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Rudd Weatherwax
Birth: Sep. 23, 1907
Engle
Sierra County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1985
Mission Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Animal Trainer and Breeder. Weatherwax trained seveal of the Lassie movie dogs including Lassie I who's real name was Pal. Lassie appeared un the 1943 film, "Lassie Come Home" and the television series, "Lassie" (1954-1974). He also trained the dogs for the films, "Old Yeller" (1957), and "Hondo" (1954). After his death in 1985 his son Robert continued training the dogs. His father Frank Weatherwax was also a noted animal trainer, helping Carl Spitz train Toto for the 1939 film, "The Wizard Of Oz." After his death he had his casket lined with the ashes of some of the late Lassies, so that he may be with them for all eternity. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Valhalla Memorial Park
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 22, 2003
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