Widely known in the film and theater industry, Bill Berloni is the guy who can get the dog right on the first take. He originally wanted to be an actor and accidentally launched his career as an animal trainer at the age of 19 and moved sets for the original production of ‘Annie,’ which had its off-Broadway debut at the Goodspeed. East Haddam’s Opera House in 1976. .
Since then, Berloni has rescued and trained over 200 animals and established a renowned company, William Berloni Theatrical Animals, whose motto is “Providing Humanely Trained Animals for All Media”. And nearly every animal he trained ends up living on the 90-acre Haddam farm he shares with his wife, Dorothy.