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Robert Weatherwax

My name is Bob Weatherwax. My father was Rudd B. Weatherwax, best known as the original owner and trainer of Lassie. My father and I were the trainers of some of Hollywood's most famous dogs. From my Dad's work with Asta in the original Thin Man series, up until my work with Einstein (the dog in Back to the Future), we have created a long and ... See full bio »

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  Lassie (TV Series) (consultant - 22 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (dog owner and trainer - 10 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (dog supplier - 7 episodes, 1999) (dog owner - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (dog trainer - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Good Neighbor (1999) ... (consultant)
- The Graduation: Part 2 (1999) ... (consultant) / (dog supplier)
- The Graduation: Part 1 (1999) ... (consultant) / (dog supplier)
- Breakout (1999) ... (consultant) / (dog supplier)
- Dog Gone It! (1999) ... (consultant) / (dog owner and trainer)
 1995 Top Dog (animal trainer - as Rob Weatherwax)
 1994 Lassie (dog owner and trainer)
 1993 Dennis the Menace (animal trainer)
  The New Lassie (TV Series) (program consultant - 3 episodes, 1989) (dog owner and trainer - 2 episodes, 1989) (animal trainer - 1 episode, 1989)
- A Dog and His Boy (1989) ... (dog owner and trainer: "Lassie") / (program consultant)
- Tinker (1989) ... (dog owner and trainer: "Lassie") / (program consultant)
- Dangerous Party (1989) ... (animal trainer) / (program consultant)
 1988 Watchers (animal handler: second unit)
 1987 Dennis the Menace (TV Movie) (animal trainer)
 1985 Back to the Future (animal handler)
 1983 The Osterman Weekend (animal trainer)
 1983 Second Thoughts (animal trainer)
 1982 Skeezer (TV Movie) (trainer)
 1982 The Thing (animal trainer - as Bob Weatherwax)
 1978 Moment by Moment (dog trainer - as Robert W. Weatherwax)
 1978 The Magic of Lassie (assistant trainer: Lassie)
 1976 Nickelodeon (dog trainer)
 1971 Big Jake (dog trainer - uncredited)
  Lassie (TV Series) (animal trainer - 1 episode, 1967) (assistant animal trainer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Lassie's Litter Bits (1967) ... (animal trainer)
- Sunday School (1956) ... (assistant animal trainer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Four Feet to Fame," by Bob Weatherwax and Richard Lester. Albany: BearManor Media, ISBN 978-1-62933-092-1

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Fan Site

Alternate Names:

Bob Weatherwax | Robert W. Weatherwax | Rob Weatherwax

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