Don't miss these movies in which "man's best friend" show us why we love them so.
As much as we love our dogs, it’s a rare pooch that truly earns their keep. Sure, they’ll bark at the occasional stranger, but they’ll bark at the occasional butterfly, too. They may run with you, but they’ll run away from you, as well — especially if they see a passing squirrel. They dig. They chew up furniture. They may be like family, but last time you checked, I bet your Aunt Edna didn’t rip apart your favorite throw pillow or leave a special “gift” on your living room floor.
But as a new movie out this past weekend, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, reminds us, sometimes dogs can put the “wow” in the bow-wow-wow. They can save lives, capture German spies, perform incredible feats of athleticism and be so loyal as to jerk a tear or two. They can be so amazing, in fact, that sometimes we can’t help but make movies about them.
Let’s take a look at some real dogs who were so amazing that we can enjoy watching their exploits — through movies or TV — anytime. And let’s begin with the newest Fido to get his own film …