You know some celebrities fans of dogs, cats and animals in general. Some of them have a crush for the gentle giants so we wanted to show you the most lovely, top 10 celebrities with big dogs that they love and constantly show on Instagram.
Amanda Seyfried and her dog Finn
Amanda Seyfried is an American actress who has starred in some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, such as Mean Girls, Mamma Mia!, and Les Misérables. She also has a special bond with her beloved pooch, Finn, an incredible Australian Shepherd rescue dog
Amanda adopted him in 2014 and since then the two have become inseparable. She even says her dog has helped her go through very hard moments
From taking trips to the park for playtime to snuggling up for a cozy night in, Amanda and Finn are always by each other’s side. They often show off their relationship on Instagram with adorable photos and videos of their adventures together.
It’s clear that Amanda loves spending time with him, and she even calls him her “best friend”. As one of Hollywood’s most popular stars, it’s nice to see that Amanda takes time to build such strong relationships with her canine companion.
Amanda’s dog has an Instagram account, which has 76K+ followers and, as the profile says, it’s “Managed by Mom”: @finnsite
Jake Gyllenhaal and Atticus
Jake Gyllenhaal is very popular nowadays. He’s acted in several roles such as the main character in the movies Nightcrawler, Brokeback Mountain, and Donnie Darko. He’s also starred in other well-known projects like Zodiac, Love and Other Drugs, End of Watch, and Prisoners. Gyllenhaal has been nominated for two Academy Awards and won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his performance in Brokeback Mountain.
His dog love, though, is Atticus, a german shepherd adopted by Jake several years ago. They have an incredibly strong bond and Jake often talks about Atticus as if he were a family member. He takes him on long walks, plays fetch with him, and even has conversations with him. Jake is certain that Atticus understands every word he says, and the two of them can often be found snuggling together on the couch or in bed.
Atticus was named after Atticus Finch, a character in “To Kill a Mockingbird“, one of Jake’s favorite books.
It’s probably Jake’s most lasting love relationship, and he shows it everywhere.
Liam Hemsworth and Dora
Liam Hemsworth is an Aussie thespian. His acting journey launched with appearances on Australian television series like Neighbours and Satisfaction.
In 2009, he ventured to Hollywood and had a supporting role alongside Sylvester Stallone in The Expendables, though his portion was taken out of the script. He then auditioned for the leading part in the 2011 picture Thor, which he did not get as his brother Chris Hemsworth did instead.
He is renowned for his role in The Hunger Games movies and most recently featured in 2016’s Independence Day: Resurgence.
Liam is famously known for his love of dogs. He currently owns three dogs, plus the ones owned by his partner Miley. In November 2015, Liam and Miley adopted Dora, a big Labradoodle they found in a shelter. The couple has been inseparable ever since.
Liam is an advocate for animal rights, and he often promotes awareness about pet adoption through social media. He’s always taking pictures with his canine friends and posts them on Instagram to show off their adorable personalities.
In addition to providing a loving home for these animals, Liam also works with charities that provide food and medical care for homeless pets in need. He often volunteers his time at shelters or participates in fundraising events to help out these charities as well.
Liam is also active in animal rescue, and supports organizations such as the ASPCA and Best Friends Animal Society. He also volunteers at a local animal shelter, where he can be seen walking dogs and helping out with adoption events.
Zach Efron and MACA
Zachary David Alexander, more popularly known as Zac Efron, is a renowned actor who has earned multiple awards such as MTV Movie Awards’ Best Male Performance and Daytime Emmy Award for hosting on Down to Earth with Zac Efron. Alongside his career in film, he is an advocate for animal rights having starred in Save Ralph, a short that raised awareness about animal testing.
Zach has several dogs, including some big ones like MACA, a big ball of muscle and love.
MACA is a pitbull adopted from Bark n’ Bitches in LA. She was due to be put down when the rescue agency discovered her, entrusting her to Zac Efron soon after. Efron was smitten and immediately adopted MACA.
He transformed what would’ve been a tragedy into a beautiful story while also getting a loyal and loving furry friend.
Ryan Reynolds and Baxter
Since the beginning of the nineties, Ryan Reynolds has been performing. He became well-known for his parts in National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002) and Waiting… (2005).
After achieving a series of successes, such as being voted People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010, Reynolds is one of the most successful movie actors ever, with an international box-office gross of more than $5 billion.
In 2017 he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and his part as Deadpool made him hugely popular.
In his personal life, Ryan is also a dog lover. He owns two dogs: Baxter and Billie.
In 2008, Reynolds took in a large golden retriever named Baxter when he was married to Scarlett Johansson. Since they separated, Baxter has been residing with his father permanently.
Billie on the other hand is a mixed race that has been with Reynolds since she was a puppy. As you might know from his social accounts, Billie had to undergo some special training because of her mischievous behavior but right now she’s peacefully living life.
Kristen Bell, Pat and Lola
Kristen Anne Bell is an American actress. She is best known for playing the lead role in the TV series Veronica Mars from 2004-2007, which she received critical praise for her performance. She started acting in high school though a drama club and school theater productions in the 1990s. Bell is renowned due to her marriage with Dax Shepard.
She has several dogs she has rescued and PAT is the big boy at her house. Celebs usually prefer a smaller breed, as it’s the case of Reese Witherspoon, Paris Hilton and Selena Gomez, but it looks like “XL” is the perfect size for Kristen’s pup.
She has also rescued the most heroic puppy you might imagine, Lola. Bell claims that Lola is extremely tolerant and supportive of her daughter Lincoln, even going so far as to act as a nanny. Additionally, Lola is courageous; Bell informed Ellen DeGeneres that the pup once defended their residence against a formidable coyote.
She has been a devoted advocate of bringing in rescue dogs ever since she was young. Her family used to be involved in the Humane Society’s foster initiatives. Additionally, she collaborates with PETA and the Humane Society and also attends dog rescue activities such as Shelter Me: Hearts and Paws.
Hilary Duff and Dubie
Hillary Duff loves dogs, and she’s been with many across the years. One of her most beloved was Dubie, a Bernese Mountain Dog she adopted in 2008 and died in 2018 at the age of 10. They were inseparable from the start and even had matching outfits!
She frequently shared photos of the two of them on social media, and even wrote about their strong bond in her memoir, “Elixir”. Sadly, Dubie passed away in 2018 due to complications from cancer, leaving Duff heartbroken.
However, she was comforted by the memories of all the wonderful times they had shared together. Even though Dubie is gone, Duff still honors his memory by telling stories about him and sharing pictures of their adventures. She reflects fondly on how he always had a positive outlook on life and was an inspiration for her to do the same.
Whenever she feels down or discouraged, she remembers his wise words and finds strength in them. Through these memories, Dubie’s spirit will live on forever in Duff’s heart and he will never be forgotten.
She currently owns three dogs: Beau, Peaches and Lola.
Beau is a rescue dog who was adopted from a shelter in Los Angeles. He is now about seven years old and loves to run around the yard with his two canine siblings.
Peaches is a Chihuahua-pug mix who loves to be spoiled with attention and treats. Hilary rescued her from a shelter in Dallas when she was six months old.
Last but not least, there’s Lola, an Australian Shepherd-Labrador Retriever mix that Hilary adopted from Nashville when she was just two months old.
All three of Hilary’s furry friends have been trained in basic obedience and they love spending time together playing fetch or going on walks around their neighborhood.