Dogs are the best and we do not deserve them or their unconditional love. Anyone who has every had a dog knows this. If you’re a dog lover, there’s nothing quite like a good dog movie to tug at your heartstrings and remind you of just how special our furry friends can be. From heartwarming tales of loyalty and friendship to hilarious adventures that will make you laugh out loud, there’s something for everyone in the world of dog movies. Watching any of these movies makes me hug my dog, Griffey, and little tighter as we watch. Here are five of the best dog movies of all time.
5. Homeward Bound
“Homeward Bound” is a heartwarming adventure movie about three pets – a golden retriever, a Himalayan cat, and a bulldog – who set out on a journey to find their way back home after being left behind by their owners. The movie is a touching tribute to the bond between pets and their owners, and will have you rooting for these brave and determined animals every step of the way.
“Beethoven” is a classic family movie about a lovable St. Bernard who wreaks havoc on his owners’ home. When a veterinarian discovers that Beethoven is being mistreated by his owners’ evil dog trainer, he takes the dog in and helps him find a loving new family. Along the way, Beethoven proves that he’s more than just a big, slobbery dog – he’s a loyal and courageous friend.
3. Lady and the Tramp
“Lady and the Tramp” is a classic Disney movie about a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady who falls in love with a streetwise mutt named Tramp. The movie is a timeless tale of love and friendship, and is a must-watch for dog lovers of all ages. With iconic scenes like the spaghetti dinner under the stars, “Lady and the Tramp” is a movie that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside.
2. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
“Hachi: A Dog’s Tale” is based on the true story of a loyal Akita named Hachiko, who became a national symbol of loyalty in Japan. The movie tells the story of Hachi’s unbreakable bond with his owner, a college professor, and the incredible lengths he goes to in order to wait for his owner at the train station every day, even after his owner has passed away. The movie is a poignant reminder of just how much dogs are capable of loving their owners, and will leave you with tears in your eyes.
1. Marley and Me
Based on the best-selling book by John Grogan, “Marley and Me” tells the story of a couple who adopt a mischievous yellow Labrador Retriever named Marley. Despite Marley’s penchant for destroying everything in his path, the couple grows to love him and he becomes an integral part of their family. The movie is a touching tribute to the bond between dogs and their owners, and will have you laughing and crying in equal measure.
These five dog movies are all classics in their own right, and are sure to delight dog lovers of all ages. Whether you’re looking for a heartwarming adventure, a touching tribute to the bond between dogs and their owners, or just a good old-fashioned laugh, these movies are guaranteed to deliver. So grab some popcorn, cuddle up with your furry friend, and enjoy these timeless tales of loyalty, love, and friendship.