Brooke Shields and Matthew Broderick at an ASPCA event in New York's Central Park circa 1992. Click through for more photos of Hollywood stars who love dogs—and then go celebrate National Hug Your Hound Day!
At the premiere of 2012's "Darling Companion," in which she plays a woman who rescues a lost dog—twice. "I'm in love with my dog Emmie," Keaton said of her real-life pet. "The love that I feel for Emmie and all the dogs that I've had in my life is unlike any other love that I've experienced."
"Dogs never bite me. Just humans," she once said. Here, Monroe enjoys a bit of downtime on the set of 1961's "The Misfits."
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At home with their dog in 1968. the year Woodward starred in "Rachel, Rachel," which Newman directed.
With Coolie, who appeared with Crowe in the 1993 Australian drams "The Silver Brumby."
With daughter Emily and Lena, Tatum's beloved Scottie, attending a birthday party for another dog.
"Who thinks you're as fantastic as your dog does?" said Hepburn, seen here in 1960 with her Yorkshire Terrier, whose name was Mr. Famous.
With her beloved Chihuahua, Vida Blue.
"Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses," said Taylor, whose film career took off with "National Velvet" and "Courage of Lassie." She's seen here in 1960 with a Yorkshire Terrier and husband Eddie Fisher.
With her French bulldog, Gary, two years before the "Star Wars" star's sudden death in 2016. "Gary is like my heart," said Fisher. "Gary is very devoted to me and that calms me down. He's anxious when he's away from me."
With her six-week-old white poodle, Morningstar, named after Natalie's character in 1958's "Marjorie Morningstar."
With Charlie, attending a New York Fashion Week runway show in 2002. Portman later appeared with Charlie on "Late Show With David Letterman," where she revealed that her dog had "severe halitosis, but he's, like, so charming that you let him kiss you anyway."
With a dachshund at his aunt's house in California during filming of his first movie, the 1950 drama "The Men."
It was love at first sight when she encountered Honey, one of the host's dog, on the set of Univision's morning show "Despierta America," Berry didn't take Honey home—she has pets of her own—but she clearly wanted to.
A longtime animal welfare activist, she established the Doris Day Animal Foundation and owns a dog-friendly hotel, the Cypress Inn, in Carmel, California. "I have found that when you are deeply troubled," she has said, "there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source."
In Los Angeles with her Pomeranian dog Penny. (Or is that Rigby—we have trouble telling them apart.)
Posing with her dog, the aptly named Lambchop, in 1966.
With her Great Dane, Warlock in 1960, two years before she moved to Big Sur, California. "After I left Hollywood, I didn't trust people," she later recalled. "The people you met there wanted to know you because of who you were or how much money you had. So I turned to animals ... because they don't care who you are."
Taking a moment to relax with his dog on set of "The X-Files," circa 1995. "I love dogs," Duchovny said. "They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated."
The British actress, singer and style icon at home with Nana in 1970. Her husband, the scruffy French singer Serge Gainsbourg, said the dog made him look comparatively handsome.
With a sleepy Sammy at the Broadway Barks "adopt-a-thon."
In Paris with her dogs in 1967, when she was married to French director Roger Vadim. These days Fonda has a deep attachment to her small white dog, a Coton de Tuléar. "She goes just about everywhere with me," she wrote on her blog. "When I am without her, I ache for her. It's a physical thing. I feel a pang in my body."
With her dog on the set of 2003's "21 Gram." Thirteen years later she reported on Instagram, "'He's still going strong after two surgeries, a metal hip and a donkey bite!"
Bonding with her cocker spaniel in her suite at New York's Gotham Hotel. "I was always a dog yearner," Bacall once told friend and fellow actress Glenn Close. "I didn't have a dog growing up in the city with a working mother. As an only child, I yearned for someone to talk to."
Playing "Pup Quiz" this year on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Turns out Cruella de Vil is a dog lover after all!
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