Types of Dogs that Have Been Used to Act Movies
Many people own more than one dog. The dogs and man relate very closely. Man and dog has spent a lot of time when they are close to one another. They have been doing a lot of things with man. Their cooperation is superb. One of the areas that they have cooperated with man is in the movie industry. So many types of dogs have been used by man to produce movies. This article talks about some of the dogs that have been used in movies.
The first dog that featured in the movies was Lassie the Laddie. This story of this dog started as a short story. The character of the dog was made to be immortal when it reached the year 1954. There were a total of six male dogs that were featured in this series. The movie lasted on the screens for around twenty years. The series was divided into around five hundred episodes. The episode was turned into seven full-length videos. The first to be used in this movie was Pal. After Pals retirement, he was replaced by a son named Lassie Junior. The Pal house continued in the production of the movie with the sons of Lassie Junior replacing one another.
The second dog to feature in a movie with a man was the wonder dog in Rin Tin Tin. In this movie the dog that was used was the real dog. The dog took part in the first world war. He got training from an American soldier who rescued him from the battlefield. The dog was able to feature in around twenty-seven movies. It later dies, and the soldier tried all the best to replace it with others. He tried to replace him with others who were closely related to him. None of the other animals were able to perform to the level of Rin Tin Tin.
The third dog that was used by humans to an action movie is Strongheart, the original show dog. The dog served in the second world war. Taking care of the dog became very difficult for the owners after the second world war came to an end. The only solution that he had was to fly the dog to America where he had a friend who had a dog breeding kennel. He was praised for his strong stature and physical qualities. This drew the attention of one of the actors who loved this dog very much. A friend of the actor purchased the dog and made to appear on the big screen.
In conclusion, dogs have been friends with a man for a very long time and has been used by man to do a lot of thing including acting in movies.