We love Athletes as much as we love sports. Many of us are interested and eager to know Athletes outside their sport. Well it’s a quite comforting to discover that Athletes we love have a soft spot in their hearts which is evident in their love for dogs. A lot of them have multiple dogs, continue to rescue strays and are actively involved in animal charities. Here are a few famous athletes who are in love with pets.
Serena Williams and her dog – Chip
The celebrated No. 1 Singles American professional tennis player is fond of dogs. She has owned a dog ever since she was 17 and even suffered the loss of her first dog 2 weeks before winning her first ‘Grand Slam’. This was a very emotional time in her life. However, she now owns the cutest four-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, named Chip! Serena loves to take videos of Chip as he runs around. Chip is so adorable and travels almost everywhere with Serena.
Neymar Jr. and his dogs – Poker, Truco and Flush
Brazilian footballer, Neymar, who is one of the best players in the world and even currently considered the most expensive footballer, has a golden retriever – Poker. He loves his dog so much that, Poker has an Instagram account with 61k followers where all his videos and photos are shared. The 26-year-old is so in love with dogs that, he added two more golden retrievers, named Truco and Flush to his family. It’s obvious that Neymar loves card games which is evident by the names of his dogs.