Eight Below

Based on true story, Eight Below is a dramatic adventure story set in the ice and snow of Antarctica—a landscape that’s the perfect antidote to the dog days of summer.  Showcasing the intelligence, talents, and endurance of trained sled dogs, this story is also about the bonds formed between dogs and their human family. It’s …

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A Dog’s Purpose

Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, by W. Bruce Cameron, this may be the perfect summer feel-good movie for dog-lovers. Released in 2017, there is now a sequel, but start with the original first. Directed by Lasse Hallström (noted for his work on The Cider House Rules, Dear John, and The Hundred-Foot …

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Set in the winter of 1925, Togo is the true story of a dog that saved a town. As a deadly and highly contagious bacterial infection—diphtheria, which affects the upper respiratory system—spread amongst the town’s children, the hospital that served the area informed doctors it did not have the necessary medicine to treat the outbreak. …

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After Thomas

After Thomas is the true story of a six-year-old boy diagnosed with “severe” autism, whose life is changed when Thomas, a Golden Retriever puppy, comes into his life. Whether or not autism has touched your world, you’ll find this movie of one family’s real-life story uplifting and heartwarming. (Available on Google Play or Amazon)

Dog Gone

Dog Gone is a recently-released Netflix movie garnering a “thumbs up” from movie critic Roger Ebert. Based on a true story, Dog Gone is a classic tale of a father-son reconciliation as well as a tribute to the deep mutual bonds we can form with our furry friends. Set on the iconic Appalachian Trail, this …

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