Stars’ best friends! Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and more celebrities have asked their furry friends for help during the coronavirus outbreak – and many are forever sheltering puppies in need.
The “Slide Away” singer, 27 and friend Cody Simpson introduced their rescue puppy Bo to their Instagram followers earlier this month, contributing to Cyrus’s growing pet menagerie. The Disney alum spoke to the owner of the Wagmor Luxury Spa, Hotel & Rescue in California, Melissa Bacelar, during a recent episode of her Instagram Live series and discussed how the current COVID-19 crisis has affected animal shelters across the country.
‘[Bo] was so shy when we first got him and he is now completely out of his shell. He’s such a mama’s boy, which I love, “Cyrus told the shelter owner earlier this month.
Gomez, also 27, also used her platform to encourage fans to think about the dog mates who need a safe home in this hectic time. “I would like to introduce my new family member, Daisy,” said the Spring Breakers actress said during a livestream on Instagram in March. “I know some friends who cherish now, just to give animals a safe place … I couldn’t help it, I had to keep her.”
Fostering or adopting a pet not only benefits the happy pups who get a home forever, but having the support of a pet is equally good for the new caregivers, especially during periods of high stress. For actress Camila Morronenurturing her husky was “the best decision” she could have made for her sanity during self-quarantine.
“For all my friends who are interested in doing this, DO IT,” the 22-year-old Argentine native endorsed a fun Instagram post of herself and her new pup, noting that nurturing an animal in need is a life-changing experience is. “You won’t regret it ❤️❤️❤️❤️ These sweet creatures need you so much.”
Scroll down to see which other stars have adopted or raised dogs to help them get through their coronavirus isolation.