Rachelle Lefevre’s passion for animals and support of animal shelters is no surprise to anyone. She has been a very vocal advocate for the importance of rescuing shelter animals. So when it came time to get a new puppy (or two) Rachelle went to the local animal shelter.
Rachelle Lefevre is not one to break New Year’s resolutions. Just three days after a Dec. 30 Tweet announcing that she planned to adopt a dog, the Twilight star and actor-boyfriend Jamie Thomas King went to Baldwin Park, a Los Angeles-area high-kill shelter, and rescued not one but two pups! “They were both on the ‘at risk’ list,” Lefevre tells PEOPLEPets.com. “If no one rescued them within the week they were going to be put down.” In an instant, cocker spaniel Momma Bear and miniature poodle Jack Sprat were given a second chance at life.
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