Being the pet of a famous movie star may have its perks, but being left behind while your owner travels the world isn't one of them.
Luckily for Robert Pattinson's dog Bear his owner's girlfriend Kristen Stewart is happy to take over walking duties when he isn't there.
With Pattinson was in London promoting Water For Elephants, Kirsten took the reigns as Bear's carer.
New York walkies: Kristen Stewart takes Bear, the rescue dog she shares with boyfriend Robert Pattinson, out for a walk in New York's East Village
The young actress was still in the Big Apple after attending the annual Met Gala on Sunday evening, where she looked sensational in a red and black Proenza Schouler halter neck dress.
Clutching his blue lead, Kristen was careful to keep a tight hold on Bear as they set out across the city together.
Pattinson found Bear in an animal shelter while shooting Breaking Dawn in the Baton Rouge area of Louisiana.
Leading the way: Bear and Kristen head out onto the street for their blustery walk
The dog was originally called Yogi Bear, but Pattinson and Kristen decided to shorten his name to Bear after Rob admitted he thought Yogi was 'a bit much.'
Kristen, and her canine companion, have been staying at one of the actress's favourite New York hotels, The Bowery, on the Lower East Side of the city.
Along with Dakota Fanning she hosted an after party at the hotel in March 2010 to celebrate the release of their movie, The Runaways.
Undeterred: Kristen and Bear don't let the New York weather stop them from heading out as they leave The Bowery Hotel on the Lower East Side
Meanwhile, the Twilight actress is set to welcome a new man into her life after it was announced today that British actor, Sam Claflin, has been cast alongside her in Snow White and the Huntsman.
The 24-year-old actor will play Prince Charmant to Kristen's Snow White.
It would seem Clafin is on a role after he landed a part in the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, On Stranger Tides, and is also starring alongside Oscar winner, Jeff Bridges, in The Seventh Son.