R.I.P.: Remembering Beloved Animal StarsFrom Gidget the Taco Bell spokesdog to Eddie from Frasier, we pay tribute to the late animal stars who stole our hearts


Rando, the German shepherd who played Jim Belushi's canine partner Jerry Lee in 1989's K-9, was actually bred to be a police dog. Acquired in Germany by Mark Mooring, who headed the LAPD Canine Unit and served as a technical advisor on the film, the pooch retired to his home in Malibu. "He slept on the end of my son's bed every night," says Mooring.