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The Secret Life of Dancing Dogs

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Dog dance docu shows loving canine-human connections.

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Dog lovers will delight in this sweet and family-friendly docuseries, which features dogs and their dedicated human partners working together to put on fun and skill-filled routines. The Secret Life of Dancing Dogs notes some of the training styles and techniques owners use to teach their canine partner the skills dog dancing judges look for. It also highlights some of the challenges that come with ensuring that routines will go smoothly. But The Secret Life of Dancing Dogs is really about the strong and loyal relationships between the featured dogs and their owners, the latter noting throughout how much the bond between them makes their lives better. Regardless of whether viewers are familiar with the sport of dog dancing, witnessing these genuine connections makes it worth the watch.

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