17 Celebrities Adopted or Rescued Their Pets and Made the World a Bit Better

Knowing that our favorite celebrities have made the conscious decision to save an animal’s life and give it a safe home makes us admire them all the more. Our adorable 4-legged friends require a lot of attention and affection, especially if they had a rough start in life. And when these busy stars choose to shower a vulnerable pet with their love, this only attests to how big their hearts really are.

Bright Side adores when celebrities give us a glimpse into their private lives. Here are some famous people who made the world a better place by becoming proud parents of rescued pets.

Ryan Reynolds and Baxter

The Hollywood heartthrob was at a shelter in Houston looking for a rescue dog for his friend when he first crossed paths with his Golden Retriever mix. After taking him for a short walk, the actor found it hard to leave the adorable pet behind, and this is how he spontaneously decided to adopt him. He described their encounter ’’like a very brief rom-com.’’

Jennifer Aniston, Clyde, and Lord Chesterfield

It’s no surprise that the actress who has been a long-time advocate for rescue animals is a proud parent of a few pets. She currently has 3 — Clyde, a gray Schnauzer mix; Sophie, a black and white Pit Bull mix; and Lord Chesterfield, a white Shepherd mix who joined the family in 2020.

Chris Evans and Dodger

It was while filming the movie, Gifted, that the actor found his rescue dog, during a scene that took place in a shelter. You can get a sense of the adorable bond these 2 share just by scrolling through Evans’ social media.

Hilary Swank and Lucky, Karoo, Rumi, and Kai

It’s been years that the beloved actress has been volunteering in animal shelters and helping find safe homes for thousands of rescued animals. Her current pet family consists of 4 extremely adorable members.

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