About Us

what we do

Whether it’s a look or an action, Furry People Productions will have what you're searching for or we will find it!

We have taken animal casting and booking to a whole new level offering you the widest selection of talented pets and their people. Professional, experienced, hard working and most importantly caring, Furry People Productions can provide you the purr-fect pet for your project.

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behind the scenes
We have a hard working and talented team working behind the scenes.

Tamara Conway

ACTRA/IMDb Owner/Coordinator/Consultant
Tamara was born into a life of animals and entertainment. At a very young age, Tamara trained and wrangled animals alongside her mother, Jane Conway at their family business Marc Conway’s Dog Training, an obedience centre to help people train their dogs. From there, Marc Conway’s transitioned into the TV and Film industry as Conway’s Talented Animal Performers where Tamara and Jane trained animals in Toronto and throughout the United States for the last 35 years. Ranging from photography, commercials, TV, Film and theatre Tamara has been fortunate to do it all! Plus she has worked with an array of animals and critters from spiders, reptiles, birds, dogs, cats, rats, elephants, jungle cats, monkeys, turtles, fish, rabbits, wolves and bears… oh my! IMDb

Jane McGovern

Producer/Coordinator/Business Affairs
If you asked Jane as a child, what she wanted to be when she grew up, she'd answer, "I don't care as long as it's with animals!" Jane has had a passion for animals since a very young age, which has brought her over 20 years in the animal industry. Her extensive work history spans from working closely with various animal rescues, veterinary clinics in animal care and administrative roles, working alongside Tamara on set and more. Jane briefly stepped away from the animal industry and into the corporate lifestyle but like always felt the familiar pull back to a world filled with animals. She is thrilled to be a part of Furry People Productions, returning to her passion and working with animals once again.

Jane Conway

Consultant, IMDb/Animal Wrangler
Jane Conway is a pioneer in the industry and for the longest time was the only gig in town! Jane carved out a well-established reputation with directors, producers, breeders and actors over the past 35 years, successfully working locally and internationally on over 70 productions, hundreds of commercials and ad campaigns. Now Jane works from behind the scenes as a consultant, lending her extensive knowledge to Furry People Productions, a new division of Conway’s Talented Animal Performers. IMDb

Tracy Hill

Animal Wrangler
Tracey has always had a love for animals, growing up with cats, dogs, birds and fish. In elementary school she was always the first to volunteer to clean, feed and look after the reptiles. Over the years she has always been involved with animals whether it be boarding, grooming, volunteering at rescues or training in many dog sports with her own pack of working line German Shepherds. From flyball, agility, sprinter, scent detection, tracking, protection, obedience, bite work, obstacles, trick training and her own very successful dock diving business, which includes training many different breeds of dogs. Tracey first started in film with her pack in 2020 working with Furry People Productions and has since worked on film sets and photo shoots wrangling many animals. She is thrilled to be a part of Furry People Productions and has  so much energy, passion and patience working with animals and doing what she loves.

Anne Batista

Accounting/Business Affairs
Anne started her career in the pet industry in which she enjoyed for over 15 years. After completing her university education, she switched hats and stepped into the finance and accounting world for the past 10 years. Anne brings her business savvy and people skills to the table to ensure FPP runs smoothly. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, that includes her husband, son, the fluffiest husky/malamute mix Luna and her equally fluffy senior cat Renee.

Nicole Bullock

SPX Artist
Nicole is a professional prop fabricator who specializes in creating realistic animals for the film and television industry. Her expertise in animatronics, foam-cutting, fur-laying, felting and painting has allowed her to bring her furry friends and effects to life for numerous productions. Some of her work includes, prosthetic limbs, gun shot wounds, animatronic animals and blood work! Nicole credits her well-rounded skill set to her time spent in Sheridan’s intensive Advanced Special Effects Program as well as her extensive experience as a hairstylist and wig-maker. Now collaborating with Furry People Productions, Nicole is excited to be able to build functional and innovative effects for their clients! IMDb

On a mission

The Furry People Difference...

It’s all about the love for our Fur Reel Talent. We truly believe that ensuring a comfortable, positive, and fun working environment is essential in our line of work. We are committed to achieving the best results for your project while keeping every Furry Person happy and safe.

Furry People Productions strives to set the highest industry standards. We welcome work with any production, agency, or foundation that enforces love for animals everywhere.

Safety First!

Furry People Productions knows how much you love and cherish your companion. So we try to match your love as much as possible by putting their health, safety and fun factor first. You’re furry, feathery or slithery friend is our number one priority!

What makes us so different?

Well, Furry People Productions is different because unlike many animal trainers and agencies, we promote an open door policy. We have nothing to hide as we welcome parents to accompany their furry friends to all castings, auditions and gigs!

How do we ensure the safety of your loved one?

The team at Furry People Productions cares for your loved one as if they were one of their own. We are trained in Animal CPR and First Aid and we enforce the Ontario Health and Safety Guideline No. 40: Animal Handling | Safety Guidelines for the Film and Television Industry in Ontario Guideline as set out by the Ontario Government. Furry People Productions follows the guidelines set out by American Humane Association (AHA) and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).

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