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Animal Talent

A Woy Woy Road
Woy Woy
New South Wales 2256
P 0243698112
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Animal Talent is a NSW Central Coast business, specialising in dog training, animal training and animal casting for film and television.

Welcome to Animal Talent

Operating from the Woy Woy peninsula, we offer a range of affordable dog training services around the central coast.

We also offer a range of animals for television and film projects working in the Sydney area.
Louise Harding is the animal trainer and past projects can be seen in our filmwork gallery.

For more information check out our Blog

Do Training Classes

We regularly offer 6 week dog training classes at locations on the Central Coast with different times available.
  • Maximum numbers per class are 8.
  • All levels of ability are catered for and there are beginner classes through to competition classes.
  • We use positive reward based methods that enable a handler to understand the basic principals of dog behaviour.

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Animal Talent’s training/wrangling skills have been developed by being involved in the following projects.

  • Real Pet Insurance, TVC’s and advertorials including live advertorial
  • RSPCA pet insurance TVC’s and advertorials
  • National Museum of Australia (Canberra) interactive display project and live show
  • Instore DVD’s
  • Children’s TV drama – Hero Dog – numerous scenes working with children, special effects, also supplied lots of other animals for the same job; small dogs, rabbits, birds, guinea pig
  • Numerous photo shoots – working with dogs, cats, horses, goslings, geese, turkeys, chickens, dogs, cats, cows, goats, sheep


Our professional, friendly and co-operative trainers and wranglers will strive to provide the right animal(s) for your project at competitive prices.

All animals arrive on set ready for work and trained in the behaviours they were booked for.

Only positive methods are used to train our animals.

The Team

For a specific look or behaviour please email or contact us by phone as we could very well have just the look you are after.

We supply birds, cats, dogs and a few species in between – dogs range from a chihuahua to great dane with many ranges of ability.

A few of our team are featured in our gallery page.

Noaw to Tail
A Holistic Guide to Training Your Dream Dog

Nose To Tail: A Holistic Guide to Training Your Dream Dog

  • Do you dream of owning a loving, obedient, well-mannered dog?
  • Do you find yourself overwhelmed by your dog’s bad behaviour?
  • Do you want to train your dog and don’t know where to start?

Now there is a book for you – ‘Nose To Tail: A Holistic Guide to Training Your Dream Dog’. Champion trainer Louise Harding will be your own personal expert, coaching you and your dog.

Louise will help you:

  • Choose a dog who’s right for you and your family
  • To understand what makes dogs tick
  • Discover your dog’s unique traits, personality and energy level

Using her exclusive reward based training method revealed in ‘Nose To Tail: A  Holistic Guide to Training Your Dream Dog’ you will learn how to:

See the world through your dog’s eyes

  • Become a dog behaviour detective
  • Develop your own individual training plan for success
  • Train your dog with the basic behaviours for a happy home-life
  • Expand your training to ensure you and your dog are safe and confident out and about
  • And much more!

Whether you require dog classes, one on one training or talent for filmwork contact Louise today for your next appointment.

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