If you thought Lisa Vanderpump's collection of pooches couldn't get any more adorable, brace yourself. She recently adopted Harrison, a five-year-old Pomeranian who, according to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills animal lover, shares something in common with the King of Villa Rosa — no, not Ken (sorry, Ken). Like Giggy, the rescue dog also has alopecia, and wears clothes because of his condition. So how did Lisa come to find the newest member of her family, whom she's affectionately dubbed "Prince Harry"?
"I was on Twitter, and I have a lot of animal rescue pictures on my Twitter feed," Lisa explained to the Daily Dish. "So I suddenly saw this animal rescue from Sacramento and I saw this little face looking at me. As you can see from the pictures, he's very reminiscent of Daddio and Giggy. Somebody posted his picture and they said he has alopecia, and he's only got one ear [and] he's got dodgy legs. I just looked into his eyes and I tweeted back, 'I'll take him.'"
From there, Lisa met a representative from the dog shelter halfway between Beverly Hills and Sacramento, took a picture, and drove herself home. "I put him in the center consul and drove him back," she explained, noting the shelter rep's surprise that she showed up on her own.
The decision to welcome Harry to the family was made, in part, following the passing of Daddio back in December. "I was devastated. We lost Daddio a week before [we got Harrison] — he just had a heart attack. For me, that was really difficult because I loved [Daddio] like my children," Lisa said, explaining that she discovered the news after returning from a week away. "So to go away for a week and come back and find him in a box when I left this vital little man, I was very very upset."
The addition of Harrison has helped the family's grieving process. "He is divine and he fits in perfectly," Lisa explained. But don't expect him to be booking hangout sessions with Giggy anytime soon. "Giggy doesn't really interact with any of the dogs," Lisa said. "It's not arrogance, he just thinks he's above everything. He thinks he's a person. He'll interact with people. But the other dogs, occasionally he'll go after them."
You can take a closer look at Harry's new home, Villa Rosa, below.