Jon has spent 35 years as an exotic and domestic animal trainer for film and television, working with everything from dogs and cats to tigers, cougars, and leopards. He deftly achieves key performances while maintaining the absolute well-being of all animals involved in production. His animal-first advocacy work in Hollywood has lent itself to many lovable and memorable moments in iconic films and shows. His projects include ER, Frasier, Ellen, Friends, Thirtysomething, L.A. Law, Lamb Chop's Play-Along, and Doogie Howser, M.D., as well as the feature films Lethal Weapon 2, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Twister, Little Nicky, Click, Crazy/Beautiful, 2 Days in the Valley, Point Break, Iron Will, Frankie and Johnny, and Mars Attacks! In addition, he's worked with Mel Gibson, Adrien Brody, Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Patrick Stewart, Al Pacino, and Michelle Pfeiffer, to name a few.
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