People.com Lifestyle Pets Katherine Heigl's Rescue Effort The Grey's Anatomy star lends her fame to a pet adoption drive. Plus: Eric Bana's shaggy dog, Matthew McConaughey's roadside run and more! 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 Published on March 18, 2009 01:43 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 06 ALL EARS Pacific Coast News Grey’s Anatomy actress Katherine Heigl visits the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care & Control on Monday, appearing (and playing with the cute pint-sized pups!) to help promote pet adoption from the facility. See video of the event here! 02 of 06 DOGGIE DOWN UNDER Fame Taking some time to enjoy the warm Australian weather, actor Eric Bana and his family (not pictured) take a stroll with their furry pooch on Sunday while out in Sydney’s Centennial Park. 03 of 06 ONE STEP AT A TIME Limelight Pictures Hope he was given a clean bill of health! A casual Charlize Theron and her canine companion leave a veterinary office in Los Angeles on Friday. 04 of 06 GRASS IS GREENER Selma Blair and boyfriend Mikey Day go for a sunny afternoon walk in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Selma’s dog, Wink, is a cutie-pie with just one eye. 05 of 06 WARM-UP WALK MOREA/National Photo Actor Peter Dinklage bundles up for a chilly walk with his dog in New York City on Tuesday. 06 of 06 KEEP ON TRUCKIN' Pacific Coast News With ball in mouth, Matthew McConaughey’s pup BJ avoids a passing semi-truck as he runs with his owner in Malibu on Tuesday.