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Indian Cricketers And Their Pet Dogs


The 26th of August is celebrated as International Dogs Day. The day is observed to celebrate each and every dog and encourage people to adopt dogs.

From India skipper Virat Kohli to legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, we have seen many Indian cricketers spending quality time with loving pet dogs. They often share pictures of their pet dogs with their fans on their social profiles.

In this article, we take a look at famous Indian cricketers and their pet dogs:

MS Dhoni’s pet dogs

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has several pet dogs. He has adopted a German Shephard, a Labrador, and a Weimaraner, among other pets. Dhoni sometimes shares pictures of his pets on his social media profile. In one post he wrote, “A bit of hugging, training, catching practice and getting unconditional love in return priceless.” 


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Virat Kohli’s pet dogs | Bruno and Dude

India skipper Virat Kohli last year lost his pet dog, Bruno. The couple, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli brought a new pet named Dude.


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Hardik Pandya’s pet dogs | Aston and Bentley

India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya has two Lhasa Apso breed dogs. He has named them Aston and Bentley. Hardik and his brother Krunal often share pictures with the pets on their social media account.

Sachin Tendulkar’s pet dog | Spike

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar recently adopted a pet dog and named him spike. He took to his Youtube account to introduce his puppy to his fans.

KL Rahul’s pet dog | Simba

Dashing opening batsman KL Rahul has adopted a Chow-Chow bread pet dog. He has named him “Simba”. Simba is a favorite among KL Rahul’s fans on social media.


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Rohit Sharma’s pet dog

Rohit Sharma has adopted a beagle dog. He is often seen spending quality time with his pet whenever he is at home. Rohit also shares pictures of his pet with his fans on his social media accounts.


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Bhuvaneshwar Kumar’s pet dog | Alex

India’s seam bowler Bhuvaneshwar Kumar has a Labrador dog. He has named his pet “Alex”. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and his wife, Nupur have shared many pictures of Alex with their fans.


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Ishant Sharma’s pets | Toy and Coco

Ishant Sharma has adopted two pets “Toy” and “Coco”. He has also made an Instagram profile where he and his wife Pratima share pictures of their lovely pets.


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