks and commands, and quick to bond with people. With their distinctive haircuts, poodles have a canine grooming routine that is intensive. Therefore, it is no surprise that people love to own fiercely loyal and beautiful dogs. Two powerful actresses are members of the love-poodles club, Meryl Streep and Doris Day. The late singer would arrive on the set of her movie Pillow Talk with Smudge, her poodle. Streep also brought her dog, Michael, to the set while shooting for her film Little Women. Her co-star, Saoirse Ronan, talked about it in an interview.
Cher – Akita
Hachiko is about the famously loyal Akita in Japan who waited at a train station for his human to come home from work for nine years. The dog’s owner had died, but Hachiko continued to wait for him. It is not a surprise that this breed of dog is one of the most loyal ever. The Akita is alert, powerful, and large, with a heavy bone. Goddess of Pop Cher had an adorable Akita called Kuma, but he passed in the early 2000s. The Believe singer was really in love with her smart and beautiful dog. There is a framed picture of him on her tabletop. Isn’t that adorable?
Kim Kardashian – Pomeranian
Similar to the Spitz-type, the Pomeranian comes from the region of Pomerania in north-east Germany and north-west Poland in Central Europe. This tiny dog is top-rated, with celebs like Kim Kardashian having one in their household. The bold, curious, and lively pet is ideal for her kids. The Pomeranians are intelligent and alert, can be easily trained, and are perfect as watchdogs. Kim certainly made the right decision, including the pet in her home, since this dog breed is great with kids. The tiny dog, which only weighs seven pounds, provides great laughs to its master. We are pretty sure Kim’s kids love their pets.
Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi – Maltipoo
Not an actual dog breed, a Maltipoo is a mix between a Maltese and a Poodle. Aside from its affectionate and fun-loving nature, it is also charming and active and can fit into any home – be it an apartment or a house. Maltipoos are also great for families with children or single elderly. In Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s household, there used to be a Maltipoo named Wolf, but the little one passed away in 2020. Wolf had brought the couple a lot of joy and even had an important part in their marriage ceremony back in 2008.
Elizabeth Taylor – Maltese
Like many people, Elizabeth Taylor was also a big dog fan and considered her pet Maltese her best buddies. Her favorite was her adorable pooch Sugar, who passed in 2005. Elizabeth had two other pets, Daisy and Delilah, who stayed with her until she passed away in 2011. It is no surprise that she loved the Maltese since the breed is known for being sprightly, vigorous, a great companion, and a therapy dog. Maltese dogs are excellent at dog sports, excelling in agility, rally, obedience, and tracking. The furry four-legged creatures also adjust well with different people, given their friendly nature.
Sylvester Stallone – Bullmastiff
We’re not sure if dogs resemble their masters, but we do know that some owners choose dogs according to their nature. Sylvester Stallone decided to get a Bullmastiff and considered Butkus, his best friend. The pair both embody startling physical strength. Though not as large as the Mastiff, Bullmastiff dogs can stand up to 27 inches at the shoulder and weigh from 100 to 130 pounds. Aside from its size, the Bullmastiff has other distinctive features that convey confidence, alertness, and intelligence, making it an excellent protector and family companion. Sylvester had Brutus before his big break in the film Rocky.
Brigitte Bardot – Cocker Spaniel
An ardent animal lover, Brigitte Bardot fought for animal rights. Most of her pictures from the ‘50s and ‘60s show the beautiful actress cuddling her pets. She had a Cocker Spaniel whom she called Clown. A bird dog at heart, the Cocker Spaniel, is a beloved companion for many people. The dogs have a gorgeous golden mane look and an amenable, cheerful disposition which makes them perfect for most families. The clown always kept Bardot company in her many journeys. Clown probably loved to snuggle up as Cockers Spaniels are incredibly people-friendly and great snugglers.
Doris Duke And Jackie Kennedy – German Shepherd
American billionaire Doris Duke wore many hats – a tobacco heiress, art collector, horticulturist, socialite, and philanthropist. She was often called “the richest girl in the world.” She had immense wealth and a luxurious lifestyle, but there was also an air of mystery surrounding her. Even after her death, she continues to intrigue. However, her being a dog lover is a well-documented fact. She even set a trust fund for her dogs. She really liked German shepherds, who guarded the Falcon Lair estate. The dog breed is incredibly loyal, which is why many famous families choose to have German Shepherds. The First Lady Jackie Kennedy loved her German Shepherd Clipper, and the two would often be spotted together in the White House.
