Oscar Stars and the Animals They LoveFrom Jean Dujardin to Brad Pitt, this year's nominees have a soft spot for furry (and scaly!) friends

  • JEAN DUJARDIN photo | Uggie, Jean Dujardin

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Updated: Monday Feb 27, 2012 | 05:45 AM EST

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No matter where the rest of their careers take them, The Artist costars will always be friends. "Jean was so good with Uggie," says dog trainer Sarah Clifford. "They really, really, really were close, and Uggie took direction from Jean. They had a pretty tight bond by the end of filming."