The Best Christmas Movies Featuring Dogs!
All Christmas dog movies, all the time!
Who doesn't love a great, heartwarming Christmas movie! I know I do!
My absolute favorite Christmas movies feature dogs. Why?
Well, that's an easy answer! Because dogs can really make the movie. Make it more sweet, more poignant and lots, lots more fun!
We put together this Gift Guide featuring the best of the best, Christmas movies featuring dogs just for you - ones you can watch and ones you can give as a gift to your favorite dog lover!
The latest Christmas movies featuring dogs!
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure
Beethoven rocks!!! 'Tis the season to celebrate with everyone's favorite St. Bernard, Beethoven, in a heartwarming holiday adventure where the hilarious canine saves Christmas and speaks for the first time!
- Santa Buddies
Christmas spirit is waning around the globe, and people are losing sight of the real meaning of Christmas. Up at the North Pole, Santa and his trusty dog Santa Paws are alarmed because the Christmas icicle, which is the source of Christmas magic, is melting. Even scarier is the fact that only Santa Paws's young pup Puppy Paws can spread the word about the importance of Christmas spirit to the new generation, but all he wants to do is be a normal dog.
- The Search For Santa Paws
The Search for Santa Paws is a musical production that tells the story of how Santa and a young dog named Paws became best friends. Together they changed the lives of a houseful of New York City orphans and a host of other New Yorkers.
- Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville's boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong - the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit.
- Chilly Christmas
Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, they must find Chilly a new home. In an attempt to show his dad that Chilly can be a city dog, Bobby and his friends teach Chilly the indoor way of life. But Bobby's dad is not convinced, and it's not until Christmas Eve when corrupt dog thief Mr. Quarterman (Tom Arnold) breaks into the family home, that Chilly and Bobby can put their new training to the test! Can they band together to save Christmas -- and Chilly's future with the family?
- Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero
It s Christmas time at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he won t get any presents from Santa, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American brave who can make his holiday wishes come true. But when Bailey s actions threaten his family s plans, he is forced to make a big decision...one that just might help him to finally understand the true meaning of Christmas.
- Santa's Dog
Max Moogle, an adorable yet mischievous twelve year old boy, lives at an orphanage. Two days before Christmas, alone in the woods, Max meets a large talking dog named Hercules. The dog explains to Max that he makes the naughty and nice list for Santa and he was sent to offer Max a chance at the "nice list." Max takes a magical ride to the North Pole and appears before Santa in his courtroom, run by elves. Hercules successfully acts as Max's attorney. Santa tells Max that in order to make the nice list he must help Rick Wilder, a bitter man, find the spirit of Christmas.
Some of my favorite dog vids just for the Holidays! - Just to get you in the mood.
More great Howliday dog movies!
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown
And all time favorite classic and a must have on any dog lovers Christmas list! Snoopy is the main event as Christmas goes to the dogs in this delightful holiday charmer!
- Twelve Dogs of Christmas
Starring John Billingsley, Bonita Friedericy and Adam Hicks, this staple Holiday movie is a true old Hollywood for any age and features a young girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression. Twelve dogs of Christmas fun!
- An All Dogs Christmas Carol
Classic! All your favorite characters from the All Dogs Go To Heaven children's series are back in this captivating canine retelling of a Christmas classic the whole family will love!
- A Christmas Wedding Tail
Jennie Garth of ''90210'' stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of ''General Hospital'') is a single dad of two tomboys who owns a local winery. When Susan's dog Rusty (voiced by Jay Mohr of ''Ghost Whisperer'') falls for Jake's poodle Cheri (voiced by Nikki Cox of ''Las Vegas''), these canine matchmakers help their owners fall in love too. Now with a Christmas Day wedding to plan -- and major complications threatening to unravel it all -- can two mismatched broods find a way to make one happy family?
- 12 Christmas Wishes for My Dog
Having her dog taken away by an uptight landlord was heartbreaking for Laura. Willing to try anything to transform her life - and get her dog back - Laura follows her best friend's suggestion and sets up a session with a life coach. The life coach's unusual character makes Laura skeptical - especially when the coach tells Laura to make 12 wishes for a positive change in her life. Skepticism turns to joy however when Laura realizes she can wish for anything and the wish will come true! But before long Laura realizes that her wishes are sparking unforeseen circumstances and she must act quickly to get her life - and her dog - back before Christmas.
Our featured Christmas dog movie! - It will warm your heart....
A Dog Named Christmas
When Todd McCray, a developmentally challenged young man still living on his parents' Kansas farm, hears that a local animal shelter is seeking temporary homes for its dogs during the days leading to Christmas, he knows exactly what he wants for the holidays. His father objects, but Todd's persistence quickly wins out. Soon the McCrays are the short-term foster family for a lovable pooch the young man names Christmas.
But what about all the other dogs who will be forced to spend the Yuletide season in cages? In the days that follow, Todd uses his special gifts of persuasion to encourage his hometown to participate in the "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program." What follows from his small act of kindness will teach his family, and his community, about peace on earth and good will toward men-and animals. Starring Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond and Noel Fisher as Todd.
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Some of my fav Christmas movies featuring dogs!
- The Dog Who Saved Christmas
The family treks off to spend Christmas Eve with Grandma (Mindy Sterling), and two burglars (Joey Diaz and Dean Cain) show up to rip off the Bannisters' home. Determined not to fail his new family, Zeus puts his mind to work and sets out to deter the thieves in unconventional ways, such as dropping Christmas ornaments off the roof onto their heads and showering them with flour--think Home Alone with a dog at the helm rather than a kid.
- The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation
The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario LÃ³pez) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van Dien of 'Watch Over Me' and 'The Curse of King Tut's Tomb') and his foxy poodle Bella (voiced by Paris Hilton) and a familiar pair of bumbling jewel thieves (led by Dean Cain of 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventure of Superman' and 'The Dog Who Saved Christmas') and this holiday may be headed downhill fast!
- The Dog Who Saved The Holidays
It's a sun-soaked holiday season for the Bannister family as they travel to Southern California to stay with Aunt Barbara (Shelley Long), who surprises them with a new puppy named Eve (voiced by Peyton List). Everyone is smitten with Eve -- except for the Bannister's dog, Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence), who sees what a mischievous animal she is when no one else is around. After deciding to run away, Zeus sees Ted and Stewey, two thrifty thieves, trying to break into the family home while the Bannisters are at church. It's up to Zeus and his newest sister Eve to join together to save the holidays for their family!
- A Golden Christmas
Years later, looking for a fresh start, a man and woman each return to the place they felt most at home as a child. But a comedic case of unknown identity has them competing for the same childhood memories, and Christmas escapades ensue. For the sake of their happiness, they must discover their common past before they turn each other s lives completely upside-down. Can a golden dog lead them home?
- Golden Christmas 2: The Second Tail
Rod and Katherine Wright are enjoying their retirement in Florida - or so they're telling each other. At least they've made friends with their new neighbor, Lisa, who's a golden retriever fan like them. Rod and Katherine's dog Jake has three new puppy playmates: Mario, Luigi and Pasquale. But when Jake and the puppies take off during a walk with Lisa and interrupt a wedding proposal, Lisa is mortified to discover the proposer is none other than her lifelong-friend-turned-boyfriend-turned-ex, David.
- 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue
The dogs of Doverville are in trouble again... but Emma O'Conner (Danielle Chuchran) is back to save them in a song-filled, seasonal extravaganza. Mean-spirited mogul Finneas James (Sean Patrick Flanery) plots to shut down the local puppy orphanage, unless Emma can come up with the money to save it. With the help of so