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How To Walk Your Dog Like These Celebrity Dog Lovers

We all can’t be rich and famous, taking our canine companions to celebrity dog resorts or hiring architects for custom-built dog houses.

But we can, with a little planning and the right attitude, emulate the richest and most famous celebrity dog lovers during daily walks.

And here’s how to do it.

What You Should Wear

There is no official dog walking outfit. But if there was, would it involve workout gear or jeans?

Judging by what celebrity dog lovers wear, it’s too close to call. Either way, it seems that casual is the new glamorous when walking the family pooch.

Try wearing ordinary pants, shorts, or a skirt. They can be made of denim, spandex, cotton, leather, or any other material. Aim for solid or neutral tones.

Now for the trick of creating the casual glam of celebrity dog lovers out for a walk: go upscale with your top or shoes. Not both.

For example, wear Converse high-tops with jeans. Then pair them with a tailored blouse or trim T-shirt and well-fitting blazer.

Or do the reverse. On top, wear a simple T-shirt and hoodie but on your feet rock a pair of Olivela designer sandals.

To create a full-out glamorous dog-walking outfit, women can wear silhouette dresses or sport luxurious jewelry.

If it’s raining or snowing, choose coats and footwear that say you understand practicality but won’t give up on style.

And if you want to look like a celebrity who doesn’t want to be recognized while walking the dog, sunglasses, scarves, and hats are go-to accessories that are always in fashion.

Whatever you do, get inspiration from celebrity dog-walking outfits then change one thing to make it your own.

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What Your Dog Should Wear

Celebrities know that they aren’t the only one out for a walk. Their canine friend also needs to make a good impression.

How to do that falls into two categories: With clothing and without.

Celebrities who tend to dress their pups include Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Paris Hilton. If you want to follow their lead, find garments that are the right size and reflect the animal’s personality, not yours.

Many people believe it’s also important to match the style of clothing to the breed. Chihuahuas in leather jackets can work but Great Dane’s in tutus can be considered gauche.

If you’re among those who believe a dog’s fur is their best outfit, you can still accessorize. Choose collars and leashes that reflect the setting or your dog’s personality.

For example, on a bright early spring day, opt for a leaf green collar or leash with flowers on it. If you’re taking your dog with you to an outdoor evening event, rhinestones or gold could be the answer. Collars that match your outfit is a visual clue to how much you love your canine friend.

To create a more classic look, give your dog a narrow leather collar. The addition of a colorful bandanna can add a timeless sense of fun.

As for footwear, do what’s best for your dog. In colder climates, small breeds can develop sore feet if they don’t have protection. Make sure they fit well and provide some traction.

What To Carry

Yes, even celebrity dog lovers need to carry poop bags. But they know how to carry them with style.

Ladies can sport a small, across-the-body purse or carry a sophisticated tote bag.

Gents are more likely to carry supplies in their pockets. Although, some famous guys like Hugh Jackman and Brad Pitt find courier-style shoulder bags useful.

Some dogs aren’t big enough to handle long walks. For those situations, there’s a wide range of over-the-shoulder dog carriers. Puppy gets a view of the action but doesn’t have to do any of the work!

And, it seems that most celebs have a smartphone in their hand when walking their dog. Maybe you’re already more like a celebrity than you think!

Where to Go

The destination is an important part of the walk for celebrity dog lovers. Besides giving the pup a place to do their business, the location can create an image.

If you want to be seen as a relaxed, down-to-earth person, walks in the park, in a ravine, or along a beach are perfect.

To convey a more corporate, time is money sensibility, stick to busy urban streets and parkettes.

Family walks are best suited to wider, suburban streets and parks with playgrounds. But people who are single and looking might want to take Fido with them as they shop and do errands.

Walking Routines of Celebrity Dog Lovers

There’s no way to know for certain but it appears that walking routines are difficult for celebrities to maintain. Travel is a necessary part of work for most well-known actors and musicians.

It’s common for celebrities to have professional dog walkers on standby.

But if you don’t have that problem, the celebrity dog walking routine you might want to follow comes from Cesar Millan, aka The Dog Whisperer. Many famous people have followed his tips for dog walking and made the daily activity better for everyone.

A Last Thought

When the spotlight is off, many celebrities are like us. They care deeply for their pets and do what they can to keep them happy and healthy.

But when the spotlight is on, celebrities offer a valuable lesson about walking our dogs. Be confident, dress in your own style, and above all else, be proud of your pup.

How about you? Do people think you’re a celebrity by the way you walk your dog? Share your stories of paparazzi-worthy dog walks. Or if you’ve seen celebrities walking their dogs, what did you learn from them?

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10 of the Best Canine Stars in Kid’s Movies (Dog Stars!)

