At Christmastime, dog-lovers have tons of movie options starring their favorite four-legged species. Here are the top 6 holiday dog movies according to Drypet.
1. The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009)
A yellow Labrador and former police K9 named Zeus protects his family’s home while they are away for Christmas and two burglars break into the home. The Dog Who Saved Christmas is much like the Home Alone series.
The cuteness factor and warm-hearted feeling this movie will leave you with earns it 4.5 stars out of 5. This movie is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit.
2. A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
In A Dog Named Christmas, a developmentally challenged man has a fondness for animals, and he tries to convince his family and other locals to take part in the animal shelter’s Christmas dog adoption program.
This movie earns 4.3 stars for evoking the spirit of Christmas.
3. I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (1965)
In this Charlie Brown classic, Linus and Lucy’s little brother Rerun asks for a dog for Christmas. Charlie Brown’s dog Snoopy has brother that may be the perfect solution.
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown gets 4.3 stars as one of the most beloved dog Christmas movies.
4. The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
When Santa loses his memory and goes missing, it is up to a team of magic dogs, elves, and two children to help rescue him. Can this rag-tag team help Santa remember his mission? Will Christmas be saved?
Due to its originality, this movie earns 4.1 stars out of 5. Children are especially sure to love this holiday movie.
5. The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Twelve-year-old Emma lives in a town where dogs have been outlawed. In an attempt to create a memorable Christmas, Emma puts together a Christmas pageant with her canine friends to help the town remember just how great life can be with dogs.
With such a large number of adorable dogs as stars, The 12 Dogs of Christmas gets 4 stars. You’ll remember just why you love having your dog around during the Christmas season after watching this movie.
6. A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015)
A spoiled college student takes the job as a dog walker for a rich developer. When she learns that a salon will be built over the local dog park, she is thrilled at first, but after meeting a handsome dogwalker who is opposed to the salon, she starts to question her previously selfish ideas. Can she save the dog park before Christmas?
This Christmas rom-com is sure to leave you feeling happy, so it earns 3.8 stars.
If you haven’t caught any of these movies yet, there is still time this holiday season!