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Every dog has its day — and Monday belonged to Uggie.
The canine star of the Oscar-winning film The Artist became the first dog to put its paw prints in cement outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
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Uggie arrived in a fire truck, while Duff Goldman, the pastry chef featured on Food Network’s Ace of Cakes, also was on hand, bringing with him a cake in the shape of a fire hydrant.
The Jack Russell terrier joined a long list of celebrities, including Johnny Depp, Marilyn Monroe and Fred Astaire, with hand and foot prints in the courtyard of the famed Hollywood tourist spot.
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, which is releasing The Artist on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, hosted the event, which was billed as a retirement party.
The Artist won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards earlier this year.
Uggie’s other film credits include Mr. Fix It, ‘Wassup Rockers and Water for Elephants.
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