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Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has three rescue dogs

They helped her get through depression, she says

Vonn has even created an Instagram account devoted to them

CNN  — 

It hasn’t been easy for US skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn in recent months as she received a torrent of online abuse after saying she wouldn’t visit the White House if she won Olympics gold in Pyeongchang.

But there are at least three loyal friends Vonn can always count on – and these ones can’t tweet.

“They don’t talk back, they don’t tell me what to do, they just love me,” Vonn recently told CNN.

Lindsey Vonn poses with her dog Lucy.
Vonn and Lucy in St Moritz, Switzerland.