North Shore Animal League Hosts DogCatemy Awards

Celebrities submit short films of themselves and their pets.

Fans got a glimpse of the personal sides of some of their favorite animal-loving stars at the North Shore Animal League America’s annual DogCatemy Awards Gala, held in New York City this week.

Celebrities, including master of ceremony Nora Dunn of “Saturday Night Live,” NBC News anchor Brian Williams, and supermodel Kim Alexis, screened unscripted short movies of themselves and their pets. Awards went to Best Dogumentary, Best Ensemble Pack, Best Pawformance, Best Tail Waggin’ Comedy, and Best in Show.

The following celebrities contributed films: Beth Ostrosky, with her Bulldog, Bianca; Brian Williams, with his 13-year-old League rescue dog, Lucy; Lisa Gastineau, with her daughter’s Chihuahuas; Jai Rodriguez, with his pampered dog; and Hallie Kate Eisenberg, with her rescue dogs and cats.

Visit www.animal-league.org to view the short films.

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