The doggy star of silent film ‘The Artist’ has bee announced as a nominee for the first Golden Collar Awards. The first annual awards is being given for the best performances by pooches of the small and silver screen.
He has been nominated for the best dog in a theatrical film category for his role in The Artist and Water for Elephants. Uggie the Jack Russell Terrier was adopted and saved from being sent to a dog pound by animal trainer Omar Von Muller. He only intended to foster the dog while he found it a new home, but decided that Uggie should stay.
Other nominees included Cosmo from Beginners, Denver from 50/50 and Hummer from Young Adult.
The Golden Collar Award winners will be announced next month.
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