Margaret Thatcher – Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Margaret Thatcher, the late UK Prime Minister and famously known as the Iron lady, was a huge fan of dogs. According to the National Purebred Dog Day organization, she owned different breeds of dogs. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was one of her favorites. This sporty breed gets its sporty personality from its spaniel ancestors. They also love a belly rub and like to sit on someone’s lap. Thatcher was a dog lover, and her dogs provided her with a great company in her later years. She had dementia, and in the years before her death, she liked petting dogs in parks.
Whitney Cummings – Shar Pei
An established stand-up comedian, actress, podcaster, and filmmaker, Whitney Ann Cummings has numerous stand-up specials, comedy albums, Comedy Central Roasts appearances, and television shows the credit. She is also well-known for her activism for animal causes. Her pet Shar-Pei, Violet, is a rescue, just like most of her other pets. Cummings nursed the rescue, and the Shar-pei has gotten back its fighting instincts, which is characteristic of this type of breed. They originally used this breed type for fighting, but it can be well-socialized as well if need be.
Ricki Lake – Shih Poo
The Masked Singer star Ricki Lake rescued her Shih Poo and became her companion, especially when she needed the company, most like when her husband died in 2017. A mix between a Shih Tzu and a Poodle, Shih-Poos are great companion animals for practically anyone, especially retired seniors. These dogs love to be pampered, but they are greatly versatile as well, thriving in almost any environment. The lion dogs love to be the center of attention and are popular for their loving nature.
Prince William And Kate Middleton – English Cocker Spaniel
This medium-sized dog breed has a cheerful disposition. The “Cocker” in English Cocker Spaniel comes from the dogs hunting woodcock in England. However, these dogs are also used for other types of birds. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge think of their Cocker Spaniel as their eldest child because they got the dog before they had children. Now, that is sweet! Therefore, the royal couple was heartbroken when their dog passed away in 2020. Cocker Spaniels make great companion dogs for people if the furry creatures get the exercise that they need.
Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall – Boxer
These Hollywood legends loved the Boxer breed, which is typically medium to large dogs with a smooth coat and is very upbeat and playful. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall had boxers before the couple started having children. In 1945 Louis Bromfield gave them Harvey, their first puppy, as a wedding gift. Their pet brood increased when they welcomed high-energy and friendly pooch, George and Baby. The typical boxer is intelligent, alert, and fearless, but they are very friendly. They are known as the ‘Peter Pan’ of dog breeds and are also fiercely loyal.
Michael J. Fox – Great Dane Mix
Gus is Michael J. Fox’s pet dog and a companion for the actor in every which way. Hailing from Germany, the Great Dane descends from hunting dogs. They are the largest dogs, but they are also sleek, elegant, athletic, and sweet companions. Because of their affectionate and gentle nature with kids, Great Danes are ideal companions for children. Michael J Fox loves the fact that his pooch gauges his mood as no one can. If the actor feels down, his pet comes to comfort him. The Great Dane is a courageous breed, but they also have a peaceful disposition.
Jennifer Aniston – Pit Bull
Although many believe that Pit Bulls are an aggressive breed, we think these dogs are just misunderstood. It would be great for your family if they get professional training. Jennifer Aniston’s Pit Bull, Sophie, is the perfect companion for the star. Sophie has canine siblings called Clyde and Lord Chesterfield. Pit Bulls have a lot going for them, such as their tenacity, gameness, and courage. Nevertheless, they are great companions for humans, always showering their humans with love and affection. Pit bulls are also full of happiness and joy and have a puppyish demeanor.
Betty White – Pekingese
A huge fan of dogs, Betty White, has a Golden Retriever named Pontiac and used to have a cute Pekingese Bandit. She said that her peke Bandy was a sensible older dog that spent most of its time napping. Betty really loves animals, and she even wrote an autobiography about her life with her dogs. Her book titled “Description of Betty and Friends: My Life at the Zoo” chronicles her shenanigans with animals. She considers herself lucky for having had the chance to spend time with many animals in her life. Pontiac is included in her will. The Golden Retriever would inherit almost $5 million as a trust fund.
María Elena Salinas – Bichón Frisé
One of the most well-known journalists and news anchors in Spanish-language media, María Elena Salinas, loves being a dog mom. She was heartbroken when she lost her furry friend Ricky. Her daughters probably miss the Bichón Frisé too. This dog breed is cheerful, small, and always up to different mischiefs. However, they are very giving dogs. Their fluffy white coat and black beady eyes make them look like an adorable child’s toy. They are very appealing since their perky and friendly disposition enhances their looks. They often get mistaken for white Poodles, but the looks and disposition of the Bichón Frisé are starkly different.
