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Meet Barley!

Golden Retriever
Surrey, South East

Introducing Barley the handsome male Golden Retriever dog for hire. The Retriever is a popular choice in advertising and marketing as they are an easily recognisable breed and a sought after family pet in the UK.

Trained to a high standard and a reliable pet on set, Barley has all basic commands and more. This highly skills actor will confidently respond from a distance to both hand, voice and whistle commands. He is highly intelligent picking up new skills or behaviours with ease. Also, Barley can be taught new commands on request with notice.

This well socialised talent loves everyone and everything and can happily work with children whilst remaining focused. He is also a suitable dog model working alongside other dogs. Furthermore, he is extremely loving, adventurous, and a confident dog who will want to say hello to everyone in a room.

Overall, Barley the Retriever and top dog talent is suitable for a range of marketing and advertising briefs.

Training checklist:
- Animal-friendly
- Beg
- Bow
- Can be placed in position
- Can work outdoors
- Can work with water
- Catch a treat
- Catch an item
- Child-friendly
- Come
- Dog-friendly
- Down
- Drop item
- Eat/drink in new environment
- Facial expressions
- Food motivated
- Give paw
- Harness/lead trained
- Heel
- Hold item
- Jump up/on/over an object
- Kiss
- Licks lips on command
- Lie down
- Look at me
- Look at point
- People-friendly
- Recall
- Sit
- Sit pretty
- Stand
- Stay
- Toy motivated
- Travels well
- Walk to heel
- Wears pet clothing + accessories
- Work from a distance
- Works with props
- Yoga

Barley has experience onset having done a photoshoot for Butternut Box when he was a puppy. In addition, he started his modelling career at a young age has allowed Barley to develop the skills needed for set life.

Recently he has worked with Pooch and Mutt for an October Halloween photoshoot as well as a Christmas shoot for Nhow London Hotel as part of a photographic marketing campaign for their Christmas Afternoon Tea for Dogs.

He also has been photographed by various pet photographers out in the woodland/parks/fields.

Most recently, Barley starred in stills photography for Proxetin Pet.

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