Jonah Hill snuggles up next to her adorable new dog Fig and gives a heartfelt thanks to animal rescue: “You gave me a huge gift”
Jonah Hill recently added a new four-legged family member to his pack.
And on Sunday, the Wolf of Wall Street star announced on Instagram that he adopted a Pit Bull Terrier named Fig from Love Leo Rescue in Los Angeles.
Hill has already been photographed walking his new doggie, alongside a dog trainer, in his Los Angeles neighborhood since the arrival of the new year.
New member of the four-legged family: On Sunday Jonah Hill, 37, the star announced on Instagram that he adopted a Pit Bull Terrier named Fig from Love Leo Rescue in Santa Monica
“Thank you very much @loveleorescue, you gave me a huge gift and I appreciate you and the work you and your foster parents do,” exclaimed the actor, writer and director in the caption of a photo showing huddled against charcoal gray dog.
He also shared a solo snap of Fig sitting in his dog bed inside his new forever home.
The shelter also shared a photo of Hill giving her new boyfriend a loving hug.
Center stage: The Superbad star also shared a solo photo of her new guy named Fig
Love Leo Rescue is a non-profit dog rescue in the Santa Monica neighborhood of Los Angeles that has volunteers who welcome animals until people adopt them for good.
“Fig is at home! Thank you @jonahhill for choosing #adoptnotshop. All the cool kids do it !! ‘ the refuge wrote in the caption.
“This beautiful, cuddly three-year-old pitbull was abandoned in a rural shelter during the holiday season. We’re so happy she ended up where she did. It is clearly a love bond.
Adopt No Store: Love Leo Rescue also shared a photo of Hill snuggling up to Fig as he announced the pair were a perfect match
The rescue then thanked the other organizations and people who helped recover, transport and feed the beautiful dog: “It really takes a village.”
“Every adopted shelter dog puts pressure on the breeders (or breeders as we call them). We love this adoption story and are so grateful that we were able to be a part of his journey. A happy life!’
Hill, 37, is best known for his roles including Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), Moneyball (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), for which he was nominated for an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor and Mid90s (2018) in his directorial debut.
Extended: Hill wrote and made his directorial debut in the mid-90s in 2018