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Meet Hugo!

Golden Retriever
Oxfordshire, South East

Meet Hugo, a striking male Golden Retriever dog model with a charismatic demeanour that effortlessly charms people of all ages, including children. Fuelled by his food-driven motivation, Hugo makes training a breeze. This well-socialised pet embraces daily train trips to bustling locations like Central London, showcasing his adaptability.

Nurtured by a seasoned photographer, Hugo seamlessly blends into studio environments, going beyond his photogenic appearance. This Golden Retriever dog model has exceptional obedience, that shines as he effortlessly responds to basic commands, whether through voice or hand signals. Hugo’s familiarity with the camera lens and unwavering discipline make him an ideal companion for capturing flawless moments in any setting.

Hugo isn’t just a recognisable family pet in the UK; he’s a captivating addition to diverse advertising briefs, bringing forth the charm and charisma inherent in a beloved family breed.

With extensive on-set experience, Hugo’s versatility shines, making him an ideal choice for a range of pet acting roles. His seasoned presence, honed in various settings, positions him as the perfect candidate to infuse authenticity and charm into a wide array of projects. Whether portraying playful antics or capturing heartwarming moments, Hugo boasts a wealth of experience. This makes him the perfect choice for a dog model.

Training checklist:
- Balance item on head
- Balance on object
- Balancing objects
- Can be placed in position
- Can work outdoors
- Can work with water
- Catch a treat
- Catch an item
- Child-friendly
- Dog-friendly
- Eat/drink in new environment
- Fetch item
- Food motivated
- Give hug
- Give paw
- Go to bed
- Go to mark
- Happy to be groomed
- Happy to be handled
- Head down
- Head on object
- Head to floor
- Hold item
- Howl on command
- Jump into/out of a car boot
- Jump up/on/over an object
- Lie down
- Lie flat
- Look at me
- Look at point
- Paws up on object
- People-friendly
- Play dead
- Positional work
- Product placement
- Rest head
- Rollover
- Sit
- Speak/Bark
- Stand
- Stand on hind legs
- Stay
- Swimming
- Toy motivated
- Travels well
- Vacuum-friendly
- Walk on hind legs
- Wear glasses
- Wears pet clothing + accessories
- Work from a distance
- Works with props

Hugo has pet modelling experience having worked for a variety of pet clothing brands, pet foods, and dog leads/collars.


The Labrador brothers were also used on the homepage and ‘Our Promise’ page for K2 Bespoke, an international known relocation service provider. In addition, Hugo worked for The American Express Company, also known as Amex as part of the global marketing campaign. Hugo was booked to feature in Nature’s Menu social content promoting a their Spring campaign.

Hugo and Huxley were the faces of the ‘Ball Dog’ Campaign run by ManyPets Insurance. He was also featured in Lilys Kitchen’s campaign for the Coronation show casing the Royal Dogs!

Along with his brother, Hugo has recently starred in a campaign for popular UK broadband company EE.


Hugo filmed with Lintbells YuMove TV advert, the number 1 veterinary Joint Supplement. Additionally, Hugo worked with John Lewis as part of their ‘Flexible Living’ editorial shoot and Natures Menu for their new line of raw food. He has also worked with Tesco as part of their TV advertising campaign. Lately, Hugo can be seen in Zylkene’s latest advert promoting their pet products.

Meet and Greets

Hugo and his brother Huxley have taken part in a meet and greet campaign. Furthermore, the ‘Rehome Your Phone’ campaign with O2 UK, and Hello Hub which is a sustainable organisation for greener living as well as a campaign at Wimbledon for Many Pets Insurance.

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