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You have your Oscar-winner pool complete and red carpet attitude ready for this weekend's Academy Awards, but aren't you forgetting something? What about the animals who worked their paws off to make this year's movies magical and adorable? Luckily, the American Humane Association has them covered. For the fifth year, the organization is giving out the highest honor to animals in cinema: the Pawscars. The Pawscars have awards for best stunt, man's best friend, best literary muse and many more. Plus, every award is given to animals that participated in films overseen and certified by the American Humane Association, so you know all these winners were treated right. Get your Oscar weekend...

The Top 12 Animal Trainers

It's back-to-school season, and kids aren't the only ones ready to learn. Every year, plenty of animals and their owners pick up new tricks and better behaviors thanks to trainers. To honor these teachers of creatures, we've rounded up 12 of the best trainers around. Remember: unlike school teachers, these guys don't get the…

Flanked by canine greats Lassie and Rin Tin Tin, Uggie made dog history this week by cementing his paw prints in front of Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater. According to Gawker, the adorable Jack Russel Terrier from "The Artist" is the first pooch to ever receive this honor. Sadly, this landmark moment also finalizes Uggie's retirement from the biz. After experiencing neurological issues that cause uncontrollable shaking, Uggie has chosen to get some well-deserved R & R. RELATED: Josh Duhamel Supports Dog Adoption Aside from making a permanent mark in the cement outside the famous theater, Uggie has also left an impression in the hearts of many animal and movie lovers. This is...

Pet and animal lovers gathered together last weekend to enjoy the 23rd Annual America's Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Over three days, a slew of animals and people congregated together to form a salute to some of Hollywood's most talented pets. RELATED: Play the Who's Cutest game! Uggie, the famous Jack Russell Terrier from "The Artist," was a delight, posing for photographs with fans and performing cute tricks. The dogs from the "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" films also made an appearance,...

Weekly Dish for Feb. 26-March 3, 2012

CAT CAFES GET "PURR-FEWS" Japan's cat cafes have a new law to follow that sounds a lot like a rule your parents would lay down. Cat cafes, which are coffee shops that allow you some "purr-sonal" time with resident kitties, now have to have their furry friends locked up by 8 pm. The true target of this new…

"The Artist" Star Uggie Dishes on Dog Fame

This film season has gone to the dogs... well, one particular pup: Uggie. The adorable Jack Russell Terrier captured hearts and plenty of  media attention thanks to his precious performance in "The Artist." Uggie wowed audiences with his acting skills, so much so that the Consider Uggie campaign was started to…