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DOG STARS

 

National Dog Day AND the Dog Days of Summer? Honestly, your best friend is a star all year round.

The Dog Days of Summer are so named after the very hot, uncomfortable days following the appearance of Sirius, the Dog Star, in the eastern sky. Sirius itself is very bright – just as the following stars are with leading roles in these canine classic movies:

Eponymous (Epuppymous?) films

(Air) Bud

Beethoven

Benji

Bolt

Lassie

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Marmaduke

Old Yeller

Scooby-Doo

Underdog/A.K.A. Shoeshine Boy

Sounder

(Because of) Winn Dixie

 

 

 

 

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Films with nearly a whole litter of dog stars

Best in Show: Beatrice, Champion Thank You Neil Sedaka, Hubert, Miss Agnes, Rhapsody in White, Tyrone

Eight Below: Buck, Shadow, Max, Maya, Truman, Dewey, Shorty, Old Jack

Hotel for Dogs: Lenny, Georgia, Cooper, Romeo, Shep, Juliet, Henry

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Snow Dogs: Nana, Demon, Avalanche, Little Aleutia, Chinook, Demon Jr.

Isle of Dogs: Duke, Boss, King, Rex, Chief

 

“Buddy” films

The Fox and the Hound: Copper

Turner and Hootch: Hootch

Marley and MeMarley

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Homeward Bound: Chance, Shadow

 

Rom Coms

Lady and the Tramp: Lady, Tramp

101 Dalmatians: Pongo, Perdita

 

Horror

Cujo: Cujo

Frankenweenie: Frankenweenie

 

Best Supporting Pups

The Wizard of Oz: Toto

The Thin Man: Asta

Little Rascals: Pete

image source: Stubby Dog

The Sandlot: The Beast

Coco: Dante

Harry Potter: Padfoot/aka Sirius Black

Ghostbusters: the Keymaster

 

Honorable Mentions

Reservoir Dogs

Dog Day Afternoon

War Dogs

 

Was your Fido-favorite not listed here? Let us know in comments below.

For a tail-wagging good time at a nearby theatre, consider the newly released Dog Days (PG) showing now. Fetch tickets easily with Fandango, and earn 1% CASHBACK in points.

And check out streaming options on partner fuboTV – offering plenty of movie channels with your favorite (dog) stars.

Good human!

 

 

 

 

 

LifeYourWay Editor

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