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Prior to her passing on March 23, Elizabeth Taylor was always joined by her Maltese Daisy - who, like her owner, mugged for the cameras in 2007 when they were spotted exiting Mr. Chow restaurant in Beverly Hills.
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During a 2003 appearance on Larry King Live, Taylor trotted out her constant canine companion, 10-year-old Sugar. “[She] has Cushing’s disease but she’s just doing incredibly well,” the proud mom said of her pooch, who was only 3 months old when adopted by Taylor.
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The sweet smell of success! Sugar sat front and center with Taylor in 1989 when she debuted her latest perfume, Black Pearls, at Macy’s in New York.
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Now that’s some precious cargo! The brunette beauty breezed into New York’s JFK International Airport in 1978 with some very cute carryon luggage - two lookalike pups.
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Who’s afraid of a black cat? Not Taylor! The actress snuggled up to this raven-haired kitty in 1973.
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WALK THIS WAY
Arriving at New York’s Plaza Hotel with husband Richard Burton and his daughter Kate (not pictured) in 1969, Taylor led the way for her favorite furball.
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PARTY OF FIVE
For Taylor, no trip was worth it without her furry friends, seen here in 1968 with husband Burton onboard the boat Beatriz of Bolivia in London. According to Psychology Today, when the actress learned her pet Pekingese dogs would face six months of quarantine if they entered London – where she and Burton were set to shoot a film – Taylor instead chose to live on board a yacht moored off the Thames to ensure her pups stayed with her at all times.
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EYE SEE YOU
Much like the rest of the world, Taylor had even this beautiful bird mesmerized by her violet-hued eyes during some one-on-one time in 1963.
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Pucker up! Taylor wasn’t afraid to get up close and personal with her equine costar in 1967’s Reflections in a Golden Eye. “Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses,” she later quipped.
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With husband Michael Todd out of sight, Taylor instead found her cuddle buddy in her pet Yorkie in 1958.
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HALF HER SIZE
Big or small, Taylor loved them all, even taking her canine costar for a walk in 1948.
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The more the merrier! Taylor delighted in feeding a flock of birds in 1948 when she doled out treats to Trafalgar Square’s famed pigeon population in London.