Lifestyle Pets And, Action! Pets on Set From Tom Cruise to Jessica Alba, furry pals make work much more fun for these celebrities By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines and Amy Jamieson Published on October 2, 2009 10:51 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 15 RIDING SHOTGUN Ramey Tom Cruise goes on a joy ride with a canine costar while shooting his spy thriller Wichita in Boston. 02 of 15 PUPPY LOVE Fame; Steve Granitz/WireImage Also enjoying some puppy playtime on the Wichita set? Cameron Diaz, who got friendly with two pooches during a break from filming. 03 of 15 LITTLE VALENTINE Pacific Coast News Jessica Alba keeps a four-legged costar on a tight leash while recording scenes for her movie Valentine’s Day in Beverly Hills. 04 of 15 CHEERED UP PhamousFotos/AVM/Splash News Online Save the cheerleader, save the dog? Hayden Panettiere totes her lovable pooch while shooting the NBC drama Heroes in Los Angeles. 05 of 15 GIVING LIP Bauer Griffin They’re two of a kind! Actor Ricky Gervais goofs off with a furry friend on the Berkshire, England, set of his new film Cemetery Junction. 06 of 15 TRAILING BEHIND MAXA/Landov After a troubling start to her summer, Mischa Barton keeps company with a trusty companion – a fluffy pup! – on the New York set of her upcoming TV drama The Beautiful Life. 07 of 15 STROLLING ALONG Bauer Griffin A pooch in a doggie wheelchair steals a scene from The Back-Up Plan, an upcoming romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Alex O’Loughlin (right). 08 of 15 PARK IT Fame Blake Lively and her maltipoo Penny take a break from shooting Gossip Girl in New York’s Central Park and meet up with set buddy Leighton Meester. 09 of 15 HANDS ON INF Gerard Butler lends a hand to his pug Lolita while taking five on the New York City set of his new film, The Bounty. 10 of 15 COP A SQUAT GSI We love a man in uniform! Orlando Bloom kneels down to pet a furry friend on the set of the drama Main Street in Durham, N.C. 11 of 15 WET KISSES Humberto Carreno/Startraks Drew Barrymore gets a doggie kiss from a speckled canine costar on the Central Park set of the upcoming romantic comedy Going the Distance. 12 of 15 ON THE GO Jackson Lee/Splash News Online They’re ready for their close-up! Jennifer Aniston and her beloved Welsh corgi-terrier mix Norman stay in step on the Queens, N.Y., set of the actress’s movie The Bounty. 13 of 15 DOG WHISPERER Phamous Fotos/On Location News Jennifer Love Hewitt cracks a smile as she walks boxer Mona to the L.A. set of Ghost Whisperer. 14 of 15 DOGGIE BAG Pacific Coast News Christina Ricci cradles her French bulldog, Ramon, on the set of New York, I Love You in Harlem, N.Y. 15 of 15 DOG JOG PhamousFotos/Splash News Online Eliza Dushku happily takes a break from shooting sci-fi drama Dollhouse to go for a run with a canine friend.