Pets will often reflect the personalities of their owners, and sometimes our four-legged friends even begin to resemble us — or is it that we begin to resemble them? In any case, check out these 12 examples of celebrities who bear a striking resemblance to their pets.
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David Bowie and Max
Owned by the late David Bowie and wife Iman, Max is an adorable Shih Tzu/poodle mix who, like the "ZIggy Stardust" rocker, has two markedly different eye colours.
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Blake Lively and Penny
During her days starring in Gossip Girl, Blake Lively could often be seen accompanied by her "mini-me" pal Penny. A teacup "Maltipoo" — a cross between a Maltese and a toy poodle — Penny shares similar colouring to Lively, who made it a habit to bring her furry little lookalike with her on set.
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Paris Hilton and Tinkerbell
Back in the day, hotel heiress/reality TV star Paris Hilton was rarely seen without her beloved chihuahua Tinkerbell, who often travelled in her purse. Not your average chihuahua, Tinkerbell was also the author of a book, Tinkerbell Hilton Diaries: My Life Tailing Paris Hilton. Tinkerbell passed away in 2014 at age 14.
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Taylor Swift and Olivia Benson
Taylor Swift's Instagram page is loaded with photos of her beloved feline friend, Olivia Benson, named for Mariska Hargitay's detective in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
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Joe Jonas and Porky Basquiat
The one-time Jonas Brothers star has been seen out and about with his Siberian husky puppy, who boasts the unique moniker of Porky Basquiat. Jonas and his girlfriend, Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner, adopted the pup in September 2017, but it's easy to see which of the pair the dog takes after.
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Jane Lynch and Olivia
Former Glee star Jane Lynch poses with her adorable Lhasa Apso, named Olivia, who shares the star's signature bob hairstyle.
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Ken Todd and Giggy
Ken Todd — shown with wife Lisa Vanderpump of Slice's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — shares an identical hairstyle to the couple's beloved Pomeranian, Giggy (left). The couple's other dog, Puffy (right), also sports a striking resemblance to Todd and his flamboyant coif.
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Michelle Obama and Bo
One of the world's most famous canines, Bo — one of two Portuguese water dogs adopted by former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family — seems to mimic the expression of former First Lady Michelle Obama.
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Martha Stewart and Genghis Khan II
Diva of domesticity Martha Stewart is never less than perfectly put together, and the same is true of her flamboyantly furry companion Genghis Khan II, a purebred chow chow who accompanied her to an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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Orlando Bloom and Sidi
Orlando Bloom is pictured taking his longtime dog Sidi for a stroll. A Saluki mix, Sidi exuded the same strength and handsomeness as his owner, and was rescued by the Pirates of the Caribbean star back in 2004. Sadly, Sidi passed away in 2016.
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Amanda Seyfried and Finn
Actress Amanda Finn and her adorable rescue dog Finn are inseparable, and the Australian shepherd boasts the same luscious locks and sparkling personality as his owner.
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Queen Elizabeth II and her corgis
Even before taking the throne, the Queen was known to dote on her beloved Corgis, who exude the same regal grace as their royal owner.