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The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America's Got Talent, scooping up the $1,000,000 and headlining The Palazzo.
Led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate, the Olate Dogs (www.olatedogs.com) are a high-energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled with amazing dog tricks, human acrobatics and humor.
Richard grew up in South America in a poor family. A third generation circus performer, Richard has been in the spotlight since he was 12. He started rescuing street dogs and through hard work and constant struggle, he made it to the United States at the age of 33 with his dog troupe.
His dream to have his own dog variety show has come true as he currently has four completely different dog acts. One is a full length Variety Show currently touring the US. Many of Richard's dogs are rescues and all are true members of the family.
The Olate Dogs can also be seen nationwide on TV and at sport events such as NBA Halftimes amazing kids of all ages and sharing their story of the American Dream and dog rescue.
The Olate Dogs are electrifying. Their show exuberates a level of talent you can’t find in other animal acts, and they have an uncanny ability to captivate the fans from the moment their performance begins until their final pose. Tyler Cofer, Oklahoma City Thunder"
The Olate Dogs are electrifying. Their show exuberates a level of talent you can’t find in other animal acts, and they have an uncanny ability to captivate the fans from the moment their performance begins until their final pose.