10 Most Memorable Animals of 2012

Photo by: Courtesy of Alan Nevins
Uggie

There's no denying it: Uggie's fame knows no bounds. He stole the show at the Golden Globes. He got his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And he even

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Photo by: Courtesy of Alan Nevins
Uggie

There's no denying it: Uggie's fame knows no bounds. He stole the show at the Golden Globes. He got his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And he even kissed Reese Witherspoon in front of the paparazzi.

So what does The Artist star do when he's not accepting accolades and having his every trick and sniff photographed? According to owner and trainer Omar von Mueller, Uggie just likes to chill out at home with his family, which includes three humans (von Mueller, his wife and their daughter) and six other dogs. The whole gang plans to spend Christmas in the California mountains, where all the dogs (who are mostly rescues) can enjoy long winter walks, von Mueller told us.

Sadly, Uggie is now retired from showbiz due to a

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Wed, Dec 26, 2012 12:06 PM EST
From sour-faced kitties to dogs who backflipped their way to Vegas, amazing pets dominated our TV screens, bookshelves and Internet memes. We caught up with the year's most buzzed-about pets to get the inside scoop on how they're wrapping up the year - and what 2013 may have in store for them.



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