Stars & Their Pets: Purr-fect Moments of 2011

Julianne Hough's puppy love! Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds's doggy dates! Revisit the year's sweetest animal encounters

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JULIANNE HOUGH

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Shortly after bringing home new puppy Harley, shows her off alongside big sis Lexi in Miami on May 19.

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ANNE HATHAWAY & ADAM SCHULMAN

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The newly engaged couple shares sweet smiles during a December walk with chocolate Lab Esmeralda in New York.

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ENRIQUE IGLESIAS

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
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Iglesias lets his German shepherd lead the way during a September spin along the Miami coastline via jet ski.

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HILARY DUFF

HILARY DUFF
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Forget Black Friday! Instead of hitting the shops the day after Thanksgiving, the practices her parenting skills on her puppy at a Los Angeles park.

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RYAN GOSLING

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Are they cheering for , or his dog, George? The Crazy, Stupid, Love star struts his stuff alongside his mutt following a New York City lunch on July 21.

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MINKA KELLY

MINKA KELLY
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Kelly helps constant companion Chewy to some leftovers on Nov. 8 after grabbing food with a friend at L.A.’s Kings Road Cafe.

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BLAKE LIVELY & RYAN REYNOLDS

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The sends Maltipoo Penny to surprise beau with a bouquet of balloons on his 35th birthday (Oct. 23) while visiting him on the Boston set of R.I.P.D..

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TOM BRADY

TOM BRADY
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Ever the doting dad, gives wife ‘s Yorkie Vida a squeeze during a playdate at a Boston playground with son Benjamin (not pictured) on Nov. 25.

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MIRANDA KERR

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Say cheese! The model mommy brings her best accessory – Yorkie Frankie – to a Big Apple photo shoot on Nov. 21.

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MéA

MéA
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Is that a new training buddy? Méa makes nice with a pint-sized pup on Nov. 5 during an adoption event for North Shore Animal League America before running the New York City Marathon.

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HUGH JACKMAN

HUGH JACKMAN
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Away we go! and daughter Ava race to keep pace with their scampering French bulldog Dali during a New York City school run in October.

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STEPHEN MOYER

STEPHEN MOYER
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The True Blood stud has nothing but smiles for his dog during a June 13 game of fetch at a Venice, Calif., park.

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SELENA GOMEZ

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Talk about a furry fan! puppy Baylor shows his support for mom at a November photo shoot for her Dream Out Loud clothing line in L.A.

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KELSEY GRAMMER

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Not even a little rain gets groom-to-be Grammer or his prancing puppy down hours before his Feb. 25 wedding in New York.

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ERIC DANE

ERIC DANE
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Dane’s daughter Billie gets an early start on meeting man’s best friend, petting a passing dog with a little help from dad in Beverly Hills on May 21.

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DENISE RICHARDS

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snuggles up to her furry fistful while supporting the “Somebuny Love Me” adoption event at L.A.’s Baldwin Park Animal Shelter in April.

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JON HAMM

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The Mad Men makes a point of taking shepherd mix Cora to a nice meal on March 31 at Little Dom’s restaurant in L.A.

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EMMY ROSSUM

EMMY ROSSUM
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Here’s looking at you, kid! Rossum only has eyes for Yorkie Cinnamon as she makes her way through LAX in March.

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