And, Action! Pets on SetFrom Tom Cruise to Jessica Alba, furry pals make work much more fun for these celebrities

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Updated: Tuesday Aug 25, 2009 | 07:45 AM EDT By: Amy Jamieson and Kate Hogan

TRAILING BEHIND

After a troubling start to her summer, Mischa Barton keeps company with a trusty companion – a fluffy pup! – on the New York set of her upcoming TV drama The Beautiful Life.