Parker's Resume

Obedience & Tricks

Parker is a little performer. He can perform the following obedience commands and tricks. He doesn't mind being dressed up, holding things in his mouth, or balancing things on his nose. He can also sit still for the camera for long periods of time.

Parker is trained using positive reinforcement techniques and clicker training. He is trained to respond to verbal cues and/or hand signals. 

List represents most-requested commands and is incomplete. Please contact us if you have a specific task or behavior in mind.




  • 23" at the shoulder
  • Blond coat
  • Neutered
  • Weight 64 lbs 


-Achoo! (pull tissue from box, bring to person)

-Are you embarrassed? (paw on nose - also used: "Where's Your Nose?")
-Balance & Catch (treat on nose)

-Back Up
-Carry (my purse or an object)
-Carry & jump (jump over a bar with objects in mouth)
-Chute (Agility)
-Drop It
-Front leg lefts - right / left (to match right/left handler leg cues)
-Get the mail (Open mailbox, take out mail, hand to person, close mailbox)
-Go to bed / go to a mark

-Go back (walk backwards)
-Guitar (strum the guitar)

-High Five
-Hold It (hold an object in mouth)
-Jump (Agility - over a bar)
-Jump for Joy
-Jump through a hoop
-Keyboard/Piano (play music)
-Leave It (food, animal, person, toy refusal)
-Nose target
-Paint (hold a paintbrush and paint canvas)
-Paws Up (front feet on table, bed, etc.)
-Pose (Sit Pretty)
-Round (go around an object, handler)
-Skateboard (2 legs)
-Surfboard (jump on and surf in shallow water) 
-Table (Agility)
-Talk / bark
-Take a bow
-Take it (in mouth)
-Target (nose target)
-Teeter (Agility)
-Through (Leg weaves / figure eights)
-Touch (paw target)
-Tug (pull on a rope or object ie tablecloth off table)
-Tunnel (Agility)
-Twist (counter clockwise spin)
-Walk It (Agility A-Frame / Dog Walk) 
-Walk on a loose leash
-Where's Your Nose (paw to nose)
-Whisper (bark without sound)

ETC., Incomplete.

Please ASK. Contact us to see if he can do a particular command.

IN ADDITION: Parker is comfortable wearing clothes and costumes, hats, glasses, balancing objects, etc. and will hold objects for long periods of time in his mouth.

To view some of his work

Print ads


Music videos

Live theater


Parker is registered for Complex environments with Pet Partners. He regularly visits Isolation and can interact with patients from afar with various tricks. Parker also works with Cascade Canine Crisis Response.

Appearing in:

Big Screen, Times Square NY, June 2008
Vanity Fair, December 2009
The Oregonian - Pets with Deb Wood, feature article - June 9, 2008
Appeared twice on Fox 12 News Coverage, June 2009
Norm Thompson Catalog (& online) canine model, Fall/Winter 2010
Wave Broadband commercial (cable/Internet Service Provider) - November 2010
Spot Magazine, January 2011
Metro model - June 2011
OregonLive news story - August 2011
Tempurpedic (website & email advertisements) dog model - October 2011
Willamette Week ad - November 2011
Tempurpedic print catalogs - 2012
Fido Friendly Magazine - February/March 2012
Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Press Release - April 2012
Fox 12 News - May 2012
Spot Magazine - July 2012
Pennan Brae, 'Won't U Spend The Night With Me' music video - Sept 2012
Documentary - Kidney Kids (Therapy Dog) - October 2012
American Dog Magazine (cover) - Famous Dogs - Fall 2012
KGW, KATU, FOX12, KOIN tv coverage - Civil War Rally - November 2012
Cheaper By The Dozen - Stages live theater production, Hillsboro, OR - Jan 2013, 'STAGES youth theater in Hillsboro brings the priceless "Cheaper by the Dozen" to life' - December 31, 2012
Hillsboro Argus, 'Cheaper by the Dozen' - December 31, 2012
Hillsboro Tribune 'Cheaper by the Dozen' - January 11, 2013
Forest Grove News Times - January 2013
Washington County Review - January 2013 - January 2013, 'Parker Pup performs in Hillsboro theatre production' - January 2013
LIFE+DOG Magazine: 50 Dogs Who Are Changing The World - 2013
OHSU Diversity photo ad campaign - February 2013
The Oregon Stater magazine, pg 39 - Spring 2013
Carr Subaru commercial - May 2013
NW Pet & Companion Fair Newsletter, 'Picture Perfect' - June 2013
PDX Film Festival - 2 shorts (Making a Diff/Trick or Treat) - June 2013
Carr Auto commercial - 2013
Strongpoint Dog Food packaging model (3 varieties) - September 2013
American Dog Magazine full page feature - Fall 2013
SKY NEWS UK - Hollywood - October 2013
Annie - Theater in the Grove live theater production, Forest Grove, OR - December 2013
SPOT MAGAZINE, 'There's Something About That Blonde' - April/May 2014
Dogs On Parade, Hillsboro, OR - Celebrity Guest Demo Dog - July 2014
REINetwork Radio - Famous Dogs - July 2014
REIN Coat Pet Harness model - August 2014
Target print-ad - Halloween - October 2014
Animal Planet 'America's Cutest' Disney Special - October 2014
American Dog Magazine - Amazing Dog Moms - Winter 2014
Read to the Dogs Coming to Beaverton City Library This Weekend, OregonLive - 12/1/14

Pendleton Woolen Mills  print/online ads - Jan 2015

American Dog Magazine - Celebrity Dogs - Spring 2015

Vadio commercial 2015

Acer Laptops commercial 2016

Walgreens Red Nose Day commercial 2016

Original Marines commercial (Australia) 2016

KGW Great Toy Drive ('Wonder') various commercial spots, live appearances, television - 2016 - 2018

Legally Blonde: The Musical - Glencoe High School live theater production (Rufus) - Feb/March 2019

Legally Blonde: The Musical - Theater in the Grove live theater production (Rufus) - April/May 2019


World Wide Fido Crown, Cutest Dog - December 2007
World Wide Fido Crown, Cutest Dog - January 2008
Canine for Clean Water Dog of the Year, Clean Water Services - 2008
1st Place Autumn Photo Contest -
1st Place PetUtopia Photo Contest - September 2009
People Magazine, Cutest Pet of the Day - October 2009
Modern Dog Magazine Dog of the Week - November 2009
1 Silver Medal - Long Beach Doggie Olympics 2009
Finalist (Top 4) - Portland's Next Top Dog Model - June 2009
Poster Dog at Global Dog Expo 2010, Sentry Petrodex (SuperStar Smiles)
People Magazine 'Love That Smile' - July 2010
1st Place Fido's City Guide Photo Contest - October 2010
2 Gold Medals - Long Beach Doggie Olympics 2010
Most Modern/Contemporary Halloween Photo Contest, - October 2011
Top Ten Best Halloween Costume, Modern Dog Magazine - October 2011
Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals - Long Beach Doggie Olympics - June 2012
Morris Animal Foundation, Spirit Award (Elk Grove) - April 2012
Morris Animal Foundation, Pet Story, Staff Pick - September 2012
Morris Animal Foundation, Top Fundraiser (Elk Grove) - April 2013
*RESER* American Dog Magazine Cover Dog - January 2014
Morris Animal Foundation, Spirit Award (Los Gatos) - April 2014
Morris Animal Foundation, Top Fundraiser Individual - October 2014
American Humane Association Therapy Hero Dog Semi-Finalist (1 of 3)- July 2014 & July 2015
Pro-Bone-O Rover Award, Hero Dog - May 2017

Booking Animal Talent

Contact us (or fill out the form below) for more information. We work through an animal talent agency based in Portland, Oregon.

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