Eric – Border Collie

Name: Eric

Breed: Border Collie

More information about this dog

Eric is a handsome Border Collie with lots of talent. He is very intelligent and eager to learn and he is probably one of the most versatile dogs in the UK as he has herding, working trials and GC titles and has been highly placed showing, and is a therapy dog.

Pet Acting / Modelling Ability

He has been placed in sheep herding trials, has won three firsts at Crufts in breed classes, is working at championship level in working trials and is an accredited therapy dog.

This Border Collie will work with any other animals or with adults or children with no issues.  He is exceptionally obedient with KC gold achievement and confident with his commands and tricks. Ever confident he will even work for strangers taking cues once they learn his commands.

He has no issues with any animals or people.  He can be a little timid with large animals only if they appear aggressive.  Does not show aggression to other dogs and he likes cats.  Not aggressive at all with small animals, like rabbits.


Lie down,
“Attack” on command (grabbing a sleeve or bark at people),
Hold any pose,
Play dead,
Carry objects,
Go to a mark,
…to name but a few.

Check out Eric’s videos below to see some amazing behaviours, including leading a horse!

Dog Acting / Modelling Experience

Recently, Eric worked with ST Kids, the kids magazine part of the Sunday Telegraph newspaper. He played the role of Timmy a recreation of the Enid Blyton’s Famous Five series of books. The role required Eric to respond to commands whilst working with children. Most recently Eric worked with retailer Ocado; Fetch the online pet store as part of a marketing campaign for Bowlers Pet Food.

He has also done some film work & stills photography and posed for greetings cards and used in film work for a USA film.

Eric has a fantastic temperament and is an experienced animal ideal for expert roles.

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