Some of the athletes competing for Team USA in Rio in the coming weeks have some very dedicated – and adorable – fans glued to their TVs and cheering them on back at home: their pets.
As the Olympic Games kick off, we want to introduce you to some of the dogs and cats who belong to the athletes we’ll all be hearing about as they compete in events including swimming, gymnastics and tennis.
Even if their humans don’t come home with the gold, we know they’ll always be champions to their four-legged friends.
EmbeddableSlideshow: EMBEDDABLE SLIDESHOW Olympic Athletes’ Pets 2016
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