Do you have the cutest dog on the planet? We would all love to think we do and in an owners mind their dog is always the best, just like our children are the smartest and brightest. Dog modeling competitions are highly competitive and held all over the globe annually. Within dog modeling circles certain dogs and their owners are celebrities just like Cindy Crawford is popular for being a human model. |
In order to be a model, your dog is going to have to be perfectly behaved and need to have unwavering obedience in all situations. Just imagine being a popular photographer assigned to photograph an animal that isn't capable of holding simple poses, or that barks at passersby every two minutes.
If you're going to get your canine into dog modeling, you will need to either find them a professional groomer that can do all sorts of styles, or learn how to groom your dog on your own. A poodle for example will need to be groomed in a certain way to appeal to modeling agencies. Other than genetics, grooming can make or break your dog's chances of getting jobs.
This is an area where you may be able to get away with having a dog that has a less than traditional look. Some agencies and advertisers may be fine with hiring your pooch if they're overweight, depending on the circumstances. In most cases advertisers want a dog to have a healthful appearance and be built in accordance with their specific breed.
Get out and get a gig
All of the facts in the world won't help you if you don't give it a try. Look online for dog modeling agencies, or check your local papers and sign your dog up. Some agencies will require you to send them digital photos taken by anyone, while others may suggest you have a professional portfolio done to give the dog its best chance.
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