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Cuddle Alert! Katherine Heigl's Daughter Gives Dog a Belly Rub

Katherine Heigl's Daughter Gives Dog a Belly Rub

Originally posted 10/16/2012 03:20PM

Since her April arrival at the Heigl-Kelley household, Katherine Heigl's 6-month-old daughter Adalaide has wasted no time getting to know her new family, including the canine members.

"Fun with tummy time!" the actress Tweeted on Monday, sharing a photo of her little girl and dog Oscar curled up next to each other.

A longtime animal lover and advocate, Heigl's pets play a major role in her everyday life, including joining family movie night.

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Why Katherine Heigl Thought She Was a 'Bad Mother'

Katherine Heigl Says Daughter's 'Rejection Almost Broke My Heart'

Originally posted 04/09/2012 10:55AM

When Katherine Heigl and husband Josh Kelley adopted 10-month-old Naleigh from Korea in 2009, the new mom expected the mother-daughter bond to be strong and immediate.

Not so, the actress admits in an interview with German weekly newspaper, Bild am Sonntag. "People are always talking about the strong bond between mother and daughter, this magical connection – but we didn't have that," Heigl says.

She described the early days with Naleigh as "the hardest time in my life. ... I fought incredibly hard for my daughter to accept me as mother. Her rejection almost broke my heart."

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Rachael Ray Gives Katherine Heigl $150,000 – for Charity! | Katherine Heigl, Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray Gives Katherine Heigl $150,000 – for Charity!

Originally posted 01/27/2012 04:30PM

Katherine Heigl hates balls, and she's found a kindred spirit in Rachael Ray.

On Friday's episode of the Rachael Ray Show, the talk show host announced a new partnership with Heigl and her animal charity, the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, in which she'll donate $150,000 to help ongoing efforts to raise awareness about spaying and neutering.

"Their $150K will help us save so many pet lives," Heigl Tweeted. "Super grateful!" she added in response to a follower.

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Katherine Heigl: I'm a 'Mad Dog Lady' | Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl: I'm a 'Mad Dog Lady'

Originally posted 01/23/2012 09:00AM

For Katherine Heigl, the decision to add a pair of shepherd mix puppies to her brood in October was an easy one.

"I always want animals in my life," she tells USA Weekend magazine, describing herself as a "mad dog lady."

The duo, named Flora and Tamber, joined an already-crowded household, also home to miniature schnauzers Romeo and Stella, mix-breed Piper, schnoodle Wheezer, and Scar, the "hotcake" hound. But the newest additions proved to have a bigger impact on Heigl's husband, Josh Kelley, than the actress herself.

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Would Katherine Heigl Forgive Josh Kelley If He Had an Affair? | Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl: I Would Kill My Husband If He Cheated on Me

Originally posted 12/08/2011 06:00PM

Katherine Heigl says she and husband Josh Kelley have always had a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to cheating. But now, she admits, she's not so sure.

"I've been debating this lately," the actress, 33, tells the January issue of British Cosmopolitan. "Josh and I always said that cheating would be a deal breaker; there is no second chance. But I've seen friends and acquaintances go through it and they've found a way back to the relationship, and a way to forgive each other."

Not that she's giving her husband of four years, and the father of her 3-year-old daughter Naleigh, a hall pass or anything. But perhaps a fling wouldn't automatically mean an end to their marriage.

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Score! Katherine Heigl Meets Pool-Playing Chihuahua | Katherine Heigl

Score! Katherine Heigl Meets Pool-Playing Chihuahua

Originally posted 12/08/2011 04:30PM

Katherine Heigl may have been the celebrity guest on The Tonight Show Tuesday, but it was the actress who walked away star-struck.

During an appearance to promote her new movie New Year's Eve and her recently-launched neutering campaign, I Hate Balls, Heigl scored some one-on-one time with pool-playing pooch Amadeus.

"How cute is that little dog?" she says in a backstage video where she cuddles the Chihuahua and chats with owner Connie Baldwin. "He's so sweet!"

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Katherine Heigl Hates Balls, Promotes Neutering

Originally posted 11/29/2011 04:30PM

Katherine Heigl has a message for all the balls out there: She's out to get you.

It's been a busy fall for the actress, who only last month launched a new pet adoption initiative through her Jason Debus Heigl Foundation.

And now the ardent animal advocate is at it again, kicking off the I Hate Balls campaign, which aims to lessen the population of shelter animals by encouraging owners to neuter/spay their pets.

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Katherine Heigl's Post-AMAs Celebration? Dogs & 'Jammies' on the Couch! | Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl's Post-AMAs Celebration? Dogs & 'Jammies' on the Couch!

Originally posted 11/21/2011 03:30PM

After dazzling fans at Sunday's American Music Awards, Katherine Heigl ditched her glam gown and jumped into her jammies – and onto a comfortable couch with her dogs!

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Katherine Heigl Wants to Get 5,000 Animals Adopted | Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl Wants to Get 5,000 Animals Adopted

Originally posted 11/07/2011 05:45PM

Getting 5,000 animals adopted in one month? Bring it on, says Katherine Heigl.

The actress and animal advocate has never shied away from helping pets in need, and now she's taking that enthusiasm one step further with a challenge.

"Super proud and excited to announce the Fall 5000 program," she Tweeted on Friday, sharing news about a new pet adoption initiative led by the Los Angeles Animal Alliance and the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, which honors her late brother.

"Hoping to get at least 5000 animals adopted this month from LA city and county shelters!" she continued. "Encourage people to go to their local shelters and adopt!"

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Perfect Couples Star David Walton Gets Hitched

David Walton Gets Married

Originally posted 04/08/2011 08:45AM

It was a perfect day for Perfect Couples star David Walton and actress Majandra Delfino: The pair tied the knot on March 18 in Miami.

Delfino's former Roswell costar, Katherine Heigl, served as a bridesmaid, and guests included Heigl's husband Josh Kelley, as well as Walton's costar Hayes MacArthur and wife Ali Larter, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.

The ceremony took place at Trinity Cathedral, the oldest church in Miami, and the reception was held at The Surf Club ballroom, one of Miami's oldest private beach clubs – and one with a special meaning for Delfino. She had her debutant ball there at 19.

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