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Dog Movies for Kids (Family Favorites)

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Thomas is in love with watching pets on YouTube and watching the Buddies movies.  So, I have decided it is time to expand our dog movies for kids collection. 🙂  From funny to adorable…  From sweet to scary…  these movies for kids all feature man’s best friend in some form or other.

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Dog Movies for Kids:

These Dog Movies for Kids should help you round out your collection with current favorites and Classics!

1.  You’ll lose your heart to Chance, a fun-loving American bulldog pup; Sassy, a hilarious Himalayan cat who lives up to her name; and Shadow, a wise old golden retriever — all of whom express themselves with very familiar human voices! The adventure begins when the loving owners of these irresistible pets are forced to leave them in the temporary care of a friend who lives hundreds of miles away. But after several days, the worried animals begin to think their family must be in trouble, so they decide to head for home. On their incredible journey across the ruggedly beautiful Sierras, they encounter unexpected surprises from man, beast, and nature alike. It’s an unforgettable story of love, courage, and devotion that will delight and inspire generations to come!

2.  A curious kitten named Milo and his inseparable friend, a pug-nosed puppy named Otis, tumble through one exciting escapade after another in The Adventures of Milo and Otis, a heartwarming live action film. Milo and Otis start life together on a farm and spend their days exploring the barnyard and the surrounding countryside. One day, the little feline is swept down a rushing river and Otis takes off in pursuit to rescue his friend, thus beginning a series of adventures. The Adventures of Milo and Otis, which took four years to complete, is a film that will delight both the young and young at heart.

3.  Get ready for Beethoven’s greatest hits, a howl-arious, tail-wagging collection the whole family will enjoy. Featuring the bumbling antics of America’s favorite St. Bernard, his adorable brood of cuddly puppies and an all-star cast of owners and friends, the Dog-Gone Best Movie Pack is family entertainment at its dog-gone best with over eight hours of laughter and surprises that’ll really raise the woof! This set contains six fun-filled movies, including the brand-new feature-length comedy Beethoven’s Big Break.

4.  Walt Disney Pictures presents EIGHT BELOW, the thrilling tale of incredible friendship between eight amazing sled dogs and their guide Jerry (Paul Walker). Stranded in Antarctica during the most unforgiving winter on the planet, Jerry’s beloved sled dogs must learn to survive together until Jerry — who will stop at nothing — rescues them. Driven by unwavering bonds of friendship, enormous belief in one another, and tremendous courage, Jerry and the dogs make an incredible journey to reunite in this triumphant and inspiring action-adventure the whole family will treasure.

5.  Everybody’s favorite wimp, Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), is back for three times the fun in the latest film based on the super-popular book series! When Greg’s dad (Steve Zahn) threatens to send him to military school if he doesn’t stay out of trouble, Greg finds all-new ways to land himself in the doghouse! For starters, Greg’s in over his head when he pretends to work at the swanky country club where Rowley’s family has a membership. Things don’t go much better on a father-son camping trip with the Wilderness Explorers, and then there’s the Heffley’s new dog, Sweetie, who fetches even more trouble for Greg in this hilarious family film!

6.  A secret war between cats and dogs quickly peaks as Professor Brody a scientist tries to create a serum to cure dog allergies in humans. As the unsuspecting humans go through their busy lives, the cats make several attempts to possess the formula, as their canine foes try tirelessly to stop them. Caught in the crossfire, a young beagle named Lou, adopted by the Brody family, tries hard to succeed as a secret agent, and in being a friend to the young Scotty Brody. A evil snow white cat named Mr. Tinkles is planning to sabotage the efforts of Professor Brody to discover a cure for human allergies to dogs. And he’ll even make every person on Earth allergic to dogs so that he can take over the world with his army of evil cats!

7. In this heartwarming family comedy, orphaned young sisters Sal and Rae think their dreams have come true when they find an adorable, abandoned Great Dane puppy and, on the same day, learn that they’ve been adopted. But, when the girls arrive at their posh new Manhattan apartment, they discover the building has one strict rule: NO DOGS ALLOWED! Sal and Rae must use every hilarious trick in the book to hide their mischievous pup, survive in the big city, and create the family of their dreams. Their charming story will touch your heart and make you howl!

8.  Amblin Entertainment presents a dazzling, animated adventure about one of the most courageous canines of all time! Based on a true story, Balto will touch your heart. Part husky/part wolf, Balto doesn’t know where he belongs. He’s an outcast in Alaska, except to his true friends – Boris, the Russian snow goose; polar bear cubs Muk and Luk; and the beautiful husky, Jenna. Even though he’s different, all of Balto’s friends recognize what he still can’t see himself: his noble spirit. One day, a serious diptheria epidemic spreads fast among the children of Nome. When a fierce blizzard closes off all routes of transport, there’s no way to obtain lifesaving medicine…unless a team of sled dogs can race six-hundred miles through the blinding Arctic storm and bring back anti-toxin. But when the dogs get lost in the frozen wilderness, only Balto can rescue the team and save the children. Starring the voices of Kevin Bacon, Bridget Fonda, Bob Hoskins and Phil Collins, Balto is the remarkable tale of a hero who inspired a nation – and became a legend!

9.  When Officer Hank Katt (Jesse Collins) is suddenly transferred to the K-9 dog unit after his successful training at the Police Academy, his worst fears come true. There he meets his new partner Rudy, a German Shepard who turns his life upside down. Far from mans-best-friend, Rudy and Hank seem to be a mismatched duo from the very start! Unfriendly and aggressive, Rudy surprises everyone on the force when she comes to the aid of her new partner on their first joint case together. Discover the budding relationship of Katt and Rudy as they team up for 10 endearing episodes of crime stopping action!

10.  From the creator of Cars and Finding Nemo, meet Disney s newest hero, Bolt, and his faithful hamster sidekick Rhino, in the fully-awesome comedy-adventure event of the year! As the star of the biggest TV show in Hollywood, Bolt s life is filled with adventure, danger and intrigue. So when the super-pup is accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penney, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt immediately springs into action to save her from the forces of evil. But he s not alone, with the help of Rhino, his number one fan and loyal partner, and a crafty alley cat names Mittens, they embark on an extraordinary mission filled with high-flying, action-packed stunts. David Sheehan of Hollywood Closeups raves Bolt is Great Disney fun for the whole family. Showcasing the vocal talents of John Travolta and teen sensation Miley Cyrus, and featuring a never-before-seen animated short starring the pint-sized rolling ball of thunder, Rhino, this movie will have your whole family cheering for the good guys and begging for more. Disney’s Bolt coming to Blu-ray and Disney DVD on March 24th. Let it begin!!!

11. An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won’t let him keep the dog because it belongs to Judd Travers, a local hunter. After Shiloh is mistreated again, he runs away and returns to Marty. Knowing his father will once again make him bring Shiloh back to Judd, he makes a home for the dog in an old shed up the hill from the Prestons’ house and hides him from his family. His secret is soon discovered when a stray attacks the dog one night and he must turn to his father for help.
Do you have a favorite dog movie that your children love?

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smdipu

Sunday 17th of September 2017

Thanks for sharing a great dog movie list. I'm a big fan of the cats and dogs movie. When I was seeing this movie, I am very interested to observe the cute dog.