over 30 years experience in wrangling animals for the film industry
animalwranglers.ca has the background and expertise to handle the
most difficult and challenging jobs.
Our innovative wranglers
specialize in making that impossible shot possible. We have trained
animals for print photography, television series, documentaries, movies
of the week, television commercials, feature films and 3-D Imax.
works with an incredible array of creatures
...everything from dogs and
cats to exotic insects (butterflies, moths, tropical beetles, etc) and
invertebrates (spiders, scorpions, centipedes, etc.), freshwater and marine fish,
amphibians (frogs, toads and salamanders), reptiles (harmless and
poisonous snakes, turtles, tortoises, lizards and crocodilians), birds
(everything from chickens, parrots, African crowned cranes to hawks
and turkey vultures) to mammals (skunks, raccoons, deer, pigs,
monkeys, llamas, bats).
Animalwranglers.ca makes what seems to be impossible footage come true.
a ladybug walking straight to a birthday candle, climbing to
the top and then exiting down the other side - all in one take! We've
done it. What about a porcupine puffer fish inflating repeatedly on cue
in a specific spot? - No problem. We've trained a gorgeous rainbow
lorikeet parrot to take off from a perch and land between two high
speed cameras; a grey squirrel to run and yank a light bulb chain; a
hundred rats to run down a gloomy cave; and we've set up shots featuring
10,000 American cockroaches scurrying down a sewer pipe. These shots
are just a few of the thousands that we have achieved over the years.