Sandicast truly captures the spirit of mans best friend like no other company, making them the premier manufacturer of hand-cast animal sculptures. Internationally renowned San Diego artist Sandra Brue has been bringing sculptures to life for over 30 years. She founded Sandicast in 1981 and her hand-cast, hand-painted animal replicas quickly became famous for their stunning realism and incredible attention to detail. Queen Elizabeth and President Clinton are just a few of the many celebrities that have Sandicast animals. Sandra has sculpted more than 400 animals; the Sandicast Collection includes everything from dogs and cats to exotic wildlife and Christmas ornaments. Each piece is hand-cast and hand-painted and virtually comes to life when sparkling glass eyes are inserted. What makes Sandicast unique is the fact that there are not only several sculpture sizes from which to choose (Life Size, Companion Size, Original Size, Mid-Size and Small), but also a variety of animal poses available within each breed of dog - Standing, Sitting, Sitting Pretty, Lying, Lying Side, Lying Back and Crouching - each with its own distinctive expression guaranteed to make pet owners everywhere say, "Wow That looks just like MY dog" Sandicast invites you to discover their exquisite collection of hand sculpted animals available on Amazon.