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As the human being mourns the loss of lovely Hollywood canine Uggie, we take a look in ~ other famed pooches that left their pawprints on our hearts.

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Uggie showed up in the 2012 Academy Award-winning film, "The Artist," together Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo. He even joined Dujardin on stage to accept one of the film"s Oscars. The talented pooch was placed to sleep in august 2015, in ~ the age of 13, due to a cancerous tumor and also prostate illness.

Uggie"s owner, Omar von Mueller required to Facebook to confirm the sad news: "We regret to inform to all our friends, family and Uggie"s fans the our beloved boy has passed away. We were no planning ~ above posting anything till we cure a little an ext but unfortunately somebody leaked it to TMZ and also they will be announcing it. In short, Uggie had a cancerous tumor in the prostate and also is currently in a better place no feeling pain."

A true "Artist"

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In addition to thefts the show in the 2011 Oscar-winning film, "The Artist," Uggie likewise starred in "Water for Elephants," "Mr. Solve It" and much more recently in an episode of "Key and Peele" and also the TV film, "Holiday road Trip."

This work-related forever cemented the talented Jack Russell Terrier"s place in Hollywood ... Literally. He was honored with a pawprint ceremony, organized by Sony Pictures, outside Grauman"s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, ~ above June 25, 2012. The ceremony marked Uggie"s retirement indigenous acting.


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The bond in between Schoep and his owner, john Unger, was so strong that as soon as Schoep developed arthritis later in life, Unger waded into Lake premium every night to lull the dog"s pain and also lull him come sleep.

The pair went viral in the summer that 2012, after a local Wisconsin photographer snapped this photo of your nightly therapy routine. Letters, support and thousands of dollars poured in from about the world. Unger offered the money come pay for laser therapy treatments to stimulate old cell in Schoep"s body. Those therapies bought them one much more year together.

Schoep passed away in July 2013 at the period of 20. Unger, who embraced his lover dog at simply eight month old, then required to Facebook, posting a photo of Schoep"s paw print in the sand v the caption, "I breathe however I can"t capture my breath..."

Gidget, the Taco Bell dog

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Gidget, the Taco Bell spokesdog, endured a stroke and also passed away in July 2009 in ~ the age of 15. In addition to quiero-ing Taco Bell, the talented Chihuahua delighted in laying out in the sun and also a restful retirement.

She likewise appeared alongside the GEICO gecko in a 2002 commercial and also starred in "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" together the mother of Reese Witherspoon"s Chihuahua, Bruiser.

Eddie native "Frasier"


Moose, the Jack Russell Terrior who originated the function of boy name Crane"s opinionated dog Eddie on "Frasier," was so spunky and mischievous in genuine life that his very first family couldn"t manage him. Originally owned by Florida residents, Sam and also Connie Thise, Moose retained escaping the family"s property to follow cats and also climb trees. So, as soon as he was just two-and-a-half year old, Moose was placed on a airplane and transported out to Los Angeles animal trainer, Mathilda DeCagny.

Moose proved such a organic at acting that he score his breakthrough duty on "Fraiser," just six months into his training. His capability to resolve Kelsey Grammar with a tough stare then made him a pan favorite. Once it became clear the the TV sitcom would have plenty of seasons, Moose was bred to ensure a an ideal replacement. His kid Enzo at some point took over the function from him. The two also starred together in the film, "My Dog Skip," through Enzo play Skip in his younger years and also Moose playing the enlarge Skip.

Though he endured from both dementia and deafness during the last year that his life, Moose ultimately passed away of natural causes in June 2006. He to be 15.

Pal, the original "Lassie"


The original Lassie was not a female as the movies would have us believe, but rather a male turbulent Collie, called Pal. In fact, Pal was initially rejected because that the title function in the original 1943 Lassie film, "Lassie Come Home," as result of his gender. That was taken on as a stunt dog instead, while a female Collie to be hired because that the key part. Pal, however, supposedly impressed the filmmakers so much during production that they ended up releasing the female Collie from she contract and using that instead.

After "Lassie Come Home," Pal starred in six various other MGM Lassie movies from the mid-1940s come the early 1950s, and the two pilots because that the "Lassie" television series filmed in 1954. For the original film, Pal deserve a salary more than twice as huge as his co-star, Elizabeth Taylor.

Pal died in June 1958 at the period of 18, after suffering from deafness and blindness throughout the last year of his life. Pal"s trainer, Rudd Weatherwax, reportedly slipped in and out the depression because that years after ~ his lovely dog"s passing.

