Who doesn’t love little dogs? The rich and famous, who could have their pick of ANY breed in the world, are undoubtedly fond of Yorkies, Morkies and Maltese. Here are just a few celeb pups!
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Drake is the latest Celeb to fall for a Morkie
Here he is in Toronto, pictured with the Morkie’s breeder. Below, a photo shoot at Langdon Hall.
Singer-Songwriter Jann Arden and her Morkie Midi
This is Jann Arden’s little Morkie called Midi (it’s a musical term).
Jann has had many adventures with her, including being kicked off a CN Train on her way to a concert in Canada’s capital, Ottawa. Part way through the trip, a porter noticed little Midi in a kennel cage and gave the singer two choices: stow her Morkie with the rest of the luggage (!!) or get off the train. Rumour has it Jann pulled the stop cord, and got off!
Jann Arden and Jon Montgomery sit for an interview with Jann’s dog Midi in Toronto
Jessie Tyler Ferguson and Leaf the Morkie
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita and their dogs, Sam and Leaf, in front of their Los Feliz home
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Johnie Depp and Pistol and Boo the Yorkies
Johnny Depp and his then-wife Amber Heard paid a $1,000 fine last year after pleading guilty to making a false customs declaration that she had no animals, during their working visit to Australia.
Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, has said the government will examine whether Johnny Depp committed “perjury” by smuggling dogs into the country while knowing it was illegal.
Johnny Depp seems crazy about his two Yorkies, pictured here on set in Australia to shoot one of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
Molly Sims and Chloe and Poupette the Yorkies
Molly Sims and her pair of Yorkies, Chloe and Poupette. She takes them everywhere – along with her baby – in their own doggy stroller!
Whitney Houston and Doogie the Yorkie
The late Whitney Houston loved her little Yorkie Doogie. When the singer passed away, daughter Bobbi Kristina took over care of the Yorkie and added two more of her own. Whitney’s sister now looks after the remaining dogs.
The Nixons and Yorkie Pasha
Presidential Pup President Richard Nixon in the White House, 1970, with the family’s pet Yorkie Pasha. The dog was bought for his daughter Tricia, but Nixon seems to have loved the pup just as much.
STEVEN TYLER AND HIS YORKIES
Who says real mean can’t love little dogs?
More Yorkie Celebs
Left to right. Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman; Rocker Ozzie Osbourne and wife Sharon with their baby; tennis superstar Venus Williams.
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Celebrity Maltese dogs go waaaaaay back!
Maltese dogs are one of the oldest breeds still around today. It’s believed they were pets to Ancient Greeks including Aristotle, a whopping 2,600 years ago! Many members of the British Royalty were very attached to these loving lapdogs, even centuries ago.
Left to right; the Duchess of Alba with her Maltese, painted by Goya in 1797; Marie Antoinette around 1780; Queen Elizabeth I in the 1580s; Mary Queen of Scots, with her Maltese in the 1590s.
Elvis and his Maltese
In THIS century, fans of the Maltese included Elvis, left, who bought several of the dogs as gifts for girlfriends and his mother.
Diana Ross and two Maltese
It’s not clear if this was a publicity photo or if these two little Maltese belonged to Diana Ross. Either way, a classic pic. Here’s another picture with Ross, holding a Maltese called Baby Jane.
Marilyn Monroe and Maf the Maltese
Marilyn Monroe‘s Maltese dog was a gift from Frank Sinatra and was called Maf, short for Mafia.
Maf was a gift from Frank Sinatra. Maf’s origins have been in confusion because Joe DiMaggio, who was increasingly close to Marilyn again after her divorce from Arthur Miller, was very jealous of Marilyn’s friendship with Sinatra. To dodge any ill feeling, it seems that Marilyn would tell some people that Maf was a gift from her publicist, Pat Newcomb.
Elizabeth Taylor and her Maltese Dogs
Another movie icon, Elizabeth Taylor, was crazy about dogs. Although she had a number of Poodles, and a Yorkie, MALTESE were her favorites.
Below right, with Sugar, her soulmate.