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Top Movies For a Doggy Date Night

February 10, 2019

 

What's better than a date night in with your pup? Skip dinner at an overcrowded restaurant and have a fun date night with your partner in crime ...your dog! Here are our top picks for the best pup-centric movies of all time. 

Homeward Bound, 1993

Why we love it: Purfect for cat and dog lovers alike! Three household pets go on a journey after they think they have been left by their owners who've taken a vacation. This unlikely trio featuring a Golden Retriever, American Bulldog, and Himalayan Cat, will take you on an adventure full of laughter and suspense.

The Fox and the Hound, 1981

Ready for a Valentine's Day tear jerker? We suggest this loving tale about true friendship between two unsuspecting friends. This Disney classic tackles prejudice in society in a lighthearted story line perfect for all ages. We heart this one, for our little ones!

Marley & Me, 2008

Editor's Pick! This movie is highly relatable to anyone who's been a pet parent and perfect for most ages. You'll get plenty of laughs watching Marley and his disobedient antics, eventually bringing the family closer together. Have the tissues within arm's reach for this one!

Beethoven, 1992

Family night in? Spend it watching this hilarious comedy about the adoption of a lovable, slobbery, St. Bernard. When their sweet puppy grows into a massive, messy dog, some members of the prestigious Newton family take time to see Beethoven's finer qualities. 

Best in Show, 2000

Company voted Best Pick! This ultra funny comedy, or what you'd call a "mokumentary", features five entrants in a prestigious dog show and takes you through the comical journey they take to reach the ultimate competition.

Turner and Hooch, 1989

Oldie but goodie! We love Tom Hanks in this drama with a comedic twist. Turner, played by Hanks, reluctantly inherits his friend's gigantic Dogue de Bordeaux, Hooch, who helps him sold a murder case in his sleepy town. As most do, Turner's new canine companion came into his life and changed it for the better.

Air Bud, 1997

Based on a true story about "Air Buddy", a stray Golden Retriever who comes to the rescue for a boy struggling after the death of his father. One of the most successful franchises in Disney history, Air Bud depicts the story of a dog who can play basketball and helps one deserving teenager find his place in his highschool's basketball team.

 

Once the movie is over, your night doesn't have to end there! Since you've probably just eaten popcorn and given your pup a treat or two, take them out for moonlit stroll to enjoy some fresh air and get some exercise. Nighttime safety is always something to keep top of mind so be sure to read our tips before heading out.