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Sue Chipperton

Sue Chipperton has over twenty five years experience as an animal trainer. Working for 20 years at Studio Animal Services in Los Angeles, she relocated to Oahu, Hawaii in March 2014 and started her own animal company Check The Gate. Sue now travels back and forth to the mainland working on film, television and commercials. Sue trained Gidget, The ... See full bio »

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 2017 Kong: Skull Island (animal coordinator/trainer) (filming)
 2017 Geostorm (cat trainer: Hong Kong) (post-production)
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (animal coodinator/trainer) (post-production)
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (cat trainer - 2 episodes, 2015) (dog trainer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Na Pilikua Nui (2015) ... (cat trainer)
- Kuka'awale (2015) ... (cat trainer)
- Poina 'ole (2015) ... (dog trainer)
 2015 Jurassic World (animal coordinator/trainer: Hawaii & New Orleans)
 2014 Godzilla (head animal trainer/coordinator)
 2014 Review (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode)
- Marry; Run; Party (2014) ... (animal trainer)
 2011 J. Edgar (dog trainer - uncredited)
 2011 Shark Night 3D (dog trainer)
 2009 The Ugly Truth (animal trainer)
 2008 Gran Torino (animal wrangler)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (dog trainer)
 2008 Hancock (animal trainer)
 2006 Deja Vu (animal trainer)
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha (animal trainer)
 2005 Duck (lead duck trainer)
 2004 Sideways (animal trainer)
 2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (dog trainer)
 2002 Moonlight Mile (animal trainer)
 2001 Legally Blonde (animal trainer)
 1999 Oh, Grow Up (TV Series) (head animal trainer)
 1999 Crazy in Alabama (dog trainer - uncredited)
 1999 Best Laid Plans (animal trainer)
 1998 Enemy of the State (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1997 The Postman (dog trainer - uncredited)
 1997 Titanic (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1997 Lolita (animal trainer - as Susan Chipperton)
 1997 Face/Off (bird trainer - uncredited)
 1996 Michael (animal trainer - uncredited) / (dog trainer - uncredited)
 1996 Space Jam (animal trainer - uncredited)
 1996 Dear God (animal trainer)
 1996 The Fan (animal trainer)
 1995 Se7en (animal trainer)
 1995 Crimson Tide (animal trainer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book - Animal Stars: Behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors. Contributing writer. New World Library. ISBN 0451233093

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Susan Chipperton

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