If the inclusion of veterinarian Michael Faber in W's August 2013 issue is any indication, we're doggone crazy over here. And we're not alone! Check out personal shots of some of our favorite animal lovers, including Takashi Murakami, Julia Stegner, Gucci Westman, and Catherine McNeil with their furry best friends.

Click through the gallery to take a look.

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