How Uggie Got Ready for the Oscars
To get ready for his night to shine, The Artist’s star dog starts with a simple bath and blow-dry
“We bathed him yesterday and gave him a nice blow-dry,” Uggie’s trainer Omar Von Muller told PEOPLE on Oscar Sunday. “That’s about it.” PHOTOS: Uggie Goes to the Oscars
Going by Hollywood standards, Uggie’s routine is shockingly low-maintenance, but it helps that he keeps up his appearance the rest of the year.
“It’s actually pretty easy,” Von Muller said. “We bathe him every couple of weeks. His nails are always nice and trim. The teeth, we get them whitened every once in a while.”
Yes, teeth whitening? Well, it can’t all be down-to-earth!
–With reporting by Jessica Wedemeyer
For more details – including photos of Uggie’s other pre-show rituals – pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
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