Best Dog Movies On Netflix

Table of Contents Love watching films about dogs, but feel like you’ve seen tