And, Action! Pets on Set

From Tom Cruise to Jessica Alba, furry pals make work much more fun for these celebrities

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RIDING SHOTGUN

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Tom Cruise goes on a joy ride with a canine costar while shooting his spy thriller Wichita in Boston.

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PUPPY LOVE

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Also enjoying some puppy playtime on the Wichita set? Cameron Diaz, who got friendly with two pooches during a break from filming.

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LITTLE VALENTINE

LITTLE VALENTINE
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Jessica Alba keeps a four-legged costar on a tight leash while recording scenes for her movie Valentine’s Day in Beverly Hills.

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CHEERED UP

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Save the cheerleader, save the dog? Hayden Panettiere totes her lovable pooch while shooting the NBC drama Heroes in Los Angeles.

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GIVING LIP

GIVING LIP
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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.

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TRAILING BEHIND

TRAILING BEHIND
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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.

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STROLLING ALONG

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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).

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PARK IT

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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.

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HANDS ON

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Gerard Butler lends a hand to his pug Lolita while taking five on the New York City set of his new film, The Bounty.

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COP A SQUAT

COP A SQUAT
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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.

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WET KISSES

WET KISSES
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Drew Barrymore gets a doggie kiss from a speckled canine costar on the Central Park set of the upcoming romantic comedy Going the Distance.

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ON THE GO

ON THE GO
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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.

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DOG WHISPERER

DOG WHISPERER
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Jennifer Love Hewitt cracks a smile as she walks boxer Mona to the L.A. set of Ghost Whisperer.

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DOGGIE BAG

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Christina Ricci cradles her French bulldog, Ramon, on the set of New York, I Love You in Harlem, N.Y.

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DOG JOG

DOG JOG
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Eliza Dushku happily takes a break from shooting sci-fi drama Dollhouse to go for a run with a canine friend.

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