Stunt Dog Productions is a family owned business led by husband and wife team Chris and Suhey Perondi along with their son Anthony. Chris Perondi’s parents, Lon and Donna are also an instrumental part of the business assisting in costume design, prop creation, advertising, caring for the retired dogs while Chris and Suhey are on the road, and much more. This family business originally started in 1999 and has since produced over 8,000 live shows. It has been through changes over the years, but has evolved into one of the largest touring animal acts in the world, with up three touring units serving the United States and Canada.
Stunt Dog Productions currently offers two full-time traveling teams, both offering the same high-energy shows that are written and created by Chris Perondi. Every show is extremely visual, scripted, has seamless transitions, choreographed to music, professionally presented on the microphone, and features the most talented dogs in the world!
Stunt Dog Productions teams up with only the best dog trainers and performers in the country. The Perondi’s have brought dozens of trainers into their “Stunt Dog” family over the years and have assisted numerous trainers in getting their start in the industry. Trainer Abby Cline currently leads the Perondi’s second team. Cline is from Fargo, ND and her team of dogs has been apart of the family since 2009.
All the dogs in the shows are trained using positive training methods with the use of a clicker and toy motivation. They each have unique talents and signature moves to showcase. The Perondi’s work with each dogs individual ability, athleticism, and intelligence. Then place them in segments that they excel the most. The dogs enjoy performing because they are doing what they love. Every show is enthusiastic with more energy than the last!