Top 5 Actors who own dogs

by Mark James on August 17, 2010

Hey fiddle-de-dee, an actor’s life for me! Or so we’d like to think. As a matter of fact, being an actor is hard work. Sure, you may think that it would be a chore having George Clooney’s matinee idol looks, Tom Cruise’ money or Jack Nicholson’s charisma, but these guys are at the top of the actor’s food chain. Their success is attributable to hard work, learning their craft, being in the right place at the right time, luck and being hugely talented. For every actor who becomes one of the top dogs in their profession, there are countless other poverty-stricken thesps who resort to eating dog food between acting gigs.

It’s a given that as an actor acquires more and more fame, there’s more of a chance that they will acquire flunkies to tend to their needs and massage their ego. Whether it’s to beat off screaming fans, scatter rose petals in their path or make midnight runs for bowls of blue M&Ms, their every whim is catered for. It’s easy to see how the upper echelons of the acting fraternity could become somewhat paranoid when surrounded by yes men, which is why many actors turn to their dogs for companionship.

No matter if your latest film only achieves a 23 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes or how strange you look after botched plastic surgery, your faithful pooch will not desert you. This is why many are lavished with (more…)

New York copper rescues woman and her dogs from fire

by Darren Jamieson on December 6, 2008

New York copper Walter Hetzel saved Jame Taylor and her four dogs from a fire as she was unawares of the blaze at the time. Officer Hezel kicked down her door to rescue her, even though he was off duty at the time and doing some Christmas shopping with his wife.

It looked like the fire was already really gone, I could see flames..

Jamie Taylor was on her own in the house, save for her four dogs and a cat. Three of the dogs were Puggles, a cross between a Beagle female and a Pug male, named Cucci, Trouble and Cuddles. Officer Hetzel grabbed the dogs and took them out of the back door. The other dog, Bear, was a Great Pyrenees, remained in (more…)