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Donut Dog: Feed your focus! App Poster Image
age 11+
Fun focus timer has four paws -- and a few flaws.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 14+
Huge fantasy adventure is deeper, has more hunting content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Isle of Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Wondrous, bittersweet, funny, edgy animated canine story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sun Warrior:  Tales of a New World, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing, heftier second installment focuses on characters.
By P.C. Cast
(2017)
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The Book of Dust, Book 1: La Belle Sauvage Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nail-biting start to trilogy in His Dark Materials world.
By Philip Pullman
(2017)
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A Street Cat Named Bob Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Sweet memoir-based drama deals with drug addiction.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Millionaire Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Iffy humor, poor quality mar dog-centered comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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The Assembly Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Good story, use of VR, but mediocre, short adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Second Chance Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Uplifting but emotionally intense dog-rescue/rehab docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Bravest Warriors TV Poster Image
age 11+
Goofy heroes time-travel, hilarity ensues in tween series.
Network: Cartoon Hangover, YouTube
(2012)
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Max Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Brave military dog saves the day in intense adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Champions Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Monkey King: Hero Is Back Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Exciting animated tale has martial arts action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Billy and Buddy Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Subtitled French dog tale has odd suggestiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Darling Companion Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Prickly couple loses dog, rediscovers love in ho-hum drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Owd Bob Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Tearjerker dog movie confronts death and grieving.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Underneath Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping story is loving, lyrical, but has brutal violence.
By Kathi Appelt
(2008)
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Castle Rock Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Intense teen survival story has racial epithets, rabid dog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Turner & Hooch Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dog-buddy comedy has lots of slobber and some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1989)
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Fluke Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Dog tale with death, danger more intense than you expect.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1995)
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