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big celebrity dogs

We see lots of celebrities carrying small dogs in and out of high-end boutiques, but what about the big dogs?  In the name of fairness to gentle giants, we went searching for bigger celebrity dogs.  You might be surprised what big names love big dogs like we do!


John Travolta and Kelly Preston – This Hollywood power couple recently added 2 Goldendoodle puppies to their household.


Selena Gomez – The Disney star was photographed at a baseball game, cheering on her father and accompanied by her large brown mixed-breed dog.


Jake Gyllenhaal – In addition to a Puggle, Jake has a German Shepherd named Atticus after the character from “To Kill a Mockingbird.”


Ken Griffey Jr. – This baseball future hall-of-famer is owner of Akeiba the Rottweiler.


Jessica Alba – Her American Bulldog, Bowie, is named after the musician and actor David Bowie.



Will Smith – The actor and musician has multiple Rottweilers.  


Sting - He and his wife share their large Tuscan home with Irish Wolfhounds.


Mark Zuckerberg - The founder of Facebook has a Komondor, a not-so-common herding dog from Hungary.


Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck – The couple, along with their daughter Violet, count a German Shepherd and a Labrador Retriever as part of the family.


Orlando Bloom – While filming Kingdom of Heaven in Morocco, he adopted Sidi, a Saluki-mix rescue dog.


Justin Timberlake – The actor/musician/dancer has three dogs:  a pit bull/Lab mix and two boxers.


Maggie Q - The star of the TV show "Nikita" shares her life with a German Shepherd named Cesar.


Matt Groening – The creator of “The Simpsons” loves Greyhounds.  This is why Bart and Homer adopted Santa’s Little Helper, a retired racing Greyhound.



Do you know of other big celebrity dogs?  Let us know!


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Photo by Marvin Kuo on Flickr and used with Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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