Parents' Guide to

Mutt & Stuff

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Tricks, treats, and positive messages in this doggie school.

TV Nick Jr. Comedy 2015
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Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 2+

Excellent kids show about dogs

These dogs are amazingly trained by one of the best in the business, Cesar Millan, and his son Calvin is the dynamic star of the show along with Zippy the dog. The situations are educational and fun for preschoolers, with nothing inappropriate. One of the best shows out there, says this educator, and you can still find it on YouTube.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 2+


My grandson, Greysen (4) and I love this show. Have been watching it for a few years. It keeps getting better. We are totally amazed how smart and talented the dogs are. Enjoy all the characters. Keep up the good work. I am 73 and look forward to the show. Thank you

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (4):

Mutt & Stuff offers some decent messages about interpersonal relationships and building self-awareness through the experiences of its canine characters. Whether it's a pup who's missing his person during the school day or a doggie who's fretting over whether his talent can hold up to his friends', kindly Calvin is always prepared to help his friends through these kinds of challenges.

Even so, the show's best quality is its visual appeal, particular for those whose idea of a good time is a gaggle of adorable dogs doing amazing tricks. It's bound to be a crowd-pleaser for both preschoolers and their parents, and, with a little effort from you, it can start conversations about many of the emotional concerns kids of this age face.

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