The Dogs Of John Wick
Canine Zone|June/July 2021
Let’s meet the dogs from the John Wick franchise
Aidan Wiggill

While most big-budget Hollywood blockbusters would opt for CGI animals as a way to save both time and money, the John Wick franchise has been home to some of the most talented and well-loved dogs in the industry. From Beagles to Pit Bulls, John Wick has become the definitive action franchise for dog lovers everywhere.

ANDY THE BEAGLE

Daisy the Beagle was undeniably the emotional core of the first John Wick movie. While only being on screen for around 10 minutes, Daisy left a mark not only on the fictional John Wick universe but also on audience members everywhere. The Beagle that started it all was played by an animal actor named Andy, who was eight months old at the time of filming. He was adopted by Animal Actors International specifically for the first movie. It was mostly due to the inherent cuteness of Beagles that he was chosen for the movie in an attempt to get the most emotional reaction from the audience as possible. Andy attended multiple events during the press tour for John Wick, alongside the rest of his human co-stars.

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