Celebrities may be known for their expensive taste, but when it comes to pets, not all of them adopt the same shopping mantras. In fact, many celebrities are huge advocates of adoption and rescue animals, and speak out against buying pets, especially those from puppy mills and pet shops. We've rounded up 10 celebrities who are not just famous for their movies, music and TV shows, but also because of their many rescued pets.
Pets: Cher, Delta, Delilah, Jessi, Waylon, Virginia Bluebell, Black Betty (dogs)
According to Blake Shelton, the country star's husband, Lambert, has been known to bring home a stray dog more often than not. For that reason, the couple shares their home with seven rescue dogs. Lambert is so passionate about rescue animals that she even created a non-profit organization called The Muttnation Foundation, dedicated to ending pet homelessness and suffering.
Pets: 30 dogs, 14 horses, 4 goats, 2 pigs
Kelly Clarkson isn't just an "American Idol" sweetheart; she's also an animal savior. Clarkson refers to her home in Texas as "Eddie's Rescue Ranch." Here, the pop superstar takes in animals that need special care and attention, from dogs to horses to pigs.
Pets: Wallace, Fina, Chip, Willie, Chazz, Baylor (dogs)
Growing up in Texas, Selena Gomez realized at an early age how many neglected animals were in need of homes. "It just never made sense to any of us not to get a shelter dog," Gomez told People Pets. Since then, Gomez has welcomed six dogs into her family.
Pets: Jama-Lynx, Dennis and Moke (cats)
Fans of the "Vampire Diaries" star are fully aware of Ian Somerhalder's passion for animals. In 2011, he testified in front of Congress in support of wildlife and environmental conservation. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Wyler Award, given by the Humane Society to celebrities and public figures who have made animal protection a priority in their lives. Outside of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, the actor is a self-proclaimed "cat man." He shares his home with three adorable rescue cats.
Pets: Lola, Sadie, Mr. Shakes (dogs)
Kristen Bell may be tiny, but she's got a huge heart for animal advocacy. Bell is a proud mom to three rescue dogs, one of which she brought home when she volunteered at the Helen Woodward Animal Center after Hurricane Katrina. Bell also created "The Special Needs Pet Project" to benefit the Humane Society.
Pets: Floyd, Ziggy, Happy, Mary Jane, Penny Lane, Bean (dogs)
Followers of Miley Cyrus' Instagram may be inundated with her scantily clad, crop-top-wearing selfies, but they also find that she's constantly posting pictures of her adorable rescue pups, too. Cyrus now has six rescue dogs in her family. She once summed up her thoughts about her pets by tweeting the following: "There's times when I think we don't rescue them, but they save us." Cyrus also uses social media to support and promote animal charities around the world.
Pets: Zoe (dog), Miles (dog), Luca (miniature donkey), Geronimo (miniature donkey), 3 horses
Wendie Malick does not believe that she chooses her rescue animals, but rather, that they choose her. Although Malick does not have human children, she is an avid rescue animal mom. She shares her ranch with her two dogs, two miniature donkeys and three horses. While some people may think seven animals is a lot of work, Malick is quick to say that they are far from it. "We are so lucky. I consider myself so blessed to have animals," she once told People Pets.
Pets: Leon Bear (cat), Walter (cat), Apple (cat), Charlie Boy (cat)
Ostrosky recently admitted that she was turning into "one of those crazy cat ladies." But her hubby, Howard Stern, can't complain. He's got just as big of a soft spot for rescue animals as she does. Over the years, the couple has welcomed countless rescue pets into their homes, namely felines. Otrosky works closely with the North Shore Animal League to help foster cats who are in need of homes. The couple recently lost their beloved dog Bianca, but plan on adopting a dog this summer.
Pets: Maddie (cat), Addison (cat), Theo (cat), Vincent (cat), Joni (dog), Jackson (dog)
When Mandy Moore is out on the road, her husband, Ryan Adams, isn't the only one she misses. Moore has admitted that she yearns to be back home with her furry little family. The music power couple shares their home with three cats and two dogs, all of which were rescued.
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Pets: Coco Chanel (chicken), Totes McGoat (goat), Mitzi (dog), Hattie (dog), Hank (pig)
It appears as though four kids isn't enough for Tori Spelling. The "Beverly Hills 90210" actress and reality-TV star continues to open her home to as many animal "children" as she can possibly fit. Spelling doesn't just limit herself to dogs; she and her family have adopted a chicken, a goat and a pig into their home. These farm animals don't just live outside, however. They even cuddle up in bed with her, Dean and the kids.
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