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    11 Unique Facts About Animal Actors And The People They Work With

    On the eve of the 75th anniversary of American Humane Association’sNo Animals Were Harmed” Program , I co-authored a book, Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors. It was co-written by Allen and Linda Anderson of the Angel Animals Network and featuring a foreword from "America's Veterinarian" Dr. Marty Becker. This book contains many unknown or little known facts about our animal stars some of which I would like to share with you.

    1. A dog saved Hollywood from doom.

    2. A diva bear?

    3. There’s an Angelina Jolie of animal actors.

    4. You can’t train a snake, but you can train humans!

    5. Jim Carrey may be a superstar, but the penguins call the shots.

    6. Mr. Jinx really does know how to flush a toilet!

    7. Centaurs are real!

    8. Human actors often form such strong bonds with their animal co-stars they want to bring them home to live with them.

    9. Most animal actors are rescues.

    10. 75 years ago, most animal actors were just thought of as props.

    11. Celebrating 75 years of protecting our animal stars!