Weekend Hollywood Wags: Nov. 27,2010

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John Barrowman, known for traveling among the stars for his role as Captain Jack Harkness in the sci-fi series Torchwood, recently used his star power to shine a light on Dog’s Trust’s “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas” campaign. While promoting the message, the multi-talented entertainer– who is a pet parent to two Cocker Spaniels called Harris and Charlie and a Jack Russell terrier named after his beloved sci-fi character Captain Jack– posed for pix with Vincent, a Jack Russell terrier who is waiting for his forever family at Dog’s Trust Glasgow.

47694, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - Friday November 19, 2010. Entertainer John Barrowman is seen out promoting the Dog Trust, spreading the message A dog is for life, not just for Christmas . Barrowman happily posed with pups Mouse the Black Labrador and Vincent the Jack Russell Terrier. Photograph:  Wattie Cheung,

As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait, and although Joe Jonas didn’t get a dog for his 21st birthday as he had hoped, the pop idol seems to have found his perfect four-pawed pal in an English Bulldog dubbed Winston. The proud new puppy Poppa Tweeted a pic as he confided to fans ‘I’m so thankful this year for family, friends, loved ones, fans, and my new buddy Winston! My early Christmas gift!’

47930, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - November 26, 2010. Joe Jonas carries his new English bulldog puppy, Winston, before going for a walk. The Jonas brother tweeted a picture of his new furry friend writing, I'm so thankful this year for family, friends, loved ones, fans, and my new buddy Winston! My early Christmas gift! Photograph: Jeff Steinberg / Matt Smith,

Sci-fi fans may know him best as Buffy’s Watcher Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer or as King Uther Pendragon in Merlin, but Anthony Head‘s greatest role may just be as a defender of our four-legged friends. The beloved British actor and his partner Sarah Fisher, who together help horses and other companion animals at Tilley Farm, celebrated Battersea’s Dogs and Cats Home’s 150th anniversary at the Collars & Coats Gala Ball.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Anthony Head and Srah Fisher attend Collars and Coats Gala Ball to mark the 150th Anniversary of Battersea Dogs and Cats home at Battersea Power station on November 25, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Congratulations to new pet parent Tracey E. Bregman! The Young & The Restless star revealed to fans on Facebook that she recently adopted Hazel, a 2.7-lb. bundle of barking joy. The tiny Maltese enjoyed lapping up the limelight at Connected’s Celebrity Gift Suite for the American Music Awards.

LOS ANGELES - NOV 20: Tracey Bregman, and dog in training Hazel at the Connected's Celebrity Gift Suite celebrating the 2010 American Music Awards at Ben Kitay Studios on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA Photo via Newscom

Paris Hilton, who provides the voice of a pampered Poodle in the ABC Family Fido-friendly flick The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation, will share the spotlight with her four-pawed pal Peter Pan when her new reality series airs on the Oxygen Channel. The socialite was recently spotted shooting for the show with her charming Chihuahua.

47818, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Tuesday November 23, 2010. Paris Hilton holds onto a Chihuahua and stands next to a pink Bentley while shooting a scene for her upcoming Oxygen Channel reality show. Hilton's new reality show will also feature Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller, Paris' mom Kathy, Playboy model and Hilton photographer Jennifer Rovero and friend Allison Melnick. Photograph:  Anthony,

Our condolences to Kat Von D, who is mourning the loss of her purring pal, Valentine, who died in a fire at her L.A. home. The tattoo artist previously shared her sorrow with fans when her Sphynx Ludwig crossed rainbow bridge in September 2009.

47776, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Monday November 22, 2010. Kat Von D tweets a photo of the inside of her Hollywood Homes after the destruction wrought from a fire that killed her beloved hairless cat Valentine. The fire occurred in the middle of the L.A. Ink' s star signing tour of her new book, The Tattoo Chronicles . Photograph:  Kat Von D via Twitter. . Supplied by , USA: +1  Disclaimer: BWP Media Inc and their brand Pacific Coast News does not claim any Copyright or License in the attached material. Any downloading fees charged by BWP Media Inc and their brand Pacific Coast News are for its services only, and do not, nor are they intended to convey to the user any Copyright or License in the material. By publishing this material, the user expressly agrees to indemnify and to hold BWP Media Inc and their brand Pacific Coast News harmless from any claims, demands or causes of action arising out of or connected in any way with user's publication of the material.

As the barking buddy of reality personality Lisa Vanderpump, little Gigolo has become accustomed to the sight of celebrities. The precious Pomeranian has chronicled his encounters with Gerard Butler, Slash, Dolph Lundgren and Lisa Rinna in the photo gallery section of his very own website, and now LaToya Jackson‘s photo has been added to Gigolo’s list of luminary friends.  The dainty dog donned a velour leisure suit for his dinner date with Ms. Jackson at Villa Blanca.

47800, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - Monday November 22 2010. LaToya Jackson dines out with Lisa Vanderpump (star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ) and her adorable Pomeranian Gigalo at Villa Blanca. Gigalo had dressed in a comfy, lavender velour leisure suit for his evening out with Miss Jackson. Photograph;  Anthony,

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