Audrey Hepburn – Yorkshire Terrier
Audrey Hepburn became famous for her flawless sartorial elegance and impeccable acting skills. Her love for animals is also well-known. She had a Yorkshire Terrier whom she named Mr. Famous. He was one of the star’s most adorable companions and even made his debut in Funny Face. In the United States, the feisty Yorkshire Terrier is a prevalent toy dog breed. Yorkies have many fans worldwide because they are devoted to their owners, have lovely looks, and are versatile, which means they can stay just about anywhere.
Humphrey Bogart – Newfoundland
We all know about Humphrey Bogart’s love for Boxers, but his love for dogs extends to other breeds too. When he met the Newfoundland named Cappy, the star had dog-love at first sight. He hit it off with the furry creature, and his family later followed suit. A popular large and strong dog breed, the Newfoundland is capable and hardworking, with the ability to toil hard on both land and water. They are also pretty strong swimmers and are great for families due to their sweet nature and responsiveness. What’s more, their patient nature makes them excellent nanny dogs. Humphrey Bogart got a Newfoundland because the dog is an ideal company for his children, Leslie and Stevie.
Winston Churchill – Miniature Poodle
Looking at Winston Churchill’s legacy and arresting personality, you likely would not expect that he would choose a poodle for a pet. However, the former British prime minister actually had two brown miniature Poodles named Rufus and Rufus II. Although we aren’t sure if a poodle is Standard, Miniature, or Toy, we do know that it stands proudly among dog kingdoms, a true blue aristocrat. Looking beyond their amazing and furry bundle, these dogs are elegant athletes and the perfect companion. Many people may think poodles are sissy dogs, but poodles are actually eager, athletic, smart, and versatile dogs.
Queen Elizabeth – Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Everyone knows Queen Elizabeth is fond of Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Her love for dogs started way before. She was a young adult when she was gifted a Corgi named Susan, who accompanied her everywhere. A wonderful, bright, and sensitive dog, the Pembroke is really receptive to training and loves hanging out with its human family. Also, they are fearless, independent and are great examples of vigilant watchdogs. If a Pembroke is trained well, it will be a loyal and loving pet. No wonder the adorable short-legged charmers have enamored Queen Elizabeth.
Queen Victoria And Prince Albert – Dachshund
The royal couple is known for the love they shared for dogs. During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, the monarch and Prince Albert had many pets, and the Dachshunds Waldman and Waldina were two of them. We think the personality of these dogs drew the Queen. Dachshunds are pretty vibrant, and if a tiny pooch that will shower you with unconditional love and keep you on your toes is what you’re looking for, then this breed may be perfect for you.
Marie Antoinette – Papillon
Marie-Antoniette and King Louis XV’s mistress, Madame de Pompadour, was incredibly fond of the famous Papillon, a fashionable dwarf spaniel. Measuring just under afoot at the shoulder, the tiny dog has wing-shaped ears, making it easy to spot the dog a block away. The breed’s name, Pappilon, actually means butterfly in French. These dogs may be small, but they are anything but tiny in terms of their activities. Never shy when it comes to joining the family fun. Pups are amazingly agile and fare really well in the highest levels of their sport. Therefore, it is not surprising that many owners choose to get this dog. The fashionable dog is quite loyal as well.
Sophie Turner And Joe Jonas – Alaska Klee Kai
Joe Jonas has created a niche for himself in the entertainment industry. A successful singer, songwriter, and actor, the star caught everyone’s attention as a member of the popular music group Jonas Brothers. When the group was on hiatus, he came up with his debut album “Fastlife.” He is married to Sophie Turner, an English actress who has gained immense popularity thanks to her role on the HBO series Game of Thrones. It seems the two are very much in love, though their attention and affection are also reserved for their pooch, Waldo Picasso. The Alaskan Klee Kai became part of the family when the duo adopted him in 2018. Waldo Picasso has an Instagram account in his name.
Ariana Grande – Beagle-Chihuahua
The singer and actress were 15 years old when she debuted on the Broadway musical 13 back in 2008. The limelight shone on her when she played Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon series Victorious. Her singing skills led her to sign with Republic Records in 2011, and she has since released one hit after another. She has also received multiple nominations and awards. The star has many pets, including a pig and nine rescue dogs. The most famous of her pups is probably her Beagle-Chihuahua mix, whom she named Toulouse.
The Weeknd – Doberman Pinscher
Born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, The Weeknd has become huge in the music industry as a singer and songwriter. He started recording in 2010, and his music has slowly risen to the top of the charts. Aside from an ensemble of hugely popular albums like Beauty Behind the Madness, Kiss Land, After Hours, and Starboy, he boasts of several awards under his belt, including more than eight Billboard Music Awards, over four American Music Awards, and over two Grammy Awards. In 2017, Abel and Selena Gomez decided to call it quits. After that, he got himself a Doberman Pinscher to keep him company. The former couple got a puppy before, but Gomez probably decided to keep it herself.
Kendall Jenner – Doberman Pinscher
At the young age of 14, Kendall Jenner started modeling and came under the spotlight. Since then, she has taken the modeling world by storm and has worked with many high-profile fashion designers at Paris, New York, and Milan fashion weeks. Kendall was named the world’s highest-paid model in 2017 by Forbes. At just 25 years old, this is definitely an achievement of sorts. Her Doberman Pinscher is both fierce and adorable. That’s a unique combination. We can see why she adores the pooch so much!
Kylie Jenner – Italian Greyhounds
A Kardashian-Jenner clan member, Kylie is a socialite, successful model, media personality, and entrepreneur. An influential social media figure, she is a favorite among young people. By the time she turned 21, she had amassed a $1 billion net worth. That’s huge indeed! Kylie Cosmetics has reaped enormous dividends. As for her canine friends, Kylie has Norman and Bambi, two Italian greyhounds. The dogs have two adorable puppies, which has brought a lot of canine love to Kylie’s life.
Taylor Hill – Miniature Labradoodle
Taylor Hill was the face of Victoria’s Secret back in 2015. She is one of the most well-known models today and has many achievements. She has walked for fashion designers like Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Jimmy Choo, and others. She stands at 5 feet 10 inches and has a great figure to die. She has been in films as well. Taylor is absolutely in love with her Miniature Labradoodle, Tate, and she is often spotted with her partner, Michael, taking walks with the pooch.
Amanda Seyfried – Australian Shepherd
At just 11 years old, Amanda Seyfried started modeling and pursued an acting career four years later. She has a long list of acting credits and has starred in several popular films like Mean Girls and Mamma Mia!. In 2017, Amanda and actor Thomas Sadoski tied the knot, and they share two kids. The actress really loves her Australian Shepherd, Finn, and has made an Instagram account for him. Finn currently has 81.1k followers, and fans just cannot get enough of the star and her canine love.
Chrissy Teigen – Bulldog
Chrissy Teigen is a professional model and TV personality whose career got kick-started with Sports Illustrated in 2010. She was on the cover together with Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge for the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Chrissy is married to popular singer and songwriter John Legend. She is popular for her various philanthropic activities as well. The pair has a lovely bulldog named Puddy. A three-legged Frenchie called Penn,y and a Frenchie named Pippa.
Reese Witherspoon – Labrador
This star doesn’t need any introduction. Reese Witherspoon is a popular actress, having wowed the audience with her fabulous acting skills in many popular films and TV series. She has won one Primetime Emmy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Academy Award. One of the highest-paid actresses globally, Witherspoon is also one of the 100 most powerful women in the world. The actress is often spotted going for a walk with her chocolate lab, Hank, on Los Angeles’s streets. She also has a French Bulldog, who is part of her family.
Justin Theroux – Pit Bull
After appearing in the 2011 mystery film Mulholland Drive, Justin Theroux went on to star in several other films. Justin is not only an actor but also a talented scriptwriter. He has written scripts for Rock of Ages, Tropic Thunder, and Iron Man 2. He and actress Jennifer Aniston were married from 2015 to 2017. Their marriage ended in a divorce, and Justin adopted a Pit Bull, Kuma, in 2018. He is definitely smitten by the pooch and has dedicated a caption on Instagram to her.
Miley Cyrus – Sheepdog
One of the most famous music stars globally, Miley Cyrus, has been creating music in different genres like pop, hip hop, rock, and experimental. In 2018, she married Liam Hemsworth, but they decided to part ways in 2020. Nevertheless, she is now concentrating on her career. Miley is a big dog lover and has several furry friends. Emu, the sheepdog, is one of them, and she adores him a lot. She even has a tattoo of the dog’s face.
Paris Hilton – Chihuahua
Renowned personality Paris Hilton is a socialite, model, singer, entrepreneur, and media personality. According to reports, Paris has books and documentaries to her name and her own perfume line, which has gotten her revenue of approximately $3 billion to date. Her great-granddaughter is Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. She has a soft spot for Chihuahuas, which is why she got another one after her first chihuahua passed away.
Olivia Palermo – Maltese
The socialite, fashion influencer, and businesswoman have been in the news since she filed a lawsuit against socialiterank.com. According to Palermo, they published a false letter. In 2007, New York Magazine reported the lawsuit, and the news helped her achieve celebrity status. She has a four-legged buddy that she has named Mr. Butler. A complete gentleman, her Maltes,e is really well-mannered and as stylish as his owner. Anyone that has met Mr. Butler will tell you that he is a darling.
Hugh Jackman – Doddle Terrier And French Bulldog
Australian Hugh Jackman is an actor, singer, and producer who played Wolverine in the X-Men franchise. Best recognized for his lead roles, Jackman’s career includes a long list of credits in popular films like The Prestige, Les Miserables, and the musical The Greatest Showman. He is also a Grammy winner. Jackman got a French bulldog in 2010 and a doddle-terrier mix four years later. He makes sure that the furry creatures are all bundled up, at least during winters! The two are lucky to have Jackman as their owner.
Nina Agdal – Puggle
In her late 20s, Nina Agdal has become a force to reckon with in the modeling world. After she turned 18, she moved from Denmark to the US, where her modeling assignments peaked. She has worked with big names like Adore Me, Billabong, Bebe Stores, and Victoria’s Secret. Her relationship with Hollywood star Leonardo Di Caprio didn’t end up the way they wanted, but her Puggle named Daisy was beside her. She considers Daisy her BFF, and she has said that she would choose her pooch over anyone else.
Julianne Hough – Cavalier King Charles Spaniels
American dancer, singer, songwriter, and actress Julianne Hough has been nominated for Outstanding Choreography at the Primetime Emmy Awards three times. She won in 2015 with her brother, Derek Hough, and Tessandra Chavez. Julianne joined Dancing with the Stars in 2007 as a dancer, but she left in 2009. She was a permanent judge on the show from 2014 to 2017. The actress loves Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and has been seen walking with her dog Lexi several times. She has another dog from the same breed whom she named Harley.
Simon Cowell – Yorkshire Terriers
TV personality Simon Cowell is also an entertainment manager and entrepreneur. He has served as a judge on famous reality series like The X Factor UK, Britain’s Got Talent, American Idol, America’s Got Talent, and Pop Idol. He is also well-known for promoting highly successful albums and singles in recording acts. He took artists like Olly Murs, Noah Cyrus, James Arthur, Leona Lewis, Labrinth, under his wing. Cowell three Yorkshire Terriers, whom he loves. He named them Diddly, Squiddly, and Freddie. He is often photographed with his furry friends.
Jonah Hill – Golden Retriever And French Bulldog
You may know Jonah Hill from 21 Jump Street, Knocked Up. This is the End or The Wolf of Wall Street. The star has earned worldwide acclaim as an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and director. He has numerous award nominations that show his talents. Just like Reese Witherspoon, Hill is a big fan of Frenchies. His French bulldog, Carmela, is as close to his heart as his Golden Retriever. The duo must enjoy themselves under his shelter.
Jake Gyllenhaal – Puggle And German Shepherd
Jake Gyllenhaal has stepped out of his famous parents’ shadows and established himself as an outstanding actor and film producer. He has a long list of acting credits, which allowed him to pile up bank accounts aplenty. One of his recent hits is Spider-Man: Far From Home. The heartthrob has two dogs – a Puggle named Boo Radley and a German Shepherd rescue he called Atticus – and loves them dearly.
Jessica Biel – Pit Bull
Jessica Biel and her beloved pit bull Tina are often spotted strolling around East Village in New York when the actress stays in the city. Off the set, Biel’s adorable pitbull is her sidekick. Tina’s proud momma always credits the doggo’s role in keeping her in shape. A renowned American actress, Jessica Biel, showed her acting skill on the family drama series 7th Heaven and the film Ulee’s Gold. She was also in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and co-produced the USA Network series The Sinner.
Goldie Hawn – Chihuahua
Goldie Hawn’s Instagram account shows her love for dogs. The actress currently has four pups, and one of them is a Chihuahua, small in size but with a big personality. Famous for its obedience and agility, this breed likes being near people, making it the ideal dog for the family. It may be tiny, but its attitude is saucy, and that personality trait makes it a popular option for men and women.
Lucy Hale – Maltipoo
Since Lucy Hale is a popular actress, she deals with plenty of stress. Fortunately, she has her very own stressbuster – her favorite pooch Elvis. A true pet lover in every sense, Hale’s love for dogs is clear, with Elvis always around her. She has another Maltipoo named Jack. Elvis appears to be her favorite. Hale recently revealed her phone gallery, and it is full of Elvis’ photos posing with her and playing around.