Gertie is a 10 year old Chihuahua, rescued from an East Valley shelter by Heigl; she’s her moms oldest and dearest rescue. Going from toothless in a shelter to eating eggs at the Four Seasons, Gertrude hit the adoption jackpot. Gertie has a tongue that hangs out of her mouth, Katherine and her husband have describe her as a “[dog] that makes you laugh like that every time you look at them.”
Pi Piper is a shepherd-lab-chow mix, she’s a senior dog at 10 years old. Pi Piper is an emotionally conscious pup. “She’s just really sensitive to me,” Heigl says. “If I’m upset or crying she will find me, even if she’s all the way on the other side of the house. She just senses it.”
Baba is a Boxer who was rescued at 3 days old by Heigl when his mother died.
Stella is a 14 year old Schnauzer rescue.
Weezer is an 8 year old Schnoodle rescue.
Charlie is a rescue cat who lives at Heigl’s ranch in Utah.
Stanley was rescued from a shelter, he now lives at Heigl’s ranch in Utah and loves it there.
Katherine Heigl is an American actress, film producer and former fashion model. She was born in Washington, DC. Married to singer Josh Kelley, the two have a son and two adopted daughters together. Heigl cut her teeth in the industry at a young age as a child model; having an extensive portfolio at such a young age escalated her acting career. She was raised in the faith of The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-day Saints in Connecticut. Currently, she resides at a ranch in Utah with her family and their many, many animals.
She’s best known for her role as Izzie Stevens in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy however, she has also starred in Knocked Up (2007) with Seth Rogen, 27 Dresses (2008) alongside James Marsden, The Ugly Truth (2010) with Gerard Butler, Killers (2010) with Ashton Kutcher, and Life As We Know It (2010). She also had a role in New Year’s Eve (2011) alongside a massive cast of celebrities, including: Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Ludacris, Robert Di Niro, Zac Efron, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara.