Our Resume Highlights

Kyra Sundance — Dog Trainer, Performer, Bestselling Author
Kyra and her dogshave performed in live venues and on TV shows around the world, including The Tonight Show (twice), Ellen, professional sporting events, and a command performance for the King of Morocco! This world famous energetic duo performs acrobatic feats choreographed to high-energy techno music. Visually stimulating spinning hoops and twirling batons add to the excitment.

Command Performance for the King of Morocco!
King of Morocco dog show

Kyra Sundance & Chalcy were honored to be the featured entertainers in a command performance stunt dog show for the King of Morocco at his Royal Estate in Marrakech in May 2007, in celebration of the Crown Prince.


Disney's Underdog Movie
The Road to Pet Star Animal Planet

200 Live Stage Shows, starring Kyra & Chalcy
Kyra & Chalcy starred in 200 live shows at the El Capitan Theater in conjuction with Disney's "Underdog" movie 8/07-9/07.


TV Show Featured Performances
  Network Show Title   Network Show Title
Showdog Kyra Chalcy NBA halftime show stunt dog show

The Ellen Degeneres Show

NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

ET Entertainment Tonight The Insider CBS Entertainment Tonight Insider

“Entertainment Tonight"

The Tonight Show Conan O'Brien, dog circus NBA halftime show stunt dog show “The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien”
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Best Damn Sports Show Period” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “FOX News Live”
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “SoapTalk” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show

“Showdog Moms & Dads”
(8-episodes)

NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “The Pulse” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show

The Tom Joyner Show

MTV Next MTV dog challenge "Next" NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Pet Star $25,000 Championship”
Cesar Milan Dog Whisperer National Geographic Channel Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan 100th episode NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Pet Star” season #1
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Miss Dog Beauty Pageant” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Pet Star” season #3
  Nickelodeon "2008 Worldwide Fido Awards" KTLA Underdog Kyra Sundance & Chalcy KTLA with Gayle Anderson KTLA Morning News
  NBA halftime show stunt dog show Dog vs Cat   NBA halftime show stunt dog show Petco's Who Let the Dogs Out
    Numerous local news in various cities, incl.:
“AV3 News”
“AV Today”
"The Early Show",
St. Louis MO
  RFD-TV Animal Makeover
TV— Short Segments
abc news abc News Segment showing our performance at Dog Whisperer celebration event The View NBA halftime show stunt dog show "The View"
(Correspondent segment)
Lifetime Off the Leash Lifetime "Off the Leash" NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Extra”
  A&E “America’s Top Dog” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Best of Pet Star”
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show

All-Star Reality Reunion

NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “The Road to Pet Star”
    Good Day Austin   Telemundo "Hotel for Dogs" movie feature
          NBA halftime show stunt dog show "Who Let the Dogs Out" Natural Balance talent search
Movies
NBA halftime show stunt dog show Beverly Hills Chuhuahua II
Kyra was the set trainer, Chalcy was a dog actor
  Love & Mercy
Kyra was the set trainer, Jadie was a dog actor
TV Commercials
NBA halftime show stunt dog show
NBA halftime show stunt dog show
Nationwide TV Purina One
commercial
KYRA Disney's Underdog El Capitan Stage Show Commercial TV Disney Underdog El Capitan commercial
NBA halftime show stunt dog show Nationwide TV Honda Pilot SUV commercial     Workaholics commercial
Foreign TV Shows
  Network Show Title KYRA   Network Show Title
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show “Pochi-Tama” NBA halftime show stunt dog show SBS Korea “Woong Ja”
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show
Tokyo Broadcasting System
“Amazing Animals” NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show
Europe

“Gottschalk Amerika”

  NBA halftime show stunt dog show
Sweden,TV3
"Top Dog"     B1A4 K-pop music video
Web TV
Yahoo! Answers on the Street   Co-starring in
"Yahoo! Answers on the Street" episode
view the website
KYRA Year of the Dog   "Year of the Dog" movie promo—view their website...
    Intertiew with Kyra & Chalcy by Wendy Diamond of Animal Fair for Petsmart Lifestyle feature. Year of the Dog   "Orville Redenbacker popcorn" commercial
Print
Angie Jolie St John Knits ad (worldwide publication) St. John Knits print ad with Angelina Jolie KYRA Eukanuba Iams  dog Nationwide Eukanuba Ad Campain
101 Dog Tricks (Available at book stores everywhere, and at Petsmart stores nationwide) "101 Dog Tricks" book Diesel Jeans Nationwide Diesel Jeans
    Ralph Lauren Fall 08 ad   Nationwide Allure (May 07)
Radio
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA halftime show stunt dog show