Best dogs starring in kids’ movies: What was your favourite movie when you were younger? Children’s movies are enjoyable and exciting, filled with plenty of action, adventure and comedy.

But in amongst all the fun and games, almost always there is an animal to be found. And from loveable pups to animated favorites, dogs are one of the most popular animals in kid’s movies.

As we’re feeling reminiscent, here are ten of our favourite canine movie stars. Why not take the opportunity to curl up on the sofa with a blanket and a bowl of popcorn and catch up on some of your childhood favourites this season?

Beethoven

The loveable St Bernard is the star of the Beethoven films, starting with the 1992 children’s comedy flick. Starring Charles Grodin and Bonnie Hunt, the movie centres around Beethoven, a St Bernard named after the classical composer of the same name. During the sequel, the St Bernard puppies starring in the film reportedly grew so fast that over 100 different pups were cast in the role of the movie’s four puppies!

Toto:

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Terry (not a Yorkie!) the Cairn Terrier appeared in the grand total of 16 movies, the most famous of which was her portrayal of Toto opposite Judy Garland’s Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz in 1939. Owned and trained by Carl Spitz, it seemed as though little Terry was always destined for stardom.

In fact, The Wizard of Oz proved to be so popular that Terry’s name was officially changed to Toto several years after her starring role. Sadly, Terry passed away in 1945, but her memory lives on through her movie performances and the memorial dedicated to her at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.

Lady and the Tramp

Who doesn’t love a classic Disney movie? The 1955 animated movie follows two dogs, Lady and the Tramp. The two come from vastly different worlds but are soon introduced and come together through a series of circumstances. Whether you prefer Tramp, the scruffy stray, or Lady, the refined pampered pooch, the Lady and the Tramp is undoubtedly an enduring family favourite.

Lady and the Tramp are the two best “dog stars” this side of Canis Minor!

Marley

One movie which never fails to bring a tear to the eye is Marley & Me. Based on the novel by John Grogan, the story follows the life of the Grogan family and their dog Marley. The yellow Labrador retriever was played by a rescue dog named Rudy from Tampa Bay – who says that rescue dogs can’t act?

101 Dalmatians:

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Arguably one of the most famous and beloved Disney films of all time, 101 Dalmatians is a surefire family favourite. The original animated classic was released in 1961, with a live-action remake hitting our screens in 1996. With so many dogs needed for the live-action movie, all that training must have been a daunting task!

Copper

Another Disney favourite, the 1981 movie The Fox and The Hound features a fox named Tod and a hound dog by the name of Copper. During the course of the movie, the two struggle to maintain their friendship against the backdrop of social pressures and basic animal instincts. Voiced by Kurt Russell, it’s no surprise that Copper is one of Disney’s best canine characters.

Lassie:

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Lassie Come Home!

The story of Lassie is one which has withstood the test of time, with more than ten movies as well as TV shows, radio appearances and books being released around the story. In the famous 1943 movie Lassie Come Home, the titular role was played by a Rough Collie named Pal. After his starring role, Pal went on to play Lassie in six more films before the honour was passed on to his offspring – Pal’s descendants continued to play Lassie for many years after.

Bolt

One for a more modern audience, animated movie Bolt was released in 2008. Starring a dog who believes he has superpowers, Bolt is an action-packed comedy-adventure film that stars John Travolta in the titular role. What’s not to love?

Doogal

The Magic Roundabout has long been a children’s favourite, with loveable pooch Doogal capturing the hearts and imaginations of kids across the globe. From the original TV series to the 2005 Magic Roundabout film and Doogal, in 2006, the character’s popularity shows no signs of waning.

Buddy:

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The star of the 1997 comedy, Air Bud, is a golden retriever named Buddy. In fact, the success of the film even sparked a whole franchise around Buddy! Found as a stray in 1989, Buddy was another pooch destined for stardom who went on to enjoy a successful career in the limelight.

Of course, it’s essential to remember that many of these movies have important lessons to teach us. From caring for your pets to the importance of the humble dog tag, there are many things we can take away from these movies. Plus, that’s not to mention one of the most important lessons of all – the relationship between children and their pets!

At the end of the day, however, one thing’s for sure. These might be movies for children, but we still love all of our favourite canine stars!


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5 Celebrity Inspired Dog Walking Outfits

Just because you’re walking your dog, it doesn’t mean you can wear pajamas! After all, you want both you and your pooch to look amazing.

Most dog owners walk their pets for at least eight hours and 54 minutes a week. You never know who you’ll bump into while taking a stroll through the park.

Nowadays, there are plenty of dog walking outfits for every style. Throw away your old clothes and put something nice on.

Walk your furry friend in style with these celebrity-inspired outfits:

Cardigan and Jeans

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The Fifty Shades of Grey actress loves to wear cozy cardigans and jeans when walking her pooch. Her fashion style is classy yet relaxed.

Dakota matches her dog walking outfits with a pair of boots and black-rimmed glasses. Her geek chic look doesn’t go unnoticed.

You can do the same – put on a blazer or a cardigan plus boyfriend jeans. Wear a basic T-shirt or a sweater beneath the cardigan.

Hoodie and Yoga Pants

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Gigi Hadid looks stunning in leggings and yoga pants! She usually matches them with cropped hoodies or loose jackets.

This outfit is perfect for a long walk in the park. It keeps you warm and shows how hard you’ve worked your legs. Put on a pair of sneakers and you’re good to go!

Parka Jacket and Classic Jeans

Dog walking is anything but fun when the temperature drops. However, this doesn’t mean you should keep your pooch inside the house.

Take inspiration from Sienna Miller and wear a cozy parka jacket. Match it with classic jeans and boots to stay warm. Better yet, add a hat to the mix!

Get some cute accessories for your pet too. A custom dog tag or a stylish vest will make him look awesome!

A Cute Romper

Don’t let the hot weather stop you from taking long walks! A fashionable romper is all you need to stay cool in the summer.

Olivia Munn, for instance, looks fabulous in rompers. She matches them with sneakers or slip-on shoes for a comfortable walk.

Rompers come in all shapes and styles. You don’t have to be super lean to wear one! Go online for inspiration.

From sleeveless rompers to ruffle rompers and chiffon rompers, there are hundreds of models available. Choose one that matches your body type. For a classy look, pick a romper dress.

Tank Top and Maxi Skirt

Look casual yet feminine like Ashley Tisdale in a tank top and maxi skirt. The actress prefers pastel colors, such as pink and cream. She also has a passion for wedges!

This kind of outfit looks great on everyone! Whether you’re full-figured or slender, people will compliment your style.

If you’re not into wedges, go for flats or slip-ons.

How to Choose the Best Dog Walking Outfits

As you see, there are no set rules on what to wear when walking your pooch. It all comes down to your preferences.

The whole point is to feel comfortable without compromising on style. Jeans, leggings, T-shirts, and casual jackets are a great choice. If heels are your thing, go for it!

What are your favorite dog-walking outfits? Share your picks below!

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5 Ways Your Dog Can Help You Get a Date

If you have a dog companion, you may know owning a pet helps ward off loneliness. But, you may not have considered how your pup can help you find a human mate, too.

In a British study by the National Institute of Health, they found that 5% of dog owners had dated someone they met while walking their furry friends. And, according to sources that cite the study, 1.5% of those people are still together with that same partner.

Walking the dog is a healthy way for both of you to get exercise and have fun.

But, before you hit the pavement or the park with your pup, we want you to be prepared when you spot your dream date.

So, read on for advice and star-worthy pickup lines that’ll make the cuties swoon!

Walking The Dog Helps To Connect Over Puppy Love

When one puppy lover meets another, it’s natural to feel a common connection.

With your four-legged family member in tow, you’re apt to get more attention than if you were solo.

If you cross paths with someone who wouldn’t normally take notice, there’s a greater chance that they might look twice simply due to the company you keep when you’re out walking the dog.

Who hasn’t caught praise for their pet when out for a stroll, or paused to let an admirer pet your pup?

But walking the dog might not be enough to score you a date. That’s why we’ve included a few extra pointers.

How to Get a Date With the Help of Your Dog

With your dog working as your “wingman”, you’re more likely to get a date with other dog devotees, especially if you go to the right places and have a few good conversation starters in mind.

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Where to Find Dates With a Dog

It helps to pick locations where you’ll be apt to run into others walking the dog. Or at least choose a dog-friendly place that attracts the same breed of people as yourself.

To find a date with someone who digs you and your dog you might want to check out some of the top spots for pet-lovers.

  • Dog Parks
  • Humane Society Volunteer Days and Special Events
  • Pet Stores
  • Dog Training Classes
  • Breed Meetup Groups
  • Vet Sponsored Activities
  • Dog Rescue Groups
  • Doggy Fun Days at State or Local Parks
  • Dog-friendly Trails

And don’t discount the power of social media. You may strike up an online conversation with a member of a dog-centered group that you want to continue in person.

Following some of those cute dogs on Instagram may lead to meeting their cute owner. After all, the internet’s well known for bringing couples together these days.

5 All-Star Pick Up Lines to Use When Walking the Dog

You may not feel at ease flirting with girls at the dog park right off the bat. But, with practice, you’ll become a pro magnet for attracting the cutest pet lovers at the park.

To make sure you don’t have to worry about getting cold feet while thinking of something clever say, let these pick-up lines break the ice for you.

  1. “I see our dogs really like each other. How about a double date?”
  2. “I should have known that a dog as cute as yours would have such a cute owner!”
  3. “My dog seems to really like you, and his intuition is never wrong. It’s a sure sign that I should ask you out!”
  4. “What a beautiful dog! I can see she takes after her owner.”
  5. “Want to meet up again with us here later this week? I’ll bring the dog treats.”

Obviously, you don’t want to use a pickup line about their dog if they are walking alone. Make sure that you choose one that’s appropriate for your situation.

Ready To Make The Next Move?

Once you get your crush’s attention, don’t stop there.

These pickup lines are great starters, but you’ll need more than these one-liners to keep the momentum going.

Check out our blog to stock up on conversation material that’ll give you plenty to gab about on your first date with a dog-lover!

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6 Most Expensive Celebrity Homes (and Their Dogs!)

Forget eating cold kibble in a plastic bowl by the laundry room.

Celebrity pets are swaddled in luxury, from their designer duds to their lush beds (both of which, might we add, are nicer than our own).

That’s why, when designing a home, many superstars will make sure there are plenty of amenities for their pampered pooches.

Today, we’re taking a look at some of the most expensive celebrity homes and the furbabies that lounge there.

Ready to go? Let’s get into it!


1. Oprah Winfrey’s Montecito Estate

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Does your doggie love curling up in front of The Animal Channel? He’d have the time of his life in Oprah’s Montecito, California retreat, valued at $90 million.

With an in-home movie theater, six bedrooms, and whopping 14 bathrooms, there’s plenty of space for the television megastar’s five pups: Luke and Layla (golden retrievers) Lauren and Sunny (springer spaniels) and Sadie (cocker spaniel)!

When they tire of indoor luxuries, the mini moguls can head out to the fully stocked, man-made lake and splash around. Can we come too?


2. Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion

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With the recent news of Hefner’s passing, many wondered what would happen to the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Lady and Charlie, he doted on with his wife, Crystal.

While it’s not clear yet where they’ll take up future residence, they’ve been living pretty high on the hog in the iconic Playboy Mansion, which is worth a reported $100 million, making it one of the most expensive celebrity homes ever.

When any of the mansion’s 29 rooms begin to bore them, the pups are free to wander around the guest house, try their hand on the tennis courts, or hit up the wine cellar, where we’d venture to guess they’re the life of the party!


3. Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Bel-Air Beauty

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The reigning king and queen of rap are “Crazy in Love” with their fluffy white family dog, which they revealed to the world in 2016.

Though there has been speculation around the breed (Is it a poodle? Maybe a Maltese Toy?) and the couple hasn’t revealed its name yet, one thing’s for certain: It’s one lucky dog.

Complete with a 15-car garage, spa center, and whirlpool that seats 12 guests, the pair’s $120 million Bel-Air estate offers no shortage of opulence.

When the pooch needs to jet off to NYC for a weekend getaway, it’s no problem. A private helicopter pad is just steps away!

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4. Tiger Woods’ Florida Compound

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Following his high-profile divorce, Woods splurged on a $60 million mansion in Jupiter, Florida. He now shares the home with his son, daughter and their newest pup “Bugs,” a black and white cutie who joined the family in 2015.

In all, the family has three dogs, all of which are free to explore the 12-acre property’s many swanky features.

Arguably the best one? The four-hole golf course that serves as the backyard. Bugs may have a better swing than we do!


5. Ryan Seacrest’s Beverly Hills Retreat

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The busiest man in Hollywood has to have an incredible place to chill, right?

Seacrest purchased his mansion from Ellen DeGeneres for approximately $49 million in 2012, making it one of the most expensive homes ever sold. He shares it with his three-year-old black lab, Georgia.

If the pond, guesthouse, and 9,200-square-foot main residence don’t offer enough excitement, Georgia can always come to work with her dad. She made an appearance on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” in May 2017 and earned rave reviews!


6. Michael Jordan’s Chicago Slam Dunk

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There’s no denying you’re at MJ’s mansion! The basketball icon adorned his front gate with the number “23” to mark the spot.

With 15 bathrooms, a full basketball court, putting green, and even a card room, his northern Chicago estate has everything that anyone — and any dog — could want.

The family pet, a furry little nugget named Mila, can roam around the property’s indoor movie theater, basketball gym, cigar room, and more.

Have around $15 million to spend? You’re in luck! The home has been on the market for five years.


Pups Patrolling the Most Expensive Celebrity Homes

Interested in keeping up with these infamous pooches and their superstar parents? If so, keep reading!

Our blog is dedicated to the swanky, rich dogs of Hollywood and all the shenanigans they get themselves into.

Follow along as we explore their adventures, crush over their clothes, and apply their style tricks to our own favorite Fidos. We can’t all live like a doggie diva, but we can dream, right?

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