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Precious Puppies

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Short, kid-friendly docu will entertain young dog lovers.

Movie G 2003 53 minutes
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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Fun to watch

If your child likes dogs, this is a wonderful little movie. Plenty of cuteness with just enough info. Only thing that concerned me was the description of a dog in costume being "in drag."

Is It Any Good?

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This documentary is not about puppies, particularly, but rather an arbitrary review of dogs in all their cuteness, cleverness, and diversity. Although the 53-minute piece is divided into segments -- Growing Up, Breeds Apart, Playful Toys, Growling and Howling, Clever Creatures, Performing Pooches, Pampered Puppies -- for the most part the filmmaker, Greg Grainger, doesn't seem constrained by the stated categories of those segments, nor by the word "puppies" in the title. Nevertheless, there are lots of dogs and puppies scampering around, doing tricks, pulling sleds, wearing costumes, chewing toys, detecting contraband, and yipping delightfully. Small, animal-loving children will enjoy Precious Puppies.

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