Radio Tour: Nationwide, American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest

KYRA   NBA halftime show stunt dog show

Radio Tour: 11 stations nationwide including Sirius

XM radio Take 5 Ch.155 The Ellen DeGeneres Show Take 5 Ch.155 XM radio The Pet Hour presented by Iams (2 interviews)
XM radio Ch.158 Animal Radio     CRN Digital Talk Radio with Jack Roberts
    Steve Dale's Pet World (national radio show)     My Doggie Says...
Phoenix
    Animal Tales, Tampa     Wendy's Animal Talk (multiple times)
    Talkin' Pets with John Patch       Exhausted Parent Network, NMMT & KRHV-FM
    The Real Dr Doolittle with Val Heart       Pet Live Radio interview with host Ty Brown
    Dog Talk radio/podcast show       Dogs Rock with Pamela Hill
    Pet Life Radio with Arden Moore        

Sporting Event Halftime Shows
NBA halftime show stunt dog show NBA
Toronto Raptors
New Orleans Hornets
Wizards
Los Angeles Lakers
Grizzlies
Dallas Mavericks
Idaho Stampede
KYRA
Baseball
MLB San Francisco Giants
MILB Lancaster JetHawks
MILB Long Beach Armada
The Road to Pet Star Animal Planet Football
AFL Grand Rapids Rampage
AFL Utah Blaze
NiFL Corpus Christi Hammerheads

College
Big 10 Conference semifinals
LSU Tigers Baskeball
University of Minnesota
Midamerica Nazarene University
Univ. of Utah
Northern Arizona University
The National Dog Show Purina Philadelphia Kennel Club “National Dog Show” Philadelphia PA   Monster Jam

2011
Fairs / Festivals / Circuses
  Show    
200 live shows at the El Capitan theater in conjunction with the "Underdog" movie   Featured guest on "What's My Line?", ACME Comedy Theater, Los Angeles
Animal Extravaganza
Tiger Bay St. George's, Bermuda 2006
Soap Talk SoapNet Antelope Valley Fair
2006
Carson & Barnes 5-Ring Circus 2004   Kare Circus & Carnival,
Citrus College, Glendora CA 2005
  Tri-County Fair,
Winnemucca NV 2005
  27th Annual International Folk Festival,
Fayetteville NC 2005
dog show for fairs Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival,
Arroyo Grande CA 2005
  Scotland County Fair,
Memphis MO 2004
  Fashion Institute Runway Show
Los Angeles, CA 2007
  FHN Healthy Lifestyle fair,
Freeport IL
2004, 2005
  “Bark in the Park” fair,
Rosamond CA 2005, 2006
  “Bark at the Park” city fair,
Lancaster CA
2003–2015
Market Street Festival Columbus MI Market Street Festival,
Columbus MI 2005
  City of Pico Rivera Easter Festival,
CA 2005
  Homecoming for our troops from Iraq,
Ft. Irwin CA 2006
  LAPD Christmas party for underpriveleged children
Shrine Auditorium, CA 2005
NBA Halftime Show stunt dog show 3rd Annual Animal Trax 5K/10K
Fullerton CA 2005
  Mariposa Safe Families Fun Fair,
Mariposa CA 2006
  "Strut Your Mutt" festival
Victorville CA 2006
  Builders Home & Remodeling Show
St. Louis MO 2006
  Pet Palooza
Norfolk VA 2007
  Bow Wow's and Meows
Santa Clarita, CA 2006
  Riverfest Festival
Little Rock AR 2008
Cesar Milan Dog Whisperer Dog Whisperer with Cesar Milan 100th episode event, Burbank CA 2008
  California Poppy Festival, Lancaster CA 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 California Familiy Pet Expo California Family Pet Expos, San Mateo Event Center, CA 2008
  "Hotel for Dogs" promotion, Boys & Girls Cllub of East LA   Pet Expo USA featuring Cesar Milan, Santa Clarita CA
  San Francisco Bay Weimaraner Club "Save a Weimaraner" event, Vacaville,CA 2009   Summer Safety Fair, Commerce, CA 2009
  Operation Fitness, Westwood, CA 2009   Cal State University Stanislaus CA 2010
  Orange Grove Festival, Ontario CA 2010   Natural Balance & Petco ALS fundraiser, Malibu, CA 2010
  Midwest SkyFest, Kentland IN 2011  OHV Safety Fair, Red Rock, CA 2010
  Pedigree Bark in the Park, Charlotte, NC 2011   L.A. Spring Fair 2011
  Pet Expo USA, Santa Clarita CA 2011   Dog Days Fair, Fontana CA
  Holiday Pet Expo USA, Pomona CA 2011   San Diego Pet Expo, CA
  Kids Health & Fitness Fair, Conejo CA   Arizona Animal Fair, Tucson AZ 2012
  Discovery Science Center, CA 2012   Festival of Children Foundation, Orange, CA
  Howl-O-Ween Fest, Bridgeport, TX   Los Angeles Boat Show, CA
  North Dakota Winter Fest, Valley City ND   Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, CA
  Fabulous Feathers & Furs Follies, Rancho Mirage, CA   California Capital Book Festival, Sacramento CA
  Paws for Pets Walk, Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A., CA   Pet-A-Palooza with CBS Radio Pet Expo, Santa Monica, CA
  7th Annual Super Pet Adoption event with Loving All Animals, Palm Desert CA   Circus, Matawan NJ
  Bark in the Park fair, Conejo CA   SuperZoo, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas NV

Professional Studio Trainer
  Studio Trainer: Kyra is an on-set trainer
  "Year of the Dog" movie Yahoo! Answers video Purina commercial
  St. John Knits print ad with Angelina Jolie Target Dog Honda commercial
  Gymboree Kids Clothes Eukaneuba print ad Lindsay Lohan Allure shoot
  "101 Dog Tricks" book shoots Disney Underdog El Capitan commercial Diesel Jeans print ad
  Ralph Lauren "Orville Redenbacker popcorn" commercial Beverly Hills Chihuahua II
  "My Dog Ate What?" TV series, NatGeo "Best of 101 Dog Tricks" DVD "Best Puppy Tricks" DVD
  "51 Puppy Tricks" book shoots "The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook" shoots "The Dog Rules" shoots
  "Do More With Your Dog" book shoots "10 Minute Dog Training Games" book shoots Commercial for Merial pet meds
  Commercial for Blue Buffalo dog food Set trainer for B1A4 K-pop music video  

 

Seminar Speaker
  Iron Dogs clinic instructor, Big Sur CA Weekly training class instructor for High Desert Obedience Club Iron Dogs Featured Instructor, TX
  Intl. Assoc. of Canine Professionals (IACP) Conference speaker Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) Conference Presenter Canadian Association for Professional Pet Dog Trainers (CAPPDT) Conference, Toronto, ON.
  "Tricks and Dog Games Workshop" at The Loved Dog with Tamar Geller Leading the Dog Training Instructor Certification Weekend Workshop, Delaware OH 2013
Richmond, VA 2013
Santa Rosa, CA 2014
Plymoth, MI 2015
Philadelphia, PA 2015
Trainer for Petsmart employee trainers


Author
101 Dog Tricks book by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy

Author of Bestselling "101 Dog Tricks: Step-by-Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog"

This has sold over 500,000 copies worldwide, and has been translated into 18 languages.

The Dog Rules book by Kyra Sundance Author of "The Dog Rules: 14 Secrets to Developing the Dog You Want"
(Simon & Schuster 3/09)
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy Author of "The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook: An Interactive Curriculum to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog"
(Quarry Books 6/09)
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy Author of "51 Puppy Tricks"
(Quarry Books 10/09)
The Dog Tricks and Training Workbook by Kyra Sundance and Chalcy Author of "101 Ways to Do More With Your Dog" (Quarry Books 11/10) 10-Minute Dog Training Games Author of "10-Minute Dog Training Games" (Quarry Books 10/11)
Author of Bestselling "101 Dog Tricks: Kids Edition" (7/14)    
Starring in DVDs
The Dog Rules book by Kyra Sundance

Star of retail DVD "Best of 101 Dog Tricks"
Telly Award Winner!
1/09

Best of 101 Dog Tricks DVD Star of retail DVD "Best of Puppy Tricks"
Telly Award Winner!
IACP Dog Tricks Workshop IACP 2009 Workshop— 101 Dog Tricks (live seminar)
Presented by Kyra Sundance
   
