7 Oscars Winning Dog Lovers

Matthew McConaughey

McConaughey FoxyMcConaughey, at age 44, won the Oscar for Best Actor following his portrayal of AIDS patient Ron Woodroof in the critically-acclaimed Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey is currently the proud owner of three dogs. After losing his two previous dogs, both to cancer in 2005, McConaughey rescued a small, red-haired Border Collie-mix named Foxy. Next, he was united with his small, white unknown-mix named BJ. When news of the name came out, many close to McConaughey, including Jennifer Garner reported that the name stood for exactly what you might think it does but since then, he’s claimed that the name actually stands for beef jerky. Who knew. Finally, he has another rescue named Cheesey, who he found through the organization named D Cups Saving Teacups. It is staffed by exactly the type of person you might think.

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