Lassie Jr.


After Pal retired, five of his masculine descendants played the iconic function of Lassie. His three-year-old son, Lassie Jr., stepped in come take end the family business first, starring in the 1954 TV show, "Lassie," with the Jeff years and also the very first two Timmy years.

Lassie Jr. Retired in 1959 to battle cancer and ultimately beat it. He never ever returned to the show, though. His son, Spook, took over the role instead. Prefer father like son.

Chance from "Homeward Bound"

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The 1993 film, "Homeward Bound: The significant Journey," hold a special place in the hearts of millennials. And its canine narrator, opportunity (voiced through Michael J. Fox), was among the major catalysts the its success.

Despite being a Labrador Retriever in the novel, the duty of opportunity in the film to be played by one American Bulldog, called Rattler. The talented pooch has because passed away, but 90s youngsters will forever remember the method he looked as he bounded across his family"s yard, ago into the eight of his boy.


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Oogy, the disfigured previous bait dog made famed by a 2008 appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and a consequent 2010 bestselling book, passed away in in march 2015 surrounding by his family.

Oogy"s owner, Larry Levin, damaged the news on on facebook in a destructive post, i m sorry read, "Oogy had"t been able come navigate the steps for a lengthy time currently -- and also the four of us spent every minute of the weekend together, resting in the family room, eat there, watching movies, going the end for brief walks. We spanned Oogy v kisses. The kissed us ago ...

"He carried me delight every solitary day for the last 12 years. Every single day. Think around that. I know this extensive sadness is inevitable, and I don"t know exactly how the hole will certainly be filled, or also if it have the right to be, yet I wouldn"t have had it any type of other way."


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Not only did Darla the Toy Poodle star as Precious, serial killer Buffalo Bill"s diminutive pooch in the 1991 thriller, "Silence of the Lambs," she was also cast as the ratty poodle in 2002"s "Batman Returns" and also the pink poodle in 1985"s "Pee Wee"s large Adventure." She showed up on the 1990s TV sitcom, "Coach," and in the 1989 Tom Hanks comedy, "The "Burbs," together well.

Air Bud

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The gold Retriever, who played "Air Bud" was a stray turned prolific canine actor, that was also named friend in real life. Buddy"s trainer Kevin di Cicco taught him just how to play numerous sports, also instilling in the the capability to dunk a ball; a skill which not just scored friend the title role in the 1997 household film "Air Bud" and two the its sequels, but several appearances on both "America"s Funniest home Videos" and David Letterman"s "Stupid pet Tricks." most notably, though, Buddy additionally played the function of Comet ~ above the TV sitcom, "Full House."

Rin believe Tin


The iconic German Shepherd Rin believe Tin was born top top a battlefield in eastern France during world War I and also rescued by an American solder. That soldier, Lee Duncan, climate nicknamed the pooch "Rinty" and also trained that to carry out silent film work.

Rin believe Tin then went on come star in 27 Hollywood films. In fact, according to Hollywood legend, he also received the many votes for best Actor in ~ the inaugural Academy Awards in 1929. Worried to develop the new awards together a serious honor, however, the Academy determined that a human had actually to win and gave the Oscar for finest Actor come Emil Jannings instead.

Petey from "Little Rascals"

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The pooch who originated the function of Pete the pup in "The tiny Rascals" (formerly, "Our Gang") was a pit bull, called Pal the Wonder Dog, who had actually a partly discolored circle roughly his eye. As soon as he was actors in "Our Gang," assembly artists simply completed the circle with dye, creating one the the most memorable canine watch in pop society history.

When Pal passed far in 1930, his kid Pete took end the above role. To this day, when "Little Rascals" remakes are filmed, a circle is drawn roughly one of the canine actor"s eye to replicate the physics trait that developed naturally on Pal.


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In the first two "Beethoven" movies, the title character to be played by a 200-pound St. Bernard, called Kris. He is no much longer with us, however his trainer, Teresa Miller, told human being Pets that he enjoyed a lengthy retirement full of "being lazy and drooly and hanging roughly the house."

Jerry Lee

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The German Shepherd who starred alongside Jim Belushi in the 1989 action-comedy film, "K-9," was actually bred to be a police dog. The rendered that the perfect fit because that a movie about a bad-tempered mountain Diego detective and his unorthodox drug-sniffing police dog.

Despite the advancement posters detailing the the film starred "Jerry Lee together himself," this canine actor"s name was in reality Rando. Prior to his death, Rando delighted in a long retirement through his family members in Malibu.

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