Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis has her Yorkie named Gidget (pictured here), but her love of pets doesn't stop there--she is also a spokesperson for the ASPCA, and hopes to open her home to another rescue dog after the winter games.
Freestyle skier Pat Deenan has a barn-load of pets cheering him on--a horse, a donkey, a miniature donkey, two cats, and three dogs named Hershey, Crunchy, and Munchy.
Petside.com has many more profiles and pictures--find out if your favorite athlete is a pet lover like you! All the more reason to cheer them on in the upcoming winter games. But their #1 fans are of the four legged variety.