Pets are said to make people less lonely and they protect their hearts, and our celebrities have shared precious moments with their loved ones.
See some of our favourite celebs with their pets:
Nadia Nakai's Boston Terrier, Gucci, has gained popularity of her own as the rapper started an Instagram page for the puppy, this pup has rubbed shoulders with some of our favourite A-listers.
Babes Wodumo and her dog.
Mapaseka Koetle owns a male brown and white Jack Russell.
Zodwa Wabantu introduced a new member to the family recently, Fluffy the rabbit is the entertainers pet.
The radio and TV personality enjoys spending time with her pup, Hashtag.
Somizi and Mohale are set to say their vows soon and they have already started expanding their family with their cute little pup.
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