The fur babies of Bravo stars have become just as famous as their owners. After all, many of them are right by their owners' sides as we watch them deal with drama on TV every week. Some of them even have celebrity admirers, for goodness sake!
But if you think you know everything there is to know about all the beloved Bravoleb pets, think again. As we've learned from The Secret Life of Pets and will see in its upcoming sequel, The Secret Life of Pets 2, in theaters June 7, our furry friends get up to a lot of epic adventures when we're not around.
We've rounded up some of the juiciest, most jaw-dropping, little-known facts about some of your favorite Bravo pets, below. Prepare to see these cute critters in a whole new way.
1. Wacha Is Most Like This Real Housewife
Andy Cohen's beloved beagle, Wacha, is most definitely a dog, but he still has qualities similar to a certain pup-loving Real Housewife. When the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen host was asked by Gotham in 2017, "If your dog was a Real Housewife, which one would he be?" he said, "My dog is Lisa Vanderpump because he’s jokey, he likes to cuddle, and he’s very flirty."
We totally see that, too.
2. Giggy Isn't Lisa Vanderpump's Dog's Real Name
If you know The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, you definitely also know Giggy, Lisa's famous Pomeranian who has been by her side since Day 1 of the series. But did you know that the name Giggy is actually short for Gigolo? It's no wonder Lisa also calls him "Sex Monster" from time to time.
3. Shannon Beador's Dog Archie Is Basically Royalty
OK, so maybe Shannon Beador's golden retriever Archie isn't actually a member of a royal family, but he was practically raised like one. The Real Housewives of Orange County foodie told The Daily Dish in 2017 that her dog had quite the glamorous upbringing before he came into her life.
"He was raised in San Francisco at the Four Seasons hotel because they have residences up there, and the people worked. So the dog was home alone all the time, but he’s been raised fancy. Yeah, he’s downgrading it living at the Beadors," Shannon joked. "But, he’s so much fun, so much fun. The kids just — we all love him to death."
4. Cameran Eubanks' Dog Is Not Actually Her Dog
If you follow Cameran Eubanks on Instagram, you've definitely seen an adorable pooch named Elvis filling up her photos. However, he isn't her family pet; Elvis actually belongs to Cameran's next door neighbor, Chase Abraham.
"Our neighbors actually put their house on the market and they have had a serious conversation with us that when their house sells, they are considering gifting us Elvis permanently because he has formed such a bond with Jason — they're moving to North Carolina — they feel bad taking him away from his best friend," Cameran said during an interview with The Daily Dish podcast in May. "My husband has pretty much officially stolen the neighbors' dog, permanently."
And who would want to take that joy away from Jason?
5. The Real Housewives of Dallas Helps Find Lost Dogs
LeeAnne Locken experienced every pet owner's worst nightmare when she came home to find her dogs, Carly and Chief, were missing back in 2017. Luckily, they just made their way onto a neighbor's property, thanks to The Real Housewives of Dallas. "He was like, 'It was the weirdest thing. We were watching The Real Housewives of Dallas, and then all of a sudden, we see your dogs. And we're like, 'Oh my God, those are the dogs on TV,'" LeeAnne recounted her neighbor's story to The Daily Dish in 2017. "He goes, 'I truly believe your dogs came to my house because they heard your voice on our TV.'"
LeeAnne added, "I love that the show is how they got found, really. It's a miracle, and I'm just grateful."
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6. Carole Radziwill's Dog Has a Major Connection to Meghan King Edmonds
Carole Radziwill's dog, Baby, isn't lucky to just have The Real Housewives of New York City alum as her owner; she's got two other parents: Carole's friend Tripp Swanhaus and RJ King, who just happens to be the brother of RHOC alum Meghan King Edmonds.
Unfortunately, last we heard, RJ wasn't so present in Baby's life anymore. Kelly Dodd told The Daily Dish podcast last year that Carole joked to her that RJ is a "deadbeat baby daddy" during a visit to the Big Apple. “He moved to Brooklyn … He left the family,” Kelly revealed.
At least we know that Baby is in good hands with Carole.
For more furry fun, check out the trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2, below.
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