Uggie Leads All Other Dogs In Golden Collar Award Nominations

Uggie Leads All Other Dogs In Golden Collar Award Nominations

As award season arrives, it seems like every carbon-based life form in Hollywood is being recognized for their performances in film, television, and the stage. And today, one of the more obscure, yet adorable, award shows ever, the Golden Collar Awards, announced its nominations. Recognizing famous pooch's from across the entire spectrum of Tinseltown, these awards are strictly for the dogs. 

According to The Wrap, the most high-profile recipient of these nominations is Uggie, the lovable mutt from such 2011 films as The Artist and Water for Elephants. He was nominated twice in the category of "Best Dog in a Theatrical Film", and will compete against Cosmo, Denver and Hummer, who were nominated for their roles in Beginners, 50/50 and Young Adult, respectively.

The entire list of nominees is as follows:

BEST DOG IN A THEATRICAL FILM
Cosmo as Arthur – Beginners (Focus Features)
Uggie as Queenie  – Water for Elephants (Fox)
Denver as Skeletor50/50 (Summit Entertainment/ Mandate Pictures)
Hummer as Dolce – Young Adult (Paramount/Mandate)
Uggie as The Dog – The Artist (The Weinstein Company)

BEST DOG IN A FOREIGN FILM
Koko as Red Dog – Red Dog (Roadshow Films, Australia)
Laika as Herself – Le Havre (Janus Films, France)
Biina as Alf – The Day the Dogs Disappeared (Nippon Television, Japan)
Ichio as Tao – The Day the Dogs Disappeared (Nippon Television, Japan)

BEST DOG IN A TELEVISION SERIES
Rocky as Arnold – Entourage (HBO)
Chunk as Himself – Chelsea Lately (E! Entertainment Television)
Bridgette as Stella – Modern Family (ABC)
Dart as Chance – Hot in Cleveland (TV Land)
Jason Ganns as Wilfred – Wilfred (FX)
Lampchop as YakultSuburgatory (ABC)

BEST DOG IN A REALITY TELEVISION SERIES
GiggyThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills / Lisa Vanderpump (Bravo)
MillouThe Real Housewives of New York City / Sonja Morgan (Bravo)
Jackpot – The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills / Adrienne Maloof (Bravo)
Spartacus – Ice Loves Coco / Coco (E! Entertainment)
Hercules – Pit Boss / Shorty Rossi (Animal Planet)

BEST DOG IN A DIRECT-TO-DVD FILM
Fred as B DawgSpooky Buddies (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment)
Gaston as Beethoven – Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (Universal Home Entertainment)
Angel as Chloe – Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment)
Rowdy  as Marley – Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment)
Rusco as PapiBeverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment)

GOLDEN COLLAR HUMANITARIAN AWARD: Charlize Theron

GOLDEN COLLAR LEGENDS AWARD
: Robert Vince

[via The Wrap]

Tags: uggie, the-artist, water-for-elephants, dogs, awards, golden-collar-awards
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