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Ian Somerhalder's Pets

Does Ian Somerhalder Have Any Pets?

Ian Somerhalder currently has three dogs, three cats, and three horses.

Ian Somerhalder Foundation

Ian Somerhalder started the Ian Somerhalder Foundation which tackles environmental issues and fights to end animal cruelty.

Dogs and Cats


Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed have had many dogs and three cats over their lifetime as well as through the foundation. Some of the dog include Ira, Enzo, Nietzsche, and Gertrude and cats Mokuleiya, Sohalier, and Thursday Adams.

Three Horses (Horse)

Ian Somerhalder has three horses. He’s seen here with his adopted horse named Eagle that he shares with girlfriend Nikki Reed. One of his other horses is named Millie.

Ira (Dog)

Breed: German Shepherd

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed had a German Shepherd named Ira until she passed away in June 2018. The couple took to social to share the tragic news of their beloved companion.

Lucy (Dog)


Nikki Reed intervened at the last minute to save Lucy, a dog unjustly slated for euthanasia at a shelter. Originally owned by a grieving man who could no longer care for her, Lucy was nearly euthanized by the neighbor tasked with her care. Sensing something was amiss, Reed stepped in, took ownership from the distressed man, and saved Lucy’s life. Lucy, who narrowly escaped an undeserved fate, is now thriving with a foster family, and Reed is actively seeking a loving, permanent home for her. Interested parties should contact FurKids Atlanta.

Leica (Dog)

Nikki Reed also has a dog named Leica.

Blue (Cat)

Adopted Dec 2022

With no shortage of pets around the estate, Nikki Reed adopted cat named Blue in December 2022.

Labrador (Dog)

Breed: Labrador

Nikki Reed has a yellow Lab at home as well.

Cat (Cat)

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder have another cat but we don’t know the name.

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder Pets


December 8, 1978 (45)


Nikki Reed

(2015 - )

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Ian Somerhalder is an American actor, model, activist and director. He is known for playing Boone Carlyle in the TV drama Lost, Damon Salvatore in The CW’s supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries and Dr. Luther Swann in Netflix’s sci-fi horror series V Wars.

In October 2012, Somerhalder was cast in the film Time Framed, which had begun filming in Los Angeles. In April 2018, Somerhalder was cast in the role of Dr. Luther Swann as a series regular in the Netflix science fiction horror series V Wars. The series premiered on Netflix on December 5, 2019 and was cancelled in March 2020.

His pivotal role as Damon Salvatore in the hit television series “The Vampire Diaries” had him working closely with actors like Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley, developing a compelling on-screen chemistry that was loved by audiences worldwide. On another front, he worked alongside Maggie Grace and Matthew Fox in the critically acclaimed series “Lost,” where his portrayal of Boone Carlyle left a memorable impact. More recently, in the Netflix series “V Wars,” Somerhalder showcased his directorial skills while also co-starring with actors such as Adrian Holmes and Laura Vandervoort.