Elisabetta Canalis Steps Out with Her Dogs Post-Split
06/23/2011 AT 05:05 PM EDT
A day after her breakup from George Clooney went public, Elisabetta Canalis was spotted strolling through Milan's Malpensa Airport Thursday with a pair of pooches.
"It is a very personal and sad matter," her publicist said in a statement, "and Elisabetta wants it to remain that way."
An ardent animal lover, Canalis, 32, is mom to mini-Doberman Piero and a Chihuahua she adopted in December 2009.
Before leaving the Italian city with her pets in tow, the model was seen shopping with brother Luigi at a Milan electronics store.