Parents' Guide to

Turbo Dogs

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Cruising canines share social values with kids.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 3+
age 5+

ok for the prek and kindergarten set

My son really likes this show and he is 5. I am not so sure he is getting the messages but he is entertained.

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Is It Any Good?

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

Turbo Dogs has all the qualities of a sure-fire kid pleaser: zany characters, funny stories, and fast-paced action. Young viewers will get a kick out of sneaky Strut's creative but ill-fated attempts to weasel his way to racing victory (think giant magnets on extendable car appendages), Stinkbert's deep love of all things trash, and, of course, the high-octane races.

Meanwhile, parents will be pleased that the series wins on another level, promoting valuable messages about teamwork, friendship, and fair play through its well-crafted stories. If a flaw can be found, it's in the noticeable shortage of female characters (there's only one), which seemingly promotes the stereotype that cars are a "guy thing." But girls who do tune in will find a positive role model in Mags, whose skill on the track is matched by her level-headedness and loyalty to her friends.

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