Betsy Boo – Border Collie x Labrador

Name: Betsy Boo

Breed: Border Collie cross Labrador

More information about this dog

Betsy the Amazing Frisbee Dog Border Collie x Labrador. She is especially known for being one of only 5 official active Disc Dog Teams in the whole of the UK & as a result, is a bit of a doggy geek in more ways than one!

Pet Acting / Modelling Ability

She is an exceptionally quick learner & extremely clicker savvy, meaning new behaviours often only take minutes to learn.

Betsy will take direction & work at a distance. She has and will work around other dogs she has been able to get familiar with and who respect her personal space. Her weaknesses include not being able to work with cats, but she has been in an arena with a Shetland Pony with no reaction off the lead at a major pet event.

She knows over 450 behaviours on cue, with many on hand signal/voice only. Betsy has been taught everything she knows 100% force-free.

Training

Backflipping through the air & vaulting to catch a Frisbee
Walking handstand (in training)
Various perching skills
Jumping
Climbing
Weaving
Blow bubbles in a bowl
Put real money in a piggy bank
Put her head down
Crawl
Go round objects and people at a distance
Rebound off things from a distance
Paws up on objects (front and/or back)
Speak
Carry
Place an article in a hand or put it in a certain place
Go to a mark (default stand)
Rest her chin on things
Boy dog (fake wee on objects)

Betsy is currently learning how to play dead even when a human picks her up & how to do more cues facing away from her human.

Dog Acting / Modelling Experience

She has performed live in busy & crowded environments such as at Discover Dogs, The National Pet Show, The London Pet Show, South Wales Dog Show and Family Fun Day, Paws in the Park, Bark in the Park Southport, Owls in the Park, Guide Dogs Fun Day, Relay for Life & More Than Bark in The Park.

She has already starred in a documentary, adverts, photo-shoots and promotions for different dog events/dog products/magazines.

Betsy is an extremely intelligent dog suitable for most roles requiring expert pet talent.

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