The Artist: Uggie the Dog's Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]

 @ceylanwrites on February 27 2012 5:48 PM
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    (L-R) Producer Thomas Langmann, Jean Dujardin, director Michel Hazanavicius, James Cromwell, Berenice Bejo, Penelope Ann Miller, Missy Pyle and the dog Uggie after winning best picture for "The Artist" backstage at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. Reuters
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    Actresses Berenice Bejo, Penelope Ann Miller, and Missy Pyle hold their Oscars behind the dog Uggie after winning best picture for "The Artist" backstage at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 26, 2012. Reuters
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    Uggie, the dog from the best picture winning film "The Artist," poses onstage with cast members in the photo room backstage at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 26, 2012. Reuters
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    Best Actor winner Jean Dujardin kisses Uggie the dog after "The Artist" won the for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. Reuters
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    Uggie the dog and Best Actor winner Jean Dujardin stand on stage after "The Artist" won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. Reuters
  • The Artist: Uggie the Dog’s Best Oscar Moments [PHOTOS]
    Oscar host Billy Crystal speaks with Uggie the dog from "The Artist" on a screen behind him at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. Reuters
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Uggie the dog may have not won an Oscar directly for his role in The Artist, but the 10-year-old Jack Russell stole the show on Sunday for his cute looks and crafty stunts.

Uggie was looking his best; sporting a custom-made Chopard bowtie, made of an 18-card gold bone shaped charm and satin, according to US Weekly.  The tie was designed by Chopard's Co-President and Artistic Director, Caroline Schedule.

The pooch was washed, groomed and blow dried before him out on his bowtie, according to the Daily Mail.

The Oscars marked the end of Uggie's acting career, after the terrier was diagnosed with a neurological disorder, which will require him to retire from film.

'Uggie has a schedule to rival any star in this town,' Cindi Berger, chairman and CEO of PMK BNC public relations, told the Daily Mail.

According to Uggie's trainer, Omar Von Muller, the dog suffered through his disorder during the shooting of The Artist. It comes and goes, he told the Daily Mail. It is a shame this has happened when he is getting the biggest success of his career, but we feel the best thing to do is to retire him after the Oscars.

The terrier took to the stage to pick up the prize for Best Picture, alongside The Artist's director, Michel Hazanavicius, stars Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo and other cast and crewmembers.

Sarah Clifford, who helped train Uggie for the film, said he had a great set of dramatic skills. There was a take where Uggie actually reached out and tried to pull the gun out of his (Jean's) hand with his mouth. He put his mouth on Jean's hand and started pulling his hand. We were so stunned. He wasn't told to do that, she told US Weekly.

Uggie may still take part in a few commercials, but he will no longer take part in films, the Daily Mail reported.

Start the Slideshow to take a look at his best Oscar moments. 

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