Oscar Nominees & Their Furry Fans

Bradley Cooper! Anne Hathaway! Jessica Chastain! See which stars have pets in their corner

01 of 08

BRADLEY COOPER

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Charlotte the chow/retriever mix is probably not impressed with the work in Silver Linings Playbook, which earned him a Best Actor nod at Sunday’s Academy Awards. After he rescued her, “I was like ‘Hey, I was on Alias,’” he joked last year on Live! with Kelly. “She’s like, ‘Nope.’ I’m like, ‘Wedding Crashers?’”

02 of 08

ADELE

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The “Skyfall” could add a Best Original Song Oscar to her collection come Sunday, but regardless of what happens, we bet daschund Louie will welcome her home warmly.

03 of 08

JESSICA CHASTAIN

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In between takes, the Zero Dark Thirty star finds the perfect coffee companion in her three-legged pup Chaplin, who’s also more than happy to accompany Mom to work at her Broadway gig. “I take him to the theater,” Chastain told the Wall Street Journal. “He loves everyone.”

04 of 08

NAOMI WATTS

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Even with sons Sasha, 5, and Kai, 4, at home, The Impossible squeezes in plenty of time with her Yorkie, Bob.

05 of 08

HUGH JACKMAN

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His dad may be in movies – including multiple-nominee Les Misérables – but French bulldog Dali, too, enjoys the life of a leading man. “He’s coming to Europe with us,” told PEOPLE in 2011. “He’s part of the family.”

06 of 08

ANNE HATHAWAY

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Another canine fan from the Les Mis cast: , who’s nominated for her supporting role as the troubled Fantine. “I’m totally wrapped around her finger,” she told Newsweek in 2008 of her chocolate Labrador, Esmeralda.

07 of 08

AMANDA SEYFRIED

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Much like the rest of the Les Mis cast, it’s a dog’s life for , who’s been celebrating the musical’s Best Picture nomination with Australian shepherd Finn at her side. “I’m obsessed with my dog,” she told PEOPLE in 2010. “He’s become my son and my light source and kind of a savior to a lot of people.”

08 of 08

BEN AFFLECK

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When he’s not behind the camera flexing his directing chops, as he did for Argo, lets his German shepherd take the lead.

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