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Mixed breed, fluffy and scruffy dog models are in demand!

Scruffy, fluffy dogs and crossbreed dogs have never been more popular in TV, film and media and here at Urban Paws UK, we love them all! Mixed Breeds The huge rise in popularity of mixed breed dogs has given a real boost to the diversity of dogs as often the puppies that result from these … Continue reading Mixed breed, fluffy and scruffy dog models are in demand!

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Iconic Animal Models: The Lord of the Rings horses

The Lord of the Rings When you think of movie horses, few are as magical as Shadowfax, Gandalf’s gorgeous horse from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings series – brought to life in Peter Jacksons’ epic trilogy. The Lord of the Rings has been a beloved series since their publication in 1954, cited as … Continue reading Iconic Animal Models: The Lord of the Rings horses

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Insta-animals Influencers

Who hasn’t wished that they could live their life without a “job”, and instead just spend all their time with their pets? Having a pet comes with plenty of perks, from snuggles in the evening, constant love and affection, and even sometimes small dead animals (we’re looking at you, cats 😸). With the almost ubiquitous … Continue reading Insta-animals Influencers

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Burberry Christmas Advert – Winnie and celebrities

A very Burberry Christmas One of the most iconic fashion brands on the planet – Burberry has released their seasonal Winter advert in time for Christmas. Titled Close Your Eyes and Think of Christmas”, the ad features a star-studded line-up of actors, rappers, and supermodels. Kristin Scott Thomas, Matt Smith, Naomi Campbell and her mother … Continue reading Burberry Christmas Advert – Winnie and celebrities

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Public backing of Iceland’s Christmas advert heating up

Iceland Christmas 2018 advert hits a chord with audience The now-famous Iceland Foods 2018 Christmas TV advert features a little girl trying to rid her bedroom of a friendly “Rang-tan” (Orangutan) before learning that the Rang-tan is only looking for a new home because its own home was destroyed by humans harvesting Palm Oil from … Continue reading Public backing of Iceland’s Christmas advert heating up

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Hire Reindeer this Christmas!

Have you ever heard of a reindeer catwalk?! No.. neither have we, but we do have reindeer models for hire, at Urban Paws UK Animal Acting & Talent Agency. Reindeer are spectacular animals to work with and are fast becoming one of the most popular animals in the modelling world. They are regularly used for … Continue reading Hire Reindeer this Christmas!

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Little Mix – Dobermann Like Me

Here at Urban Paws we often have cause to get very excited about projects we have had involvement with. So when the highly anticipated Little Mix single arrived we could barely contain ourselves.   The reason for our excitement has all been made possible because of our star pet model and actor Osca the Dobermann … Continue reading Little Mix – Dobermann Like Me

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Helping Your Dogs Feel at Home While You Are Away

Research has shown that 85% of dogs experience difficulty coping with being left alone. Every conscientious pet owner has wondered how their pet is doing while they are home alone, this topic even became the subject of The Secret Life of Pets movie in 2016. With modern technology, there is no longer any need to wonder. Voice-commanded … Continue reading Helping Your Dogs Feel at Home While You Are Away

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Urban Paws UK on BBC One’s Inside Out

The internet has long been known for its love of animal pictures and videos, whether that’s in the form of funny cat videos or social media accounts for dogs, people just cannot get enough of seeing adorable fluffy animals (and some not-so-fluffy) on the web. Given this, there is little wonder that these animals make … Continue reading Urban Paws UK on BBC One’s Inside Out

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Celebrating Wayfair’s Pet Competition

Wayfair.co.uk are bringing you an exciting photo competition celebrating our furry friends and what they get up to—both the good and the bad! All participants need to do to enter is visit the Wayfair competition page and submit an image of their pet as well as furniture that they’ve destroyed or made #WayBeyondRepair. The lucky winner will receive a £500 Wayfair … Continue reading Celebrating Wayfair’s Pet Competition

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