Look out for Katherine Heigl in the new issue of People magazine (June 30, 2014 issue) which hits early newsstands today and everywhere on Friday. Her photo shoot feature is part of the People Pets Awards 2014, which honor animal rescuers and four-legged artists, heroes and friends.

Katherine Heigl - People Magazine Shoot

The article looks at the work of Katherine's animal welfare charity, The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation and the variety of animals who share her Utah home. During the interview, Katherine also reveals a surprise new addition to the brood.

Check out some exclusive behind the scenes photos from the shoot, which took place with photographer Andrew Macpherson and crew on May 20th in Los Angeles, and be sure to pick up your copy of People for the full story!