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A Dog's Life

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Solid but sometimes-dry docu explores unique human-dog bond.

Movie NR 2013 44 minutes
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this movie is amazing

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This documentary is a solid survey of some of the recent canine research conducted internationally. Dog lovers will find all the dog footage adorable but A Dog's Life may be a bit too dry for small children. Given the humor inherent in so many human-dog relationships, this documentary almost seems to go out of its way to leave the humor out.

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