Marcel Le Corgi

Name: Marcel Le Corgi

Breed: Pembroke Welsh Corgi (Long hair)

More information about this dog

Marcel is a rare Pembroke Welsh Corgi dog model. He is purebred and Kennel Club registered. A stunning animal actor. His longer hair comes from a recessive gene (only 5% of corgis are born “fluffy” like him).

He is strongly built and athletic (he goes to agility), with a long body on short legs. This is a natural corgi shape, he just looks extra big because of his longer hair but he is perfectly healthy, with a waist and no weight to lose, he weighs 15,3kg

Marcel is very empathetic and with humans of all ages and abilities (including babies, toddlers and the elderly), he is extremely friendly with everyone he meets and very patient (he’s been a therapy visiting dog at a local hospital since 2017). He is the sweetest corgi. He is friendly, always happy to meet new people and animals, outgoing, confident, adaptable. He is used to changing and noisy environments, happy in a busy city (he lives in London) but also in the country, on the beach, in the snow… or a photo studio, And is not scared by sudden noises or flashes (not even fireworks). Travelling is not a problem for this pup, and he is used to travelling in the UK and abroad by car, ferry, air and public transport.

 

Pet Acting/Modelling Ability

This handsome chap has been trained in obedience and agility and is confident with commands as well as tricks. He is a food-driven and an extremely clever dog; always keen to learn new tricks and does so quickly. He can be taught a new behaviour on request with notice. Marcel lives with a pet and lifestyle photographer and a chef, so he enjoys posing for a camera & filming (in a studio environment, including with flashlights, as well as outdoors, in busy environments, near food & wearing props, on his own or with other dogs). This handsome Corgi will work to voice and hand signals and at a distance with no issues.

 

Training

Sit,
Stay,
Lie down,
Spin,
Give paw,
High ten,
Leave/drop,
Roll-over,
Crawl,
Speak on command,
Fetch/hold an item,
Take a bow,
Go on a skateboard
Wears pet clothing + accessories,
Works with props,
Cat-friendly,
Pet product placement,

 

Social Media Pet Influencer

The UK’s most popular corgi on social media  Marcel “le Corgi” has a huge audience on Instagram that is very engaged (engagement rate 4 x higher than the average an account this size) and authentic. He also has over thousands of followers on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter and a blog that was ranked #4 top UK Pet Blog in 2017 and #5 in 2018. With this, he is proving a much sought after a pet for any marketing campaign. He is also co-founder of the UK Corgi Club.

Dog Acting/Modelling Experience

Marcel’s photos have been published on the “BBC in Pictures” website (best of 2015), in Harpers Bazaar UK, Time Out London, Der Hund (Germany), Icon, Dogs Today magazine (including a cover), MetroThe Evening StandardThe TimesAol.com, Today online & several blogs & publications. He’s also starred on TV (ITV, BBC, Sky News and French National TV France 2, live), in commercials & series; rocked the red carpet at a film premiere; acts as a travel & pet-friendly ambassador & has been the face of brands & campaigns – including a very special “corgi tea party” organised by 2-Michelin star restaurant Sketch.

Marcel appeared in the Dan & Phil Christmas calendar 2017 & a promo advert with Candice brown for Netflix, he also appeared in an advert for Ikea as well as NBC TV access live reporting for the Royal wedding (adverts below). He recently shot a VERY regal takeaway for Uber Eats x Netflix, the promo material and pet food packaging & advertising campaign for pet food company Iams and Sofology campaign advertising the brand’s pet bedding and dog-friendly stores. Most recently Marcel worked for fashion editorial magazine Iconist by Icon magazine (see images below) Icon’s brand new magazine representing the love of everything British.

This regal dog has experience modelling, with/for his owners or with actors & other dogs. He has taken part in “meet & greet” events at shows, press launches & charity events/fundraisers. He is also officially a Therapaws therapy dog with The Mayhew & was the first dog to have ever been invited to attend RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

In all, he is a suitable pet talent for specific roles according to his level of skill or as a social media pet influencer.

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