Other Media
Dog Tricks iPhone application Author and star of iPhone /iTouch Dog Tricks application (5/09) The Pet Hour interview with Kyra Sundance and Chalcy dog trainer Host of "The Dog Rules Podcast with Kyra Sundance"
Contributing Author
Dogs For Kids Magazine with Kyra Sundance and Chalcy Dogs For Kids magazine (Feb/Mar 2009)
Cover feature
AKC Family Dog magazine Feature on Kyra & Chalcy in May/June 2009 issue of AKC Family Dog magazine
Dog Fancy Dog Fancy magazine June 2009 Bark Magazine "Bark Magazine" 6/07 issue featured "Discern Objects Names" page 182, by Kyra Sundance.
Dog's Life magazine Dog's Life magazine Summer 2009 Bay Woof magazine Dog Games article in 11/11 Bay Woof magazine
Vanity Fair Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie & Chalcy featured in St John Knits ad appearing in Vanity Fair and other quality publications. View photo... or View St John website... Bay Woof magazine "Teach your dog Halloween Tricks" article in 10/07 Bay Woof magazine
Mens's Health Authored article in "Mens Health" magazine entitled "Give Your Mutt a Cut" 111/11   Article in German Magazines "Dog's Élysée" 5/09
Mens's Health Authored feature article in "Mens Health" magazine entitled "Make Your Dog Love Her" 10/07   Article in German Magazines "HundeWelt" 5/09
Mens's Health "Mens Health Living" magazine 12/07 featured "Bring Me a Beer from the Fridge "   Article in Natural Dog magazine about hiking with your dog 2010
DogSport Magazine Interview with Kyra, Jan/Feb 2010   Article by Kyra in Off Lead Magazine
DogSport Magazine Article written by Kyra on "Get Fit With Fido" 2010   Dog's Life Australia 12/10
DogSport Magazine Article written by Kyra on "12 New Dog Sports for the New Year" Jan 2011   People Pets articles 2009
DogSport Magazine Article written by Kyra on "All-Star Performance Dog Team" March 2012   The Bark magazine article June 2012
  Family Circle, article on "Exercising with Your Dog" Mar/Apr 2011   Dogs Monthly (UK) 4/12


Corporate Events
  Chevron corporate event, El Segundo CA Countrywide corporate event 2004
  Comcast corporate event, El Monte CA Coronado Yacht Club, San Diego CA
  Linconl BP corporate event, La Mesa CA Cacique corporate event, El Monte CA
  Tri-Anim corporate event Shoreline Baptist Church, Fountain Valley CA
  Rock Harbor Church corporate event Press conference, city hall, Lancaster CA
  Wag Pet Hotels grand opening, Sacramento CA Light & Life Ministires Harvest Festival, Escondido CA
  Benefit for Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CA Jonathan Beach Club, Santa Monica CA (2006, 2007)
  Camp Dream Street, Utica, MS Riverfest Festival, Little Rock AR
  Burbank Public Library, Burbank CA Lennar Communities Grand Opening, Temecula CA
  Palmdale Playhouse, CA Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association convention, NE
  Purina Mills Corporate Convention, Palm Springs CA The Villiage at Mammoth, Mammoth Lakes CA (2008, 2009)
  Luxury Pet Pavillion trade showl, Los Angeles CA Author signing: Barnes & Noble, Palmdale CA
  Quayside sales conference, Newport Bch, CA Milestone Productions, Beverly Hills CA
  The Sam Simon Foundation, Malibu CA (2010, 2011) Palos Verdes Golf Club, CA
  Fashion Week, El Paseo, CA Performance at the "Housewives of Beverly Hills" mansion, CA
  Festival of Children Foundation, Orange, CA The Lakes Country Club, Palm Desert, CA
  Montebello Shopping Mall,CA California Capital Book Festival, Sacramento CA
  Paws for Pets Walk, Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A., CA SuperZoo, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas NV
  Timberlake Church, Redmond WA  

Schools
  Adobe Bluffs Elementary, San Diego CA
Aliso Viejo Public Library, Aliso Viejo, CA
Balboa Branch Library, Newport Beach, CA
Bautista Creek Elementary School, Hemet CA
Beechwood School, Fullerton CA
Born Learners School, Agoura Hills, CA
Bret Harte Elementary, Burbank CA
Butterfield Ranch Elementary, Chino Hills, CA
Cal State University Stanislaus CA
Calabasas Library, Calabasas, CA
Camp for gifted kids, UCLA, CA
Camp Dream Street, Utica, MS
Canyon Elementary, Santa Monica CA
Carmel Elementary, Hesperia CA
Carrillo Ranch Elementary, Indio CA
Central Library, Newport Beach, CA
Cerritos Library, Cerritos, CA
Childrens Burn Foundation Camp, Thousand Oaks CA
Cimarron School, Palmdale CA
City Hall, Stanton, CA
Clear View Charter School, Chula Vista CA
Cornerstone Christian School, San Diego CA
Corona Del Mar Branch Library, Corona Del Mar, CA
Cottonwood Elementary, Palmdale CA
CrossPoint Children's Center, Chino CA ('06,'07)
Culver City Rec. Dept. Summer Camp, CA
Eastvale Elementary, Corona CA
El Portal Elementary, La Habra CA
Emerson Elementary, Riverside CA
Emperor Elementary School, San Gabriel CA
Eucalyptus Elementary School, Hesperia CA
Francis Hopkinson Elementary, Los Alimitos CA
Glenknoll Elementary School, Yorba Linda CA
Golden Elementary School, Placentia CA
Grace Brethren East School, Simi Valley CA
Grace Brethren West School, Simi Valley CA
Grimmway Academy Charter, Arvin CA
Harris Elementary, Bakersfield CA
HELUS School District, Lake Elizabeth, CA
Hillsides School, Pasadena CA
Hugo Reid Elementary, Arcadia CA
Jean Hayman Elementary, Wildomar CA
John Adams Elementary, Corona CA
John Adams Middle School, Santa Monica CA
John Thomas Dye School, Los Angeles CA
Juarez Elementary, Cerritos CA
Kendrick School, Bakersfield CA
Kings River-Hardwickk School District, Hanford CA
Lincoln Elementary, Torrance CA
Linda School, Marysville CA
Loara Elementary, Anaheim CA
Loma Vista Elementary, Santa Ana, CA
Maple Elementar School, Hesperia CA
Mariners Branch Library, Newport Beach, CA
Marshall Elementary School, Anaheim CA
Mayfield Junior School, Pasadena CA
Mira Catalina Elementary, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Miraleste Elementary, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Mirman School, Los Angeles CA
Newbury Park Branch Library, Newbury Park, CA
Newman Elementary, Chino CA
Noble Ave Elementary, North Hills, CA
North Park Elementary, Valencia CA
Northmont Elementary, La Mesa, CA
O'Neil Elementary, Mission Viejo, CA
Oak Mesa Elementary, La Verne CA
Olive Knolls Christian School, Bakersfield CA
Orangewood Elementary, Bakersfield CA
Palla School, Bakersfield CA
Palmdale High School, CA
Palos Verdes Unified School District, CA
Peninsula Heritage School, Torrance, CA

Pointsettia Elementary School, Carlsbad CA
Racketeers 4H, Palmdale CA
Rancho Santa Margarita Library, CA
Rose Drive Elementary, Yorba Linda CA
Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento CA
Saugus Union School Discrict, CA
Splash Summer Day Camp, Redondo Beach CA
Springbrook Elementary School, Irvine CA
Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield CA
Strathmore Elementary, Strathmore CA
The Pegasus School, Huntington Beach CA
The Sycamores School, Alta Dena CA
Thousand Oaks Library, Thousand Oaks, CA
Tovascal Elementary, Murrieta CA
Toys for Tots, Nipomo CA
Trinity Pacific Christian School, Thousand Oaks, CA
Valley Center Library, CA
Valley View Elementary, La Crescenta CA
Victorville City Library, CA
Vista Del Mar Elementary, San Clemente CA
Vista Library, CA
Whittier Publich Library Community Center Theater, CA
Wittmamn Elementary, Los Cerritos CA
Woodsboro Elementary School, Anaheim CA

  Training
  Kyra is a dog trainer for High Desert Obedience Club, Lancaster CA. Kyra and Chalcy spent years achieving expert rankings in the competitive dog sports of obedience, agility, jumping, hunting, retrieving, mushing, and versatility, and were ranked fourth in the nation in their class of competitive obedience. They competed as part of the "Top Dog" obedience team 2002-2004.
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What they Say
“You did a fantastic job... Your performance was first class. We appriciate the professional way you handled the media coverage you received. Such great publicity makes our job a lot easier and draws thousands of people to the show. "
—Gary Zide, Senior Staff V.P., Home Builders Assoc., MO  View letter in entirety...
  “If you are looking for a performance that will wow and entertain your audience and keep them on the edge of their seats, I cannot recommend Kyra Sundance more strongly. I can promise you an incredible experience from first contact until she is packing up and heading home."
    
  —Dr. Michael Christensen, pres., NE Chiropractic Physicians Assoc.
  View letter in entirety...
  “Thank you so much for the wonderful shows you and Chalcy presented for Sacramento Public Library’s 150th anniversary. Everyone just loved your show, and it was a wonderful addition to our line up of activities. We hope we can have you visit us again. Please add us to your list of very satisfied customers! "
—Mary Mijares, Marketing Mgr, Sacramento Public Library


 
 
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