Welcome to the official website of animal actors and YouTube stars Nana the Border Collie, Kaiser the Bengal cat, Zed the coatimundi, Shorty the opossum, and my zany mischief of talented rats.
All of my animals are taught exclusively with positive reinforcement and clicker training. My mission is to show the world that when an animal's extraordinary intelligence is paired with our love, respect, patience, trust, and dedication, the sky is the limit to what can be achieved together. Through my animals' tricks, I hope to encourage as many people as possible to use this fun approach to animal training.
My animals are trained animal actors and are available for commercials, motion pictures, print ads, television shows, and other media work.
If you have a question concerning my website, videos, or training, please refer to the Questions & Answers page.
If you would like to send feedback or fan mail, feel free to shoot me a message via the "fan mail" form at the bottom of the contact page.
If you are reporting an impersonator, please contact me using this contact form.
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If you are contacting me for business purposes, such as video licensing, sponsorship, or interviews, please contact me using this contact form.
If you would like to use one of my animals for an upcoming project, please contact me using this contact form.
"Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem." — A.A. Milne
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The Latest News
August 26, 2015 — Raven, one of the original Four Talented Rats, passed away on the afternoon of August 26, 2015. All details may be found on the new Amazing Animal Tricks blog.
June 29, 2015 — Zed the White-Nosed Coati joined the Amazing Animal Tricks gang. Keep an eye out for his profile under "The Gang", coming soon! Updates on Zed and the other animals can be found on our new Amazing Animal Tricks blog.
Summer, 2015 — There are currently two impersonators at large on Instagram, fans have informed me. Beware of "nana.border.collie" and "nanatheborder.collie.official" on Instagram. This impostor has been falsely claiming ownership of my animals and their photos/videos. Do not believe one word this person says. More information about impersonation may be found here.
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