It's just puppy love.
RACHEL Hunter has found that a woman's best friend is not an ageing rocker, but a little puppy.
The 32-year-old model was shopping in Malibu yesterday with her sister when she fell in love with the dog and bought it on the spot.
The mum-of-two was recently turned down by Playboy for being "too hefty" even though she is the pick of the litter.
The Aussie beauty wanted to strip to boost her career after her marriage to 56-year-old Rod Stewart fell apart.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Rachel walks her new pet dog in Malibu yesterday