Happy birthday today to Kaley Cuoco! The actress, who is perhaps best known for her roles as Bridget Hennessy in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules and as Penny in the current CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory, is turning 30 today. In addition to her TV gigs, the birthday girl has also appeared in several films, including To Be Fat Like Me (2007), Hop (2011), and Authors Anonymous (2014).
When Cuoco isn't busy acting, she's often on Instagram showing some serious puppy love to the many dogs—and other furry friends—she has in her life. A total animal lover, Cuoco leaves no puppy pic un-posted and always shows off her time spent horseback riding in the great outdoors. And so, in honor of her 30th birthday milestone, we rounded up 30 of Cuoco's ah-dorable animal-friendly Instagram posts that will melt your heart every time. Guaranteed.