Ellen and Portia have three cats and three dogs. The cats are Charlie, George and Chairman, and are all rescues. The pups are Wolf, a Maltese-Poodle mix, Mabel, a Standard Poodle and the newest family member, a little Jack Russell mix named Augie.
In June 2017, Ellen did an interview with Good Housekeeping America – we love her humor and candid answers when it comes to her animals and mission for her new ED for Pets Clothings & Accessories line. Here are some of the Questions & Answers;
What is it about animals that you enjoy so much?
Ellen DeGeneres: They offer unconditional love in ways humans can’t — plus, they don’t talk back. Unless you have one of those dogs who says, “I ruv you,” in which case, please videotape it and send it to my show.
What’s life like at your place?
I have three dogs (Wolf, Augie and Kid) and three cats (Charlie, George and Chairman). I would tell you more about them, but like any celebrity parent, I think it’s important to keep them out of the press. Do I have a favorite? I couldn’t possibly answer that! It’s Charlie.
Do you let your pets sleep in bed with you?
It’s more like they let us sleep in bed with them. Portia and I are allowed about one-third of the mattress, and they have the rest. I haven’t had a good night’s sleep since 1987.
What are your dreams for the future?
My main hope is that someone brings their dog to the dog park wearing some of my collection and meets a stranger whose dog is also wearing my collection, and they fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. I don’t think that’s too much to ask.
MEET ELLEN & PORTIA’S PETS
KID • POODLE-MALTESE MIX • Rescued
The latest addition to the Ellen-Portia family, Kid is a mix-breed puppy. Kid was featured in a segment on “The Ellen Degeneres” show. When asked why they named their new adoption “Kid”, Ellen explained that she was tired of being asked when they will adopt a child of their own.
AUGGIE • BEAGLE MIX • Rescued
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a beagle mix rescue named Auggie.
WOLF • POODLE-MALTESE MIX • Rescued
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a poodle-Maltese mix rescue named Wolf. Featured on her popular show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, Wolf has a pretty fantastic life living in a pet-friendly home with the 2 famous celebrities.
MABEL • POODLE
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a poodle named Mabel. Featured on her popular show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, Mabel comes from a line of champion show dogs. While Mabel no longer takes the stage, she is often seen walking with Portia or visiting the ranch where Portia rides horses.
CHARLIE • CAT
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a cat named Charlie. Often featured on her segments, the cats have become loved by fans around the world. So much so, that Charlie has earned his own music video.
GEORGE • SIAMESE – Rescued
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a cat named George. The cats live with the 2 celebrities at the stunning Santa Barbara Villa.
CHAIRMAN • CAT – Rescued
Together with Portia de Rossi, Ellen Degeneres has a cat named Chairman.