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Originally posted 12/21/2012 02:30PM
Christmas has come a few days early for Zoë Saldana.
The actress has received a gift in the form of a little white rescue pup that she adopted just days before the holiday.
"Meet Mugsy!!! Rescued her last week – my best friend named her – ha! She's adorable and super smart," Saldana Tweeted Thursday, with a photo of the wiry-haired pooch sitting in the passenger's seat of a car.
Originally posted 12/11/2012 07:00AM
Sherri Shepherd has bonded so quickly with the new dog she adopted over the weekend that she's got a very important question to put before her boss.
"I'm going to ask Barbara [Walters] if I can bring her to work," The View cohost tells PEOPLE. "I'm going to get her when she's in a really good mood – after she interviews the President."
The 3-year-old black Lab, which Shepherd adopted from the Baker Bridge Rescue of Charleston, Tenn., arrived on Saturday and has been by the 30 Rock star's side ever since.
Originally posted 12/03/2012 03:30PM
Lucky is the homeless dog that crosses Maria Menounos's path.
The Dancing with the Stars alum rescued six dogs just before Thanksgiving – and she's permanently added three of them to her brood of five!
The massive doggy rescue happened last month when Menounos and her boyfriend found three dogs abandoned by the side of a road. They took the pups to a nearby animal shelter hoping they could locate the dog's owners, but instead, they left the shelter with three more poodles and were charged with finding homes for all six.
Originally posted 11/27/2012 03:30PM
Miley Cyrus couldn't be happier about the newest addition to the Cyrus family – and she took to Twitter to tell the world about it.
"@tishcyrus @noahcyrus just rescued baby 'Rosie' from @spotrescuedogs ❤ another angel saved," she Tweeted on Monday.
Originally posted 11/12/2012 04:15PM
On Friday, filming for her new TV show Bomb Girls couldn't wrap soon enough for Rosie O'Donnell, who was eager to go home to her newest family member.
"Leaving toronto – heading home to meet my new puppy – see my wife and kids –," she wrote on Twitter. "I am so happy and I love feeling so good #gratitudealways."
The comedian and her family welcomed a 4-month old teacup Yorkie named Binky, who has no doubt helped ease the loss of their dog, Nicky, who died last month from old age.
Binky joins the family's two other dogs: playful Roxy and Missy, who is still warming to the idea of having a new pup in the house.
Originally posted 11/12/2012 02:05PM
She traveled to New York to talk about disaster relief after Hurricane Sandy, and Denise Richards ended up doing some serious relief of her own.
When the actress visited a North Shore Animal League America shelter in Long Island, N.Y., on Saturday to help spread the word about relief efforts in the area and encourage adoptions, she met one shelter resident and couldn't let go.
Richards adopted a black Labrador mix puppy, originally named Tara which she has since changed it to Lily.
Originally posted 11/09/2012 09:50AM
LeAnn Rimes said she felt like she was starting over, and this week, she means it.
The singer is beginning a whole new chapter – a wiggly one on four legs – with a puppy she and her family adopted on Wednesday.
The surprise addition joined Rimes, husband Eddie Cibrian, and Cibrian's sons – Mason, 9, and Jake, 5 – after a very rough morning: the puppy was abandoned in traffic on a busy street in the Los Angeles area.
Originally posted 11/06/2012 11:30AM
Honey Boo Boo loves her chicken nugget – and her chicken, Nugget.
That's right, 6-year-old pageant princess Alana Thompson has found a BFF in her new pet bird.
"Meet Alana's new pet NUGGET," reads a message on Thompson's official Facebook page, which is run by Honey Boo Boo's mother, June Shannon, and a friend named Bobbie.
The Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star's new chicken seems to have filled the void left by Glitzy the pig, the pet she was forced to give away recently because he was interrupting the her beauty sleep by waking her at dawn for food. Like the tiny pig, Honey Boo Boo and Nugget have been spending a lot of time together.
Originally posted 10/29/2012 11:35AM
Here's some advice from Lauren Conrad: "Never go to the animal shelter 'just to look,'" she explained on Instagram last week. "It never ends that way."
It seems that Conrad couldn't stop at looking during a recent trip to an animal shelter, and adopted an adorable puppy that she named Fitz.
Conrad recently wrapped up her book tour and marked the end of her promotional schedule with a new beginning.
Originally posted 10/26/2012 12:40PM
Usher will do anything to win – even if it costs him $12,000.
And win he did last night at the Pencils of Promise Gala in New York City, where the singer (and a judge on season 4 of The Voice) bid that many hefty pennies for a goldendoodle puppy. The pooch was being auctioned to raise funds for the charity, which builds schools in Laos, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Ghana.
At last year's gala event, the singer tried to take home a puppy at auction, but was outbid by a family who eventually named the pooch Usher.
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