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By: Studio Animal Services | January 6, 2020
Studio Animal Services will provide expertly trained animals for any print, film, commercial or television shoot. Our trainers are recognized and respected as some of the best in the field, and include S.A.G. trainers who do on-camera handling and animal-related stunts.
A few of our past successes include the Taco Bell Chihuahua, Bruiser in the Legally Blond films, hundreds of Purina ads, and currently all of Fancy Feast's gorgeous white cats. Industry classics include: St. Bernard pups for the movie Beethoven II, Chevy Chase's retriever in Vacation, Clint Eastwood's bulldogs and rats in Interview with a Vampire. Please see our credits page for more.
As a lead supplier of trained animals for advertising both locally and internationally, we are well versed in meeting the creative challenges of the commercial industry. Studio Animal Services worked with Jake Scott and RSA on the award-winning Super Bowl commercials including: the Yellow Labrador puppies for Budweiser in 2014 and 2015.
We also worked on the Cowboys Herding Cats commercial for EDS, as well as several collaborations with director Joe Pytka.
Only an hour north of Hollywood, our training facility is prepared to host you and your clients for professional, effective presentations, indoors or outdoors. At our 70-acre ranch, we develop our stars: dogs of every demeanor, multitalented cat teams, smart squirrels, dynamic ducks, and any other animal-large or small.
Founding members of our training crew have over 40 years of on-set experience. We keep abreast of new research regarding animal psychology. Our trainers rely on positive reinforcement as the main motivating factor in our training process. We give back to the animal community by adopting 75% of our talent from the Humane Society. We find homes for animals that are too shy for the Hollywood lifestyle, via our social media connections.