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Hilary Swank has a new pet pooch

Hilary Swank beamed with joy last week (end04Sep11) when she visited an animal shelter and adopted a new pet pooch.

The Oscar winner took her boyfriend John Campisi's eight-year-old son Sam to the East Valley Animal Shelter in Los Angeles.

Hilary Swank was snapped grinning with delight as she stroked the dog and walked off clutching its leash.