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Does Kaley Cuoco Have Any Pets?

Kaley Cuoco is a outspoken dog adoption and animal rights advocate. Cuoco has 3 rescue dogs named Miss Opal, Red, and Dahlia (Dolly). She has at least 4 horses. She also has many farm animals, with most of them rescues. Her farm animals include goats, a mini horse, a rooster, a bunny, cows, and more.

Petey (Dog)

Breed: Mixed Breed | Adopted 2001

Petey was Kaley Cuoco’s first dog and a gift from her boyfriend when she was 16. Petey was a Chihuahua-Dashchund mix. She said Petey is what got her into adopting animals. Petey passed away in January 2016. Petey also inspired the name of her company Peteypie Inc.

Chester (Dog)

Breed: West Highland White Terrier | Adopted Oct 2015

Chester, aka Chedder Cheese, was a rescue dog Kaley Cuoco adopted in October 2015. He sadly passed away in January 2016, just a week after her dog Petey died. He was a puppy, but was suspected to have had undetected medical problems.

Norman (Dog)

Breed: Pitbull | Adopted Jun 2007

Norman is a rescued Pitbull mix that Kaley Cuoco adopted way back in 2007 from a shelter in Los Angeles. Norman was around two years old at the time, had a broken leg, and was left tied to a pole in the rain outside the shelter. Due to the bad weather when they found him, the shelter originally named him Storm. The reality TV and orange ball enthusiast sadly passed away in February 2021 at around 16 years old.

Norman, you were my entire world for 14 years. Thank you for smiling at me as you left this world, confirming for me once again our language was ours alone. You will always have my heart.

@kaleycuoco, Instagram, January 2021

Ruby (Dog)

Breed: Mixed Breed | Adopted Jun 2014

Ruby was a little puppy Kaley Cuoco adopted in 2014 (who has since passed away)

Tank Cook (Dog)

Breed: English Bulldog

Tank is her ex-husband Karl Cook’s English bulldog that Cuoco was often seen with.

Zeus (Dog)

Breed: German Shepherd

Zeus was Kaley Cuoco’s rescued German Shepherd that she found in the street. Cuoco and her mom took her to a local shelter, but after no one came to claim him, they adopted him! Zeus has since passed away.

Zaza, Thor, Santos, Bella, and Poker Face (Horse)


Kaley Cuoco is a legit Horse Girl and has four horses that we know she actively rides named Zaza, Thor, Santos, and Poker Face. She has more horses on her ranch, but hasn’t publicly shared details on them.

Bella, the beloved Show Horse that she adopted in 2016, passed away in September 2023.

Kaley Cuoco's pet Peacock

Peacock (Peacock)

Breed: Peacock

Kaley also has a peacock that she apparently inherited.

Larry (Dog)

Breed: Mastiff | Adopted Jul 2021

Over the July 4th weekend in 2021, the Flight Attendant star announced that she and her now ex-husband Karl Cook adopted a senior dog named Larry. It’s believed Karl Cook kept Larry after their divorce.

Dump Truck (Dumpy) (Dog)

Breed: Chihuahua | Adopted Jul 2020

Kaley Cuoco adopted a senior Chihuahua named Dump Truck, aka Dumpy, in the summer of 2020. Dumpy had his own Instagram, @dumps_does_ny, which has since been deleted. Dump Truck passed away in May 2023, and you can see Cuoco’s heartfelt tribute to the pooch here.

Shirley (Dog)

Breed: Pitbull

Kaley Cuoco had a rescued Pitbull mix named Shirley that she got in the mid-2010s who has since crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

King (Dog)

Breed: Chihuahua | Adopted Oct 2022

Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey adopted their first rescue as a couple in October 2022 and named him King. King was a senior Chihuahua at 10 years old, and sadly passed away in February 2024. Both Cuoco and Pelphrey posted lengthy heartfelt tributes to King.

here are no words to describe our dearest little Kingy. He was the first dog @tommypelphrey and I rescued together and honestly the most special.
I saw him online shaking in a shelter in Atlanta while I was away in Germany , and asked the shelter to hold him because we just had to have him. A month later we were in Atlanta for Tom’s work, and we spent an entire day driving hours to go pick up King. It was ♥️! We did not have him nearly long enough. What started as a 6 pound , skinny , wouldn’t drink water , fur less, scared dog, turned into a chubby , hilarious , side plopping, eye kissing part of our family. The hardest part about adopting seniors with medical issues, is we truly don’t know how long we have. All I know is Kingy gave us the most joy over the last year in a half and we could not love him more. To everyone that helped with Kingy’s journey along the way, thank you. I urge you to rescue your next best friend He has left his paw print on our family’s hearts forever

@kaleycuoco, Instagram, February 2024

Miss Opal (Dog)

Breed: Chihuahua | Adopted Mar 2023

Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey added a third rescue Chihuahua to her pack in March 2023 named Miss Opal.

Smooshy (Horse)

Breed: Dwarf Pony

Kaley Cuoco has a rescued dwarf pony named Shmooshy, who has almost 90,000 followers on Instagram.

Simon the Silly Rabbit (Rabbit)


Kaley Cuoco has a pet bunny named Simon the Silly Rabbit.

Mini Cooper (Bird)

Breed: Rooster

Kaley Cuoco adopted a pet rooster named Mini Cooper (or Mini Coop for short) in October 2021.

Pam and Tommy (Goat)

Adopted Apr 2022

Kaley Cuoco adopted two goats named Pam and Tommy in April 2022. The pair are clearly named after Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee.

