12 Photos of Winter Olympians and their pets

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

U.S. Olympic Alpine skier Bode Miller is seen here with his wife, Morgan Beck, and their dog, Bella.<br>(Instagram)
Bode Miller
U.S. Olympic Alpine skier Bode Miller is seen here with his wife, Morgan Beck, and their dog, Bella.
(Instagram)
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.<br>(Instagram)
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.
(Instagram)
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<br>"This is what I came home to," he wrote on Instagram.
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' 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<br>(Time)<br><br>
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
(Time)

Here is a young Hannah Kearney, the U.S. moguls skier from Vermont, with her dog.<br>(NBC Olympics)
Hannah Kearney
Here is a young Hannah Kearney, the U.S. moguls skier from Vermont, with her dog.
(NBC Olympics)
<span><span><span>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.<br>(Instagram)<br></span></span></span>
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.
(Instagram)
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&nbsp; is pictured here with her pooch, Leo, who also has his own Instagram page.<span><span> "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<br>(Instagram)<br><br></span></span>
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
(Instagram)

U.S. ice hockey player Hilary Knight, 24, is pictured here with her greyhound pup.<br>(Facebook)
Hilary Knight
U.S. ice hockey player Hilary Knight, 24, is pictured here with her greyhound pup.
(Facebook)
U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner posted of her cat, Dex, on Christmas Eve. "<span><span><span>Merry Christmas Eve from the Wagner Fam!" she wrote.<br>(Instagram)<br></span></span></span>
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.
(Instagram)
Lindsey Jacobellis, a U.S. Olympic snowboarder from Stratton, Vt., posted a photo of her pup, Gidget, on Instagram. "<span><span><span>#gidget</span><span> wanted to try it on.... </span><span>#xgames</span><span>#gold</span><span>... happy to be home for a few days before </span><span>#Sochi," the 28-year-old wrote.<br></span></span></span>
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's little nugget of a dog is named Tyoma. Weir and his husband, Victor Voronov, adopted the pup two years ago.<br>(Instagram)
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.
(Instagram)
U.S. ice hockey player Monique Lamoureux posted this photo of her pooch on Instagram. "<span><span><span>Got in my final FaceTime with George....wish my four legged buddy was coming to </span><span>#Sochi," she wrote.<br> (Instagram)<br></span></span></span>
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.
(Instagram)

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