The Artist continued its impressive run of success in pre-Oscar award ceremonies with an accolade for its four-legged cast member.
The American Humane Association, which advocates for animals on film and TV sets, announced the top animals being honoured with Pawscar awards.
Uggie, the dog star in The Artist, was named best scene stealer.
The Jack Russell starred alongside french actor Jean Dujardin and has become a red carpet hit.
The Pawscars are among an emerging breed of awards honouring animal actors
The Golden Collar dog awards will be presented next week.