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Menestrelli Dog Show was a dog act from Season 12 of America's Got Talent. They were eliminated before the Judge Cuts.


Menestrelli is a unique dog performance. Professional circus actors, third-generation animal trainers, the stars of the show are jolly poodles. Every dog has its unique role in the show, where each can show its own particular character and artistic talent. Yanina and Sergey used a scientific approach in their training techniques, and the training itself is based on humane treatment of the dogs. All the success of the performance has been achieved because of an in-depth knowledge of animal psychology, without any violence or distress towards the animals. The dogs climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks. The dogs are more than happy to show their talents in the performance. This show was very successful on several major circus arenas of the world. The Circus Dog Show Menestrelli are awardees and prize-winners of many international circus festivals. [1]


Menestrelli Dog Show's audition in Episode 1204 consisted of a dog climbing a ladder. The verdict was not televised but although Mel B voted "No", Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell voted "Yes", sending them to the Judge Cuts.

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