Chatting with Collins forward of the premiere of “Find Me,” we realized what it was like hanging out with the Belgian Malinois on set, each the veteran Dog, whose actual identify is Seven, in addition to the pet model of Dog, who coincidentally shares a reputation with an iconic Walking Dead character.
“The little pet that you simply see within the episode, his identify is Carl,” Collins reveals. No, it’s in all probability not what you suppose. It’s unlikely they named the canine after the late Carl Grimes, however it’s no much less heartwarming to listen to that there’s a brand new Carl on set and that it’s pet Dog. A beautiful coincidence.
“[It] was actually a deal with as a result of it’s a pet and already studying how one can be on set. So that was actually cool to look at him being educated within the course of,” says Collins of performing scenes with the pet. “Anytime you’re working with animals, so far as I’m involved, it’s only a plus. They’re simply joys to be round typically, so to have it at work is simply superior.”
She additionally bought to fulfill the unique Dog, Seven, and it sounds just like the Walking Dead veteran and Collins shortly grew to become mates, too.
“He’s really an older man. He’s not a pup. And so he’s actually comfy on set and very easy to work with and tremendous loving and the trainers are unbelievable. So it was very easy to only sit with him and pet him and love on him. I feel actually at one level they had been like, ‘Lynn, cease taking part in with him. He’s not going to have the ability to focus.’ That’s how candy and loving this canine was.”
Expect extra Dog shenanigans as The Walking Dead season 10 continues on Sundays at 9 pm on AMC.