Lena, a Maltese/ Shih Tzu mix, will join their other rescue dog, Chewie. “The Consuelos’ have made a decision to adopt Lena,” she told co-host Ryan Seacrest, “My whole fear was that I didn’t want Chewie to feel replaced in any way.”
Ripa’s kids wanted a different name. “My kids want her to be named Leia, as in Princess Leia, because we have Chewie,” Ripa shared on the show, hinting at a Star Wars name. “I don’t know. I need guidance.”
Ripa isn’t the only celeb to welcome a new dog, Kristen Bell brought home a new pup, Miley Cyrus recently adopted a dog and Billie Eilish also shared her new dog. Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Chris Evans, and Ariel Winter all recently showed off their rescue pups.
We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to adopt instead of shop. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend, 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!
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