These doggone award ceremonies! Uggie gets used to his new-found fame as The Artist sweeps the board at Golden Globes

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By Sarah Bull

These doggone award ceremonies! Uggie the dog is learning to cope with his fame, as he showed when he posed up at the Golden Globes for his movie The Artist

He's the Jack Russell terrier who has won himself millions of fans worldwide thanks to his scene-stealing performance in the critically-acclaimed movie The Artist.

So when it came to organising the guest list for the Golden Globe Awards, there was little doubt that Uggie should be at the top of that list.

And, sure enough, the cute canine stole the show as he posed on the red carpet with his Artist co-stars after the film took home the Best Motion Picture award, as well as Best Original Score and Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for Jean Dujardin.

As the group smiled for the waiting photographers, they were left stunned and burst into laughter as Uggie, who wore a bow tie for the occasion, deliberately placed his paw on the Golden Globe trophy.

While the Globes have yet to introduce a Best Animal Performance category, Uggie is already an award-winner as he took home the Palm Dog at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for best canine performance in a film, with the judges saying afterwards 'he was light, lovable, plain fun and funny.'

Despite Uggie proving to be centre stage at the awards, held at the Beverly Hilton International Ballroom, it had apparently been difficult to get the pooch and his trainer on the guest list, as he isn't technically a nominee at the awards.

What a clever canine! The cast of the critically-acclaimed silent movie howled with delight as Uggie placed his paw on the Golden Globe trophy

Posing up: The nine-year-old Jack Russell terrier has become a star thanks to his role in the film

Uggie and trainer Omar von Muller also had to have pictures taken for their passes ahead of the awards, according to Deadline Hollywood.

Uggie's appearance at the ceremony came as silent movie The Artist almost swept the board at the awards - taking home three of the prestigious prizes.

And the nine-year-old dog didn't end his night early following the ceremony, choosing instead to head to the Weinstein afterparty.

The night is still young! Following the ceremony, Uggie attended the Weinstein afterparty with James Cromwell

Sweeping the board: Jean Dujardin won Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for The Artist, while composer Ludovic Bource took home Best Original Score

The Artist is continuing to wow critics and fans with its charming tale of silent movie actor George Valentin (Dujardin) and how he coped with the dawn of the new era of 'talkies'.

It also stars French actress Berenice Bejo, who is married to the film's director Michel Hazanavicius, as love interest Peppy Miller, as well as John Goodman and James Cromwell.

Screen star: Uggie in The Artist with actress Berenice Bejo