Cooper – Shih Tzu

Name: Cooper

Breed: Shih Tzu

More information about this dog

Cooper is a super talented male Shih Tzu and this is one talented pooch!  This canine actor and model may look goofy but he is has a talent for tricks.  Check out his videos below to see his problem-solving abilities and completing complex tasks.

His appearance makes people laugh wherever he goes, which only adds to his appeal.


Cooper can stick his tongue in and out on command and knows around 60 different commands and tricks, including “put the shapes in the shape sorter.” He also has two viral trick videos to his name, both of which have aired on national television in America.

Cooper has more basic commands than your average dog, making a great pet actor and model. These include sit, lie down, beg, shake hands, roll over, stay, dance (spin around on back legs in a circle), standing/walking leg weaving, standing on my feet while walking & more. He is very biddable and will happily repeat the same command dozens of times.

Pet Acting / Modelling Ability

He’s friendly with animals & people (including children), calm, tolerant, & patient. He is suitable for small roles requiring pet models.

Pet Influencer

This pet influencer is loved by brands and has a loyal, dedicated and growing fanbase on Instagram. He is part of the Pets at Home ‘Pet Panel’ campaign, reviewing their latest pet products.

He is well known for his signature cute face which involved sticking his tongue out which his audience adore him for. Cooper’s feed is also very lifestyle-based and homely therefore he is the perfect pick to promote a variety of brands.

Pet Model Experience

This Shih Tzu is a very unique and talented dog and has been deemed more intelligent than a toddler by American & UK press!! Cooper is regularly featured in UK press making appearances in the Sun, the Mirror & the Daily Mail as being ‘more intelligent than your average toddler’. He recently filmed an ‘intelligent pets’ documentary for Channel 5 and worked with ITV‘s The Voice UK alongside Sir Tom Jones, Will.I.Am, Jeniffer Hudson, and Olly Murs.




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