Malta Dog Training Services

Dogs for Films

My main two passions in life are films and dog training. Hence offering this service is combining my two passions together. Though I must state that my experience in the filming industry started with one of the greatest disappointment in my life. Back in 1998 whilst I was still a trainee myself I was asked to sit for an audition with my German Shepherd Schindler, as by that time there was going to be the shooting of the Film Gladiator here in Malta.

I did the audition and my dog just did great, the person responsible for the casting was impressed and immediately stated that the part was mine. My Schindler was going to be with Russle Crowe for the opening scene of Gladiator. It was a dream come true. I was thrilled. Needless to say that all good things and dreams come to an end. Unfortunately the scene was not shot in Malta due to some location difficulties thus obviously then the production had to choose another dog from the location the scene was shot (if I am not going wrong it was then transferred to UK). You cannot imagine my great disappointment. From there forward I kept on training dogs and studying about different methodologies and dog psychology.

Now I am offering this service..i.e. training dogs for films. In the meantime I have participated and organised numerous dog obedience exhibitions, organised seminars, participated in TV shows and also trained dogs for some films..

Filmography:

2014 (September): My First TV advert.. staring my favourite actors - Noah and Balto



 

2014 (March): Assisting in a Canon Camera advert photo shoot with beautiful active Coop owner Raymond Mizzi breeder Leeandra Mifsud Mizzi.



And below is the final image. It is being used for  launch of the NEW Canon EOS 70D in Finland, Sweden, Norway & Denmark!

 

 

2013: Training Macy on set for Purina TV Advert.



And here is the final video:



2011: Balto and Myself on the set of a local TV series SIMPATICI

 

2011: Another part with my Rottweiler/best friend Balto, in the series SINBAD shot her in Malta, Balto had to protect a key whilst Sinbad had to try to uselessly take the key.

 

2011: I prepared my Rottweiler Balto for the filming of a scene in GEMELLE thriller film (Italo/US production).

 

2010: Prepared Rottweilers for a photo shoot with Anna Burn Studio UK.

 

2010: I prepared my Rottweiler Balto and Jessy from Niveksue rottweilers for the filming of a scene in VISIONS OF MURDER/PRESAGI thriller film (Italo/US production).

 

2007: Training of Duchess (Labrador) for Baci Perugina Advert.

 

1998: The Gladiator audition – My German Shepherd was chosen for the scene but unfortunately filming location was changed to a different country.

 

For further details please call me on 9944 2426 or use my contact page.

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Client Testimonials

Client Testimonials

I have worked with a lot of dogs and their owners over the years in both  training and behaviour modification & reabilitation, and here you can find some of the testimonials from several of my clients...

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