The Animal Talent

The Animal Talent

The Animal Talent

Appearance + -

Breed: Airedale

Sex: Male

Date of Birth: 16/1/2016


Neck: 42cm

Height to top of head: 65cm

Height to shoulders: 58.5cm

Length of back: 55cm

Chest: 81cm

Weight: 29kg

Ted is a confident and friendly Airedale with a larger-than-life personality. He’s always eager to please and loves nothing more than spending time with his handler. With his striking good looks, Ted is sure to turn heads on any set.

Ted is a tall dog with a wiry coat that’s typically dark brown and black in colour. His distinctive beard and eyebrows give him a somewhat comical appearance, but don’t be fooled – Ted is a highly skilled and capable actor.

Producers should hire Ted because of his extensive training and impressive range of skills. Whether it’s swimming, wearing fashion items, or performing complex tricks and behaviours, Ted is always up for a challenge.

The Airedale Terrier is a breed with a long and distinguished history. Originally bred to hunt otters and other small game, these dogs were also used during both World War I and II as a messenger and also as guard dogs. Today, the breed is known for its loyalty, intelligence and fearless nature. The Airedale Terrier has made numerous appearances in popular culture, including as the beloved canine hero in Walt Disney’s “The Ballad of Hector the Stowaway Dog.” They have also been featured in various books and television shows.

Suitable acting roles + -

Ted’s reliable recall and direction-changing abilities make him a commendable choice for scenes that require complex choreography. He is also comfortable swimming and can perform water-based scenes with ease. 

His sharp senses and keen intuition mean he’s always a great candidate for roles that require him to act as a guard or watchdog. Ted’s ability to follow commands and remain focused for extended periods of time make him a valuable addition to any media production. He’s a well-rounded actor who can adapt to a variety of roles, bringing his unique blend of athleticism and intelligence with the friendliest of demeanours. 

His beguiling individualism and  quirky manner can be deployed to inject humour into professional productions. Ted is a born pantomime character and enjoys being the centre of attention, which means he’s ideal for roles that place him in the limelight. 

Ted has a great sense of timing and can learn precisely when to deliver his performances to achieve maximum impact. He’s also great at improvisation on set and his enthusiasm and capability to connect with his fellow actors result in a dog who is a joy to work with.

Suitable modelling roles + -

Ted’s striking look makes him a natural for print and digital media. His handsome face, impeccably groomed fur and soulful eyes make him a perfect fit for lifestyle and editorial shoots. 

He’s a natural water baby and ideal for  aquatic-themed shoots, while his ability to wear apparel and accessories with ease make him well-suited for product advertisements. Ted is easy to work with, remaining calm and composed for substantial periods of time and his photogenic appearance ensures he looks great from every angle. Whether posing solo or alongside human models, Ted’s natural charm and poise make him a fantastic choice for any still photography assignment. 

In addition to his stunning presence, Ted’s confidence and easy-going manner cause him to be an accomplished choice for contemporary and stylish shoots. Whether it’s showcasing modern trends in streetwear or high-end designer fashion, Ted’s relaxed yet sophisticated vibe will lead him to stand out in any imagery. As a sporty and adventurous dog, Ted is a superb option for outdoor or adventure shoots, where he can embody the spirit of discovery and nature.

Experience + -

When it comes to experience, Ted has received extensive training in both obedience and agility. He has completed various courses and workshops to improve his skill and has a natural ability to perform tricks and follow commands.

He has also undergone socialisation training and has experience working with other animals and humans. 

While he may not have any acting or modelling credits to his name, his training and skills make them a versatile and capable performer. Additionally, his calm and focused demeanour on set makes him easy to work with and a pleasure to have on any production.

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Dog model, Ted, the Airedale Terrier, practices Ringcraft Headshot of Airedale Terrier, dog model, Ted. Dog model Ted, the Airedale Terrier, poses in a standing position for ringcraft.  He has the perfect stance that is witnessed as a side profile Ted is pictured through a tractor tire that he is using as agility equipment.  He has a happy, relaxed face and sticks his tongue out. Ted sits on a ramp within a field and looks directly at the camera, sticking his tongue out. Side profile of Ted, the dog model.  He is an Airedale Terrier and looks directly at the camera