12 Photos of Winter Olympians and their pets

Behind great Olympians are the pets who love them. Check out these dogs and cats owned by members of Team USA.

Bode Miller

U.S. Olympic Alpine skier Bode Miller is seen here with his wife, Morgan Beck, and their dog, Bella.

Gracie Gold

Eighteen-year-old Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold's pup, Yoshi, has his own Instagram page. Check him out at www.instagram.com/yoshi_the_chin.

Shaun White

U.S. halfpipe snowboarder Shaun White has a pup named Rambo, and he is often seen accompanying White on adventures and lunchdates. Rambo even has his own Twitter page: @_mayorb
"This is what I came home to," he wrote on Instagram.

Lolo Jones

Lolo Jones' Weimaraner is often by the side of the U.S. bobsledder and Olympic runner. According to Twitter, his name is Sir Bourdreaux, and like Shaun White's dog, Rambo, he also has his own Twitter page. Check it out his handle: @SirBoudreaux

Hannah Kearney

Here is a young Hannah Kearney, the U.S. moguls skier from Vermont, with her dog.
(NBC Olympics)

Danny Davis

U.S. snowboarder Danny Davis posted this photo of his dog, Jerry. "Pipe riding again, pssshhh, let me know when it snows jock -Jerry," Davis wrote on Instagram.

Lindsey Vonn

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is out on injury, so she has been acting as an NBC commentator instead of a force on the slopes. Here the 29-year-old  is pictured here with her pooch, Leo, who also has his own Instagram page. "I was abandoned in a park, then I was hit by a car and got 6 pins put in my knee. After that I was left at a shelter but finally I have a good home," it says on his page. Follow him at www.instagram.com/leovonn

Hilary Knight

U.S. ice hockey player Hilary Knight, 24, is pictured here with her greyhound pup.

Ashley Wagner and Dex

U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner posted of her cat, Dex, on Christmas Eve. "Merry Christmas Eve from the Wagner Fam!" she wrote.

Lindsey Jacobellis

Lindsey Jacobellis, a U.S. Olympic snowboarder from Stratton, Vt., posted a photo of her pup, Gidget, on Instagram. "#gidget wanted to try it on.... #xgames#gold... happy to be home for a few days before #Sochi," the 28-year-old wrote.

Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir's little nugget of a dog is named Tyoma. Weir and his husband, Victor Voronov, adopted the pup two years ago.

Monique Lamoureux

U.S. ice hockey player Monique Lamoureux posted this photo of her pooch on Instagram. "Got in my final FaceTime with George....wish my four legged buddy was coming to #Sochi," she wrote.

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