Credit: Shay Mitchell Instagram

Shay Mitchell just added a new member to the family: Angel, the dog! We’ve always known the Pretty Little Liars actress hearts canines, and now she is bringing one home. Shay took to Instagram to welcome the furry companion to her family.


“Please welcome my new addition, ‘Angel’” Shay captioned the snapshot of herself crouching next to the four-legged friend at what looks like an animal shelter. “Couldn't be more excited and happy that I have a new best friend but I also saved a life. Adopting is always a better choice! There are too many strays that need a good home. Check out your local shelters and maybe you will fall in love too!” Very cool, Shay! We look forward to many updates about Angel.

We’re also hoping that Shay’s dog will be friends with co-star Ashley Benson’s puppies, Olive and Walter Gene. Olive has been a part of Ashley’s live for a while (and successfully predicting “A”’s identity for almost as long), but Walter is a relatively new addition. Ash adopted him earlier this month. Perhaps Walter and Angel can compare notes on what it’s like to be new members of the PLL family? And then they and Olive can get to work on predicting who “A” is this time. Puppy power!

Catch the next episode of Pretty Little Liars on Tuesday, July 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.

Kayti Burt is a contributing writer for Wetpaint Entertainment with a penchant for all things pop culture. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!