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10 Athletes Who Are Crazy Dog Lovers

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I can’t imagine there being a better pet to have than a dog. They are the coolest animals in the world, and they are so much fun to be around. Numerous athletes agree as several sports stars can frequently be seen hanging out with their favorite pooches. Check out 10 athletes who are crazy dog lovers.

Matt Wieters

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Matt Wieters

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The “Show Your Soft Side” campaign was started in 2009 to combat the numerous incidents of animal abuse in Baltimore. The idea was to put up billboards of athletes holding their favorite pets as a way to show the people the kindness that must be showered upon animals. Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is shown hanging out with his German shepherd.

Riley Cote

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Riley Cote

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Former hockey player Riley Cote holds his dog Knuckles at a One Million Pibble March, which is in support of the “Show Your Soft Side” campaign.

Tim Tebow

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Tim Tebow

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Tim Tebow gives his dog Bronx some puppy love. Apparently, his Rhodesian ridgeback puppy was originally named Bronco, as in the Denver Broncos, but he changed it to Bronx when he was traded to the New York Jets a couple of years ago.

Serena Williams

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Serena Williams

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Serena Williams’ little dog Chip accompanies her everywhere, including her tennis matches.

Vernon Davis

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Vernon Davis

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Vernon Davis loves dogs, which is probably why he recently adopted a French bulldog puppy named Chip.

Greg Biffle

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Greg Biffle

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NASCAR driver Greg Biffle’s dog Foster is just one of the many reasons why he and his wife organized the Greg Biffle Foundation, which raises awareness for the overall well-being of animals.

David Ortiz

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David Ortiz

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Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hangs out with his tiny dog Mikey prior to Spring Training.

Manny Acosta

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Manny Acosta

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Former New York Mets pitcher Manny Acosta says goodbye to his dog prior to getting on the team bus.

David Price

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David Price

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Starting pitcher David Price’s dog Astro was showered with gifts when he accompanied the team to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers last season. And yes, that’s an Astro bobblehead in the photograph.

Gus Kenworthy

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Gus Kenworthy

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The athlete who is the biggest dog lover has to be US Olympian Gus Kenworthy. The skier rescued several stray puppies in Sochi, Russia during the Winter Olympics. He then refused to return to the United States unless he could bring his rescues with him. Kenworthy adopted a couple of the puppies, while he gave away the rest to family and friends.

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