Hilary Swank delivers small dog back to owner.. after rescuing it from New York City streets

Chelsea Blackwell’s dachshund, Blue, disappeared Monday, and the distraught owner went in search.

But when she came upon a line of squad cars and people with cameras near the Greyhound bus station in Albany, New York, she set aside her search to investigate.

‘I noticed there were like eight police cars and people with cameras – I thought maybe somebody got shot,’ Blackwell told her local paper, the Times Union.

Thanks Hill! Chelsea Blackwell’s dachshund, Blue, disappeared Monday, and the distraught owner went in search. She learned that Hilary Swank had rescued her

Fortunately, tragedy did not lurk.

Blackwell had stumbled upon a movie crew, but ended in a one-in-a-million lucky happenstance.

Long story short: Her dog of 15 years was found by a movie star with a history of rescuing dogs.

You won’t believe this, the crew told her, but a celebrity had found her pooch.

‘I asked them if anyone saw a little brown dog, and they said, “Yes, we’ll call her.”‘

The owner was very happy: 'I was like, "no way,"' Blackwell said.  'As soon as she got out of the car, I kissed Blue and said, "Thank you so much."'Hilary with one of her own dogs

The owner was very happy: ‘I was like, “No way,”‘ Blackwell said. ‘As soon as she got out of the car, I kissed Blue and said, “Thank you so much.”‘ Hilary with one of her own dogs

An hour later, a gray car pulled up, and there was tiny Blue sitting in the lap of two-time Oscar-winner Hilary Swank.

‘I was like, “No way,”‘ Blackwell said. ‘As soon as she got out of the car, I kissed Blue and said, “Thank you so much.”‘

Blackwell asked Swank for her autograph, but Swank did better: They took a picture.

Dog parent: Swank is no stranger to rescuing dogs.  'Every dog ​​I've ever rescued and also shared my life with have all had their unique way of being in the world,' said Swank, who has adopted numerous dogs, in a YouTube video posted by People magazine

Dog parent: Swank is no stranger to rescuing dogs. ‘Every dog ​​I’ve ever rescued and also shared my life with have all had their unique way of being in the world,’ said Swank, who has adopted numerous dogs, in a YouTube video posted by People magazine

Furry friend: Swank established a foundation, Hilaroo - a portmanteau of her name and the name of a dog she adopted, Karoo - that matches abandoned dogs with children whom the foundation says 'have been given up on by society'

Furry friend: Swank established a foundation, Hilaroo – a portmanteau of her name and the name of a dog she adopted, Karoo – that matches abandoned dogs with children whom the foundation says ‘have been given up on by society’

And Blackwell, wanting to be sure Swank got proper credit, posted the photo on Facebook.

‘I’d stopped and asked if someone saw a little brown dog? A man walked over to my car and said, yes, this woman picked him up, ‘she wrote in her post de ella.

‘I said who? He replied, a celebrity,’ Blackwell wrote. ‘He called the person who had him. And they said she’s on her way back. You’ll never guess who had him?’

The Million Dollar Baby herself.

On the carpet: Swank at the 2022 ABC Disney Upfront at Basketball City - Pier 36 - South Street on May 17 in New York City

On the carpet: Swank at the 2022 ABC Disney Upfront at Basketball City – Pier 36 – South Street on May 17 in New York City

‘She’s not the type of person,’ Blackwell said, ‘who’s going to blow the horn telling people what she did.’

The Albany Film Commission did not give out information about the movie Swank is shooting in Albany, per the production’s request, according to the Times Union.

But according to Deadline, Swank is now shooting Ordinary Angels.

The film is inspired by the ‘incredible true story of a hairdresser who single-handedly rallies an entire community to help a widowed father save the life of his critically ill young daughter.’

Her latest show: Swank as Eileen Fitzgerald, a recently disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey to find both personal and professional redemption.  Seen with Grace Dove

Her latest show: Swank as Eileen Fitzgerald, a recently disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey to find both personal and professional redemption. Seen with Grace Dove

Swank is no stranger to rescuing dogs.

‘Every dog ​​I’ve ever rescued and also shared my life with have all had their unique way of being in the world,’ said Swank, who has adopted numerous dogs, in a YouTube video posted by People magazine.

Swank established a foundation, Hilaroo – a portmanteau of her name and the name of a dog she adopted, Karoo – that matches abandoned dogs with children whom the foundation says ‘have been given up on by society.’

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