Bionetty (Horse)

Kaley Cuoco had a beloved show horse named Bionetty, aka Netty, aka Queen B. Netty retired in 2021 after six years of professional jumping.

For the last 6 years, my princess Netty has been nothing short of amazing … She was the first ‘real’ horse I ever sat on, and was the first in my official string. It was love at first sight. My first jump on her in Calgary, was a moment of ‘whoa’. I knew I would love her forever and that she was perfect for me. We won our first class together and our last. Our magical moments together are too many to count! From taking me to Spruce to Meadows to indoors at the LA Longines Masters never getting a rail and a blink of a second from 1st. She knew exactly where her feet were supposed to go every take off and every landing,” Cuoco said of her horse. “She was also a genius , keeping me safe and competitive at the same time. I hope Netty knows retirement doesn’t mean her life is over I feel this is my way of thanking her, with a brand new life. Living forever in our backyard, having babies and getting constant pocket mints from my dad. Bionetty, there will never be another like you. You will always be my Queen B! 🦄 

Kaley Cuoco, Instagram, January 2021
Kaley Cuoco's pet Lucy

Lucy (Dog)

Breed: Akita

Kaley Cuoco has mentioned having a rescued Akita mix named Lucy in the 2010s. She hasn’t mentioned or shared anything about her in years, so we’re assuming Lucry has since passed away.

Kaley Cuoco's pet Cows

Cows (Cow)

Kaley Cuoco has cows on her personal ranch and farm.

Petunia (Dog)

Breed: Pitbull

Kaley Cuoco and her ex-husband Karl Cook had adopted a senior Pitbull named Petunia, that passed away in November 2020.

“We were so honored to love her in her final days. We love you dear special Petunia. You are the reason we continue to save dogs just like you. And we will never stop.

@kaleycuoco, Instagram, November 2020

Fiona (Horse)

Breed: Dwarf Pony | Adopted 2020

Kaley Cuoco and her ex-husband Karl Cook adopted a Dwarf Pony named Fiona, who sadly didn’t live long due to her life-health issues. Fiona passed away in May 2020.

After a very short time together, our precious dwarf pony rescue Fiona, passed away last night.. she came to us & @pomponioranch @mrtankcook in such terrible shape, we were thrilled we got any time with her at all.

Let me make this very clear…there is a reason she was a rescue. We take on many of these dwarf ponies and it looks so cute and exciting that everyone wants one. It’s not. They have severe medical issues and most have been completely mistreated and not taken care of. Fiona was a prime example: she came to us malnourished, horrible feet, rotting teeth, she needed help to stand every morning and that’s just the beginning. These animals should not live this way and should not be bred this way. It’s WRONG. We did all we could but her small body could not survive. She no longer has to live in pain and she passed away covered in blankets surrounded with love.

We will continue to save everything we can but know days like this will happen. We love you princess Fiona!!

@kaleycuoco, Instagram, May 2020

Blue (Dog)

Breed: German Shepherd | Adopted Dec 2018

Tom Pelphrey has a rescue German Shepherd named Blue that he shared with his partner Kaley Cuoco. Blue is short for Blueberry. Blue sadly passed away in March 2024 and you can read about Cuoco and Pelphrey’s tributes and his adoption story.

Red (Dog)

Breed: Chihuahua | Adopted Nov 2023

In November 2023, after trying to get him adopted, Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey adopted a Chihuahua named Red.

Connie Cowstein (Cow)

Breed: Mini Cow | Adopted Dec 2021

Kaley Cuoco has a rescue mini cow named Connie Cowstein that she adopted for Christmas in 2021.

Oh and this happened. We adopted a mini cow and I actually can’t handle it. Her name is Connie. Sit with that for a minute. I couldn’t stop staring at her. She’s so magical and sweet.

@kaleycuoco, Instagram, December 2021

Rescue Animal Ranch


Kaley Cuoco has a 40-acre farm ranch in Ventura County, California for all her rescue animals. On top of all the farm animals named in her profile here, she has many others living on her ranch, including sheep, goats, cows, pigs, ponies, horses, chickens, and more.

Zazie (Zonkey)


Kaley Cuoco has a rescued Zonkey named Zazie on her ranch. And yes, a Zonkey is a Zebra-Donkey hybrid.

Dahlia (Dolly) (Dog)

Breed: Cane Corso | Adopted Jun 2024

In June 2024, Kaley Cuoco revealed she adopted a Cane Corso mix named Dahlia (aka Dolly).

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Kaley Christine Cuoco is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Penny in the TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory, which has won her a People’s Choice Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, and Satellite Award. She starred alongside Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Mayim Bialik, Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch and Kunal Nayyar. She’s most recently known for producing and starring in the HBO Max series The Flight Attendant, which premiered in 2020 to critical acclaim and also stars Zosia Mamet and Rosie Perez.

Her acting career started at 10 years old with a role in Virtuosity (1995). After several small movie and TV roles, she starred in the TV sitcom 8 Simple Rules, which ran from 2002 until 2005. She also starred in the last season of the show Charmed in 2005, along with a variety of TV and film appearances.

Kaley Cuoco is also known for her love for animals and her involvement in various animal welfare causes. She is an active advocate for animal rights and has worked with numerous non-profit organizations dedicated to animal welfare. Her passion for animals is not just limited to advocacy; Cuoco is also known for her love for her pets, often sharing their stories and pictures on social media, endearing her to fans who share her love for animals.

Cuoco is in a relationship with actor Tom Pelphrey and they have a child together named Matilda.