Our German Shorthaired Pointer, Basco, had several Canine Actor jobs while he was alive, but most notably he starred in Craig Morgan's music video for This Ole Boy alongside both Craig Morgan and Angie Harmon! He was also selected to take part in a calendar shoot for Jack Daniels.
Hapax is still a young pup but has done well so far working in front of the camera! His unique spotted & slightly fluffy coat makes him stand out in any setting. He has incredible focus & is very patient with multiple set ups. Currently Hapax is roughly 35lbs.
Idgie is our dark red Golden Retriever! She is extremely easy to work with and is excellent on sets. By the time she was two years old, she already had multiple commercials, music videos, and a feature film under her collar. She works well with people of all ages and animals of all types. She weighs around 50lbs.
One of our former Guardian Home Residents, Belle, starred in a movie called A Belle For Christmas alongside Dean Cain! She was only 9 weeks old at the start of the production and boy was she cute! Belle also did a commercial shoot for Holistic Select Dog Food at just four months of age. Several of our other available Canine Actors can be spotted as background extras in both of these projects!
One of our past Guardian Home Residents starred as "Toto" in a production of The Wizard of Oz and did a super job!
Our High Content Wolfdog, Wild, got to work with Kyle Cook on a shoot for his latest album Wolves & made the cover! Visit his website to see more from this shoot! https://www.kylecookmusic.com/
Our pup, Wildling, on the set of his first role as "Kaboom" in a short film (watch below)! He was 10 weeks old at the time.
Wild got the opportunity to provide that wolfy feel to Jason Aldean's music video, "Blame it on You"!
Our program is set up so that most of the "actors" are trained by us, and then find forever Guardian Homes* where they reside while not on the job. This way, they get to live as a part of a family that revolves around them on their "off" time.
Each of our canine actors are able to provide you with a variety of behaviors and are capable of learning additional desired behaviors rapidly. From going "potty" on an innocent bystander to locking car doors to chasing after the bad guy; we've got you covered.
Listed below are a couple of our talented crew members along with photos of their past gigs. We have access to dogs of every size, color, coat type, and training level. Please contact us for further information regarding availability and rates.
Our girl, Scully, has worked on several projects over the years but here's one of our favorites for Safelite!
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We got to work with a couple of bloodhounds for artist Adia Victoria's music video for "Dead Eyes"! It was a long day on set but the pups really pulled out that distinct hound on the hunt feel.
We have a few other pup options not listed on this page, so please reach out for more information.
Scully has learned the ropes quickly! She can learn new tasks speedily & loves to work. She gets along great with children & other dogs, cats, & pretty much any other creature you can think of! She absolutely loves to work in front of a camera. Scully knows both verbal and hand cues, and can string multiple tasks together for a shot. She's been in multiple commercials & print ads! She is around 50lbs.
We got to work with one of our Guardian Home residents, Quip, twice last year on two different media projects! Check her out in this holiday spot for OfficeMax & in this music video by Jake Owen!
We worked on a project for Apple involving Stevie Wonder & Andra Day! Millie, the chocolate Lab featured, was only 11 months old at the time of the shoot and is one of our many Client-Owned Dogs that are available for work.
From photoshoots to music videos to theatrical productions, DarkWood Dog Training, LLC can meet your entertainment industry needs! We have experienced canines that love to strut their stuff.