No doggone excuse is good enough for Alanis Morissette and her husband, Mario "Souleye" Treadway, who is suing a former house manager for the theft of the couple's dog.
In a lawsuit filed March 5, Treadway alleges that Maria Garcia and another family consultant, Patrick Murch, have refused to give back the couple's Chihuahua/pug mix after Garcia was relieved of her duties on Jan. 21. Treadway wants the pup, a one-time street dog, returned and is seeking $25,000 in damages and court costs.
When Charity Shea brought home her now 5-month-old pup Cedar last October, the Single Ladies star was convinced that the dog would become her loyal companion and BFF.
"I thought, 'Cedar's a boy, and boys have special relationships with their moms,'" Shea recalls.
But it was her boyfriend of nine years, Karl Lindner, who ended up stealing all of the dog?s attention (and affection).
"I get jealous of him and the dog!" Shea, 30, tells PEOPLE. "They totally have a bromance! They?re in love every day, and Karl gives all of his attention to Cedar – petting him, training him, walking him ... I get no more attention."
Adds Shea: "It's like I'm kicked out!"
Wait, there's more to life than figure skating?
Sure, the Winter Games are over, but there's plenty of action on the streets of Hollywood and beyond.
Here's what you missed this weekend if you were too busy perfecting your triple lutz:
5. Katy Perry Really Did Kiss a GirlHope her boyfriend don't mind it! Perry puckered up to Miley Cyrus during the latter's Saturday's tour stop in Los Angeles. While singing "Adore You," Cyrus slinked off the stage to lock lips with Perry, who was in the front row.
Watch how Perry reacted.
Stars just can't get enough of the adorable stray dogs in Sochi.
Former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky is the latest American to head home with a puppy in tow. Fedotowsky, who's been covering the Olympic Games for E! News, posted an Instagram photo on Friday of herself cradling her new furry friend.
After welcoming a son on Saturday, Jenny Mollen received a hospital visit from another very special family member: her dog!
One of the actress's two poodles donned a doctor's outfit in a picture she shared on Instagram following the birth of Sid, her first child with husband Jason Biggs.
"We are incredibly grateful to all the nurses and staff at Cedars-Sinai! Everybody was top notch:) particularly fond of this resident," she wrote.
Looking for a special way to celebrate birthdays with your pet? Let them eat cake – courtesy of Rachael Ray!
The celeb chef created a scrumptious bacon and beef birthday cake for dog Isaboo's 9th birthday last week, and here's your chance to do the same for your favorite pups.
In addition to being taste-tested by Ray's team, the cake easily earned Isaboo's bark of approval. "Paws down, best cake ever!" she Tweeted, sharing a picture of the pit bull digging in.
There's a new member of the Clarkson-Blackstock family! No, not that little one, but a new dog.
"Everyone ....this is our new little puppy Wyatt," Kelly Clarkson, 31, Tweeted on Friday, introducing her brown-haired pooch. "He can't replace my Joplin that passed away but he's pretty great!"
The singer and mom-to-be lost dog Joplin last November, announcing on Twitter, "He fought his whole life to survive & now he can rest. I loved him."
Betty White is quite the hot commodity, but when it comes to her Valentine's Day, the Hot in Cleveland star plans to keep things casual with her favorite live-in mate.
"My golden retriever and I are going to stay home and kick back for the whole day," White, who just turned 92, told PEOPLE on Monday. "I'll do every crossword puzzle I can get my hands on and I won't do any work."
Hanging out with her canine companion Pontiac, a guide dog who was named by the people who gave him to her, is what she calls "the best thing that can happen," adding, "He's such a sweet boy. We have a really good time, and when I really take a day off, the two of us kick back and have fun."
As the White House readies itself for Tuesday night's State Dinner in honor of French president Francois Hollande, First Dogs Bo and Sunny are getting ready, too – by brushing up on their French.
In a Twitter photo shared by First Lady Michelle Obama, the dogs are seen sitting ever-so-politely at an ornately decorated table with a caption that reads: "Bone appétit!"
Pulling out of the Winter Olympics was devastating for skiing champion Lindsey Vonn – but, thankfully, the slow recovery from her knee injury hasn't been too ruff.
"I get to spend time with my new dog," she told PEOPLE at DirecTV's Super Saturday Concert Event over the weekend. "He's keeping me happy."
The boxer-retriever mix named Leo – whom Vonn adopted from a shelter on Christmas Eve – has made a difficult turn of events so much easier for the athlete, especially since he knows exactly what she's going through.
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