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Meet Zym!

Australian Silky Terrier

This is Zym, the Australian Silky Terrier for hire. This handsome dog model and animal actor is the only Silky Terrier with a trick dog title in the UK, and one of only four worldwide to attain his advanced level. He’s an energetic and friendly boy who loves to meet new people and is happy working with other dogs.  ‘Skilled’ is an understatement when talking about Zym, as this Australian Silky Terrier for hire is one of the most impressive animal actors in the country. His trick list is vast and he has been taught many advanced skills that make him perfect for starring roles in film and television productions.

Zym is a charming Terrier with no issues working with people or other dog models. He is described as ‘lively, inquisitive, and spirited’ by his owner, reflecting the natural characteristics of his breed. The Silky Terrier is similar to the Yorkshire Terrier, albeit with a bigger body, beautiful silky coats, and a more adventurous attitude. Zym is no exception and is an active dog model and animal actor who loves to be challenged, an ideal pet talent for the more complex briefs.

Training checklist:
- Agility trained
- Beg
- Bow
- Can be placed in position
- Can work outdoors
- Child-friendly
- Clicker trained
- Dance/Canine freestyle
- Dog-friendly
- Fake limp
- Fetch item
- Foot stall
- Give paw
- Go around object/person
- Go to bed
- Go to mark
- Hairdryer-friendly
- Happy to be groomed
- Happy to be handled
- Head down
- Head to floor
- Heel
- Jump up/on/over an object
- Lie down
- Look at point
- Paws up on object
- People-friendly
- Place item
- Play basketball
- Play dead
- Positional work
- Product placement
- Rebound
- Rest head
- Reverse
- Roll in blanket
- Roll/Unroll blanket
- Rollover
- Send away
- Sit
- Sit pretty
- Speak/Bark
- Spin
- Spin (left/right)
- Stand
- Stand on hind legs
- Stay
- Touch item
- Touch with nose
- Trick trained
- Vet-friendly
- Walk backwards
- Wears pet clothing + accessories
- Weave
- Work from a distance
- Works with props
- Yoga

Little Zym is an ace choice both as a dog model and animal actor. He has been trained to a very high standard not only by his owner but by a number of professional organisations. He has achieved his Bronze Kennel Club Good Citizen Award as well as the novice, intermediate, and advanced Do More With Your Dog trick training titles.

He is a regular at Crufts and represented his breed this year on the Saturday and Sunday; the two busiest days. He also boasts on set experience as this stunning dog model was employed by Scruffs to model the brand’s new dog bed.

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