By Jessica Wedemeyer
It may be midwinter, but these adorable animals are skipping hibernation in favor of public outings with their famous friends. Keep reading to see how some of our favorite stars — from Orlando Bloom and Britney Spears to Gwen Stefani and Anne Hathaway — are helping their pets put their winter coats to use!
Easter is still months away, but Elizabeth Banks is already putting in a good word with Peter Cottontail. The "Hunger Games" actress snuggled one big bunny while launching babyGap's Peter Rabbit Collection in Los Angeles on Jan. 12, 2013.
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Orlando Bloom spent a boys' day out with son Flynn and his Saluki-mix mutt, Sidi, while hiking in the Hollywood Hills on Dec. 30, 2012.
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Minka Kelly looks fetching as she plays with her pup Chewbacca in Los Angeles' Coldwater Canyon Park on Jan. 20, 2013.
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Anne Hathaway ditched her designer duds and threw on some sneakers for a walk with BFF Esmeralda in New York City on Nov. 24, 2012.
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Expectant parents Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum look like they're getting plenty of practice tending to their growing family as they take their pups for a hike through Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles on Jan. 15, 2013.
Gwen Stefani donned rain boots and a peacoat — while her adorable Pomeranian pup was just fine in its winter coat — while walking outside Gwen's sons' school in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles on Nov. 29, 2012.
Britney Spears may have ended her relationship with Jason Trawick, but at least she has a supercute new puppy, Hannah, to lift her spirits. The pop star carried her Yorkie puppy while picking up Starbucks in Los Angeles on Dec. 15, 2012.
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Finn could only wait patiently for so long while Mom, Amanda Seyfried, posed for a photo op after appearing on "Late Show With David Letterman" in New York City on Dec. 11, 2012.
Portia de Rossi shared a snack with her horse during an afternoon visit to some stables in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 2012.
Jennie Garth went for a run with her favorite exercise buddy in Los Angeles on Nov. 16, 2012.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are co-parenting! The actress took her beau's dog, George, to an animal hospital in Los Angeles on Dec. 1, 2012. (We hope he's OK!)
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Nikki Reed's German shepherd, Enzo, may look fearsome, but he's clearly a cuddle bug — unless you're a member of the paparazzi! The "Twilight" star's pooch looked ready to leap into guard-dog mode during a walk in Los Angeles on Nov. 19, 2012.
Where's Archie's stylish blue jacket? Kate Moss' pooch looked like the odd man out during a stroll with Kate's hubby Jamie Hince in the Highgate neighborhood of London on Dec. 12, 2012.
These days, Tori Spelling has more kids than we can keep track of. She spent some one-on-one time with one of her four-legged dependents in Los Angeles on Dec. 6, 2012.
Now this is what we call riding in style! "90210" star Jessica Stroup's pup, Willow, got a first-class ride through Venice, Calif., on Dec. 7, 2012.
Kristin Chenoweth carried some precious cargo — her Maltese pooch, Madeline "Maddie" Kahn — through LAX airport in Los Angeles on Dec. 29, 2012.
Kate Walsh and her mutt, Lucy, hiked through Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Jan. 2, 2013.
Elisabeth Rohm and daughter Easton got up close and personal with a bunny at the launch of babyGap's Peter Rabbit Collection in Los Angeles on Jan. 12, 2013.