We common folks don't have all that much in common with professional athletes. They're ridiculously rich, crazy famous and 10 times more talented than we could ever even imagine. They get the girls, the accolades and get invited to the sickest parties in the world.
But there's at least one thing that we all have in common. Dog-owning professional athletes, super cute cheerleaders, members of the sports media, and any Joe off the street all love to spoil their pets and brag (or complain) about them on various social media outlets—especially Twitter.
Let's take a look at 30 of the most adorable pets in sports. Oh, and by "pets" I mean "dogs," apparently we're the most obnoxiously public pet owners out there!