20 Hollywood Stars & Their Canine Companions

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Famous or not, pup parents all have one very special thing in common—they love their fur kids!

No matter what celebrity scandal is plastered throughout the tabloids, we hold respect for those who care for their pups. After all, they treat their dogs like royalty! Hollywood stars are no exception. Many of them couldn’t stand being away from their pooches, and would sometimes even bring them on set.

We look back at some classic Hollywood stars who loved their dogs. 

1. Rita Hayworth

The actress loved many pups, but her favourite was her beloved Spaniel.

2. Marilyn Monroe

The talented beauty has been photographed with dogs of all shapes and sizes, and loved many of her own in her lifetime. Just look at that smile!

3. Alfred Hitchcock

The British director and his West Highland Terrier were inseparable.

4. Joan Crawford

The talented triple-threat (she could sing, dance and act!) was obsessed with her Dachshunds.

5. Elizabeth Taylor

The dazzling beauty brought her dogs everywhere!

6. & 7. Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart

The couple (they wed in 1945 and stayed together until his death in 1957) considered Harvey the Boxer as their own child. So much love!

8. Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt loved her dogs, who were almost as fabulous as their owner!

9. Buster Keaton

The comedian has been photographed with many different types of dogs. Our favourite is his St. Bernard, Elmer.

10. Shirley Temple

The pint-sized star loved all types of dogs, but her favourite was her beloved Buster.

11. Lena Horne

She couldn’t look happier with all those puppies!

12. Grace Kelly

The actress loved dogs of all shapes, but her favourites were the larger breeds!

13. Rudolph Valentino

“The Great Lover” handled dogs like a champion, and kept many as his own pets.

14. Anna May Wong

The Chinese-American movie star loved her Dachshund!

15. Marlon Brando

Hollywood hunk, Marlon Brando, looks even more attractive alongside his beautiful pup!

16. Brigitte Bardot

The French beauty was often photographed holding pups. She couldn’t keep her eyes off them!

17. James Dean

Jimmy was known for his bad boy attitude, but he also loved his Border Collie.

18. Cary Grant

The actor couldn’t stop smiling at this terrier. He truly loved dogs!

19. Clark Gable

The handsome star was his Irish Setter’s #1 fan!

20. Audrey Hepburn

Hollywood icon, Audrey Helpburn, was an absolute dog fanatic!

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