The Most Wonderful Day of the Year: National Pet Day

For pet owners, every day is National Pet Day, but today we can post excessively on our social media accounts without an excuse (sorry, not sorry) because today is National Pet Day!

On the best day of the year, we’re giving you a roundup of celebrities who are just like us with their pet obsessions.

The Dog Whisperer 

Of course, the Dog Whisperer.  

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed 

These kids… Saved, safe, pregnant and loved. You @nikkireed along with the three exceptional women and The Diane Warren Foundation pulled these beautiful, smart and sentient beings from certain death somewhere in a cold Colorado feedlot. I saw the inner workings of it all… The phone calls, texts, emails the bank transactions… The sleepless nights of the endless battles of animal rescue. It’s one of the many reasons I fell madly in love with this woman. It’s that compassion, that passion and determination to help creatures around her that is a gift to see every day. Thank you my love, for bringing these beautiful donkey girls and the other mustang colts and fillies that you ladies saved into our lives…. What an amazing day being with you and our new girls today. Wow. I love you

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Ian and his wife Nikki Reed love all animals; so much so, that a portion of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation is dedicated to animals.

Miley Cyrus 

A kiss for Emu! 💋❤️💋❤️ #InternationalKissingDay

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Miley even has a tattoo of her dog, Mary Jane!

Lucy Hale 

Happy #nationalpuppyday to my literal best friend. Elvis, I love you buddy.

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Lucy Hale, most famous from Pretty Little Liars, tells all of her secrets to her dog, Elvis. Hopefully, he can keep secrets too.

Taylor Swift 

Waiting for #reputation like…

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Even Taylor Swift can’t shake it off that she’s a crazy cat lady.

Ashley Tisdale 

My ❤ Maui #happynationalpetday

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She certainly bopped her way to the top with this cutie.

The Real Housewives of New York City 

It’s hard to walk around NYC without seeing one of the Housewives with their pups! Check them out at NYC’s first dog-friendly cafe.

Paris Hilton 

Miss my @HiltonPets already! 😻 #INeedYou

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Her favorite accessory is her dog.

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Emily Garber

Freelance & Content Site Editor

Emily is always on the look-out for pet-related news and trends. She FaceTimes with her two dogs, Tucker and Stella, and her cat Miley at least once a day!