Hugh Jackman's dog in pooch pile-up

Hugh Jackman and his dog Dali in New York.
Hugh Jackman and his dog Dali in New York. Bang Showbiz

HUGH Jackman was involved in a doggie pile-up in New York City on Wednesday (10.04.13).

The 'Les Miserables' actor was enjoying a stroll in the sun with his bulldog Dali when his pet's leash become entangled with a larger, fluffier canine's, who was so excited by the mix-up that it wrapped its legs around Hugh's dog.

While Dali appeared to struggle under the weight of his new pooch pal's big legs, the dog's owner tried her best to pull her amorous animal off as onlookers watched in amusement.

After Hugh, 44, finally managed to pull his loyal friend away he went to meet his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, before they both picked up their daughter Ava, seven, from school.

Hugh first met his wife on the set of their native Australian show 'Correlli' in 1995 and the couple celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary on Thursday (11.04.13) after tying the knot in Melbourne in 1996.

As well as Ava, the couple also have son Oscar, 12.

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