A Dog’s Journey

2019-09-16T22:48:09+00:00August 16th, 2019|featured Project|

  We were honoured to be chosen to continue the Journey started in "A Dog's Purpose". In this heart-warming. film we connect with the wonderful Bailey again as well as meet his many new incarnations, Molly, Big Dog and the irrepressible Max. We found some wonderful dogs to continue the role of Bailey. Odin was [...]

PEACE

2019-08-29T23:21:26+00:00July 27th, 2019|featured Project|

We are always delighted to work with Producer, Richard Bullock. And his movie project " Peace" was no exception. For this movie we provided a wolf (Tundra) who performed a variety of A to B's (some of them several football fields in length). Various distance actions mimicking natural behaviour (such as drinking out of a [...]

A Dog’s Way Home

2019-09-16T22:55:33+00:00May 29th, 2019|featured Project|

For a Dog's Way Home, Bonnie acted as the Canadian Coordinator and provided Bella as a young puppy, Bella's mom and littermates puppies, momma cat and a variety of other cats and  kittens for the early scenes of Bella being raised under the abandoned house. Cats were trained to do A to B's and retrieve [...]

A Christmas Tail

2019-08-16T18:02:32+00:00July 29th, 2015|featured Project|

For this TV Movie we worked with productions smaller budget by presenting options of a variety of dogs that already had a lot of training (to cut down on the amount of prep days needed). First photos were sent and then production asked for a small video of each of the finalists to help them [...]

Animal Training for the Feature Film GoodBoy!

2020-02-29T00:12:21+00:00May 15th, 2015|featured Project|

For this Good Boy! we started working with production well before the local production office opened. The early scripts described the personality of the dogs but not necessarily their breed or appearance. Canine CoStars submitted literally hundreds of dogs not only for the seven leads but also for the many featured roles such [...]

A Late Night Lamb for TD Ameritrade

2015-04-08T21:18:39+00:00April 8th, 2015|Commerical, featured Project|

We were asked by Vision Entertainment to cast and train young sheep to perform a number of technical actions so that special effects could be added. We worked closely with 3D supervisor, Jeff Lopez (The Mill New York), to make sure that we were training the sheep to perform the various actions in a way that would [...]

Master of Horrors: Black Cat

2015-04-08T21:16:06+00:00August 27th, 2014|2007, featured Project, TV Series|

This episode of Master of the Horrors was based on Edgar Allen Poe's short story in which a drunken man kills his cat and it comes back to haunt him. Canine Costars provided 7 black cats for this episode, weone with a  missing eye. Diverse action was required including lots of A to B's, sit and [...]