Uggie, the dog from the Oscar winning film ‘The Artist’ passes away
The dog who stole our hearts in the Oscar-winning film “The Artist,” has died.
But Uggie, a Jack Russell terrier , did lead an exciting and long life. He was 13.
His owner and trainer, Omar Von Mueller, announced Uggie’s death today on Facebook.
“We regret to inform to all our friends, family and Uggie’s fans that our beloved boy has passed away,” Von Mueller wrote. “In short, Uggie … is now in a better place not feeling pain. Thank you for your support, I will not be reading any comments for a while as it is too painful at the moment.”