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Meet Boris!

Golden Retriever
Nottinghamshire, East Midlands

Meet Boris, the beautiful experienced Golden Retriever dog model, animal actor, therapy dog, and pet influencer. He is highly versatile, well-behaved, and sweet. Also, much like his siblings Darcy and Lily, he adapts well to new environments. Boris is a registered ‘Pets as Therapy’ dog and therefore boasts a calm and sociable temperament. Furthermore, he is very caring and relaxed around people and can work alongside a wide range of co-stars.

Moreover, Boris has the on-set experience and can respond to both verbal & hand signals where needed. Also, he can respond to commands from a distance making this handsome chat very responsive. This experienced Golden Retriever dog model is easy to work with.

In all, Boris has handsome good looks with the talent to match. A suitable animal actor for a wide range of media roles.


Training checklist:
- Agility trained
- Animal-friendly
- Back up
- Balance item on head
- Balance on object
- Bow
- Can be placed in position
- Can work outdoors
- Can work with water
- Cat-friendly
- Child-friendly
- Conga
- Creep
- Dog-friendly
- Drink on command
- Eat/drink in new environment
- Facial expressions
- Fetch item
- Food motivated
- Give paw
- Go around object/person
- Go over seesaw
- Go to bed
- Go to mark
- Go under/through
- Hairdryer-friendly
- Happy to be groomed
- Happy to be handled
- Harness/lead trained
- Head down
- Head on object
- Head to floor
- Hold item
- Hold pose
- Jump into/out of a car boot
- Jump through hoop
- Jump up/on/over an object
- Lie down
- Look at me
- Look at point
- Open/close door
- Paddleboard trained
- Paws up on object
- People-friendly
- Play ball
- Positional work
- Product placement
- Rest head
- Reverse
- Ride a moving object
- Rollover
- Send away
- Shake on command
- Sit
- Snowboarding
- Speak/Bark
- Spin
- Stand
- Stand on hind legs
- Stay
- Steal items
- Surfboarding
- Swimming
- Therapy animal
- Tilt head
- Touch item
- Touch with nose
- Travels well
- Trick trained
- Vacuum-friendly
- Vet-friendly
- Walk backwards
- Walk on hind legs
- Wave
- Wear glasses
- Wears pet clothing + accessories
- Weave
- Work from a distance
- Works with props
- Yoga

Firstly, this clever boy has significant experience modelling for both still pet photography briefs and film shoots. Boris, Darcy and Lily were selected to become the faces of the well-known dog brand Beaphar (lactol). Also, recent work has seen the trio perform together for more brand awareness projects.

They have featured in Yumove‘s branding, having completed an outdoor photoshoot where they behaved flawlessly. Previously, Boris has also worked with Life Healthcare as part of a print marketing campaign. Along with, worked on a BarknRide campaign with Halfords, to promote awareness regarding pet and car travel safety. Boris has also demonstrated his acting chops with Matalan.


In addition, away from his siblings, Boris worked as a dog model for Purple Bricks online estate agency for its TV advert, ‘Faces of which Commissary’.  Furthermore, stunning Boris most recently shot ‘The number 1 veterinary Joint Supplement’ commercial TV advert with Lintbells YuMove as well as, most recently an online advert for Richmond Villiages.

Lastly, boris and his siblings have worked for Barbour Dogs on a photo and video shoot that has been very popular on Barbour‘s social media channels. Overall, the photogenic trio modelled the dog clothing perfectly and their calm nature made them a dream to work with.

Lastly, Lily, Boris and Darcy worked together on a festive promotional video for Hilton Hotels, celebrating their new Ulti-Mutt menu.

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