Animal Hire for Films



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Supplying the small screen and the big screen for 35+ years

Whether your production needs a heartwarming animal protagonist, a cooperative background actor for a farm scene or an establishing shot of a galloping horse, our experienced animal agents have the expertise and resources you need.

1st Choice Animals boasts a diverse network of trained animal actors of all shapes, sizes and stripes, but our global reach and meticulous training routines mean that we can source and train the perfect animal actor for any role.




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Why not get in touch today and discuss your requirements?

Just email Jill Clark or complete our contact form.





Our comprehensive animal hire for films and TV encompasses everything your production needs for a safe and stress-free experience, including:


 Sourcing the animal, based on an extensive consultation about your requirements

 Training the animal over the course of several months using humane positive reinforcement, in accordance with our commitment to the five animal welfare needs

 Handling the transportation of the animal

 Providing experienced animal wranglers for seamless on-set integration

 On-set safety precautions to take care of both crew and animal wellbeing




A one-stop solution for animal hire for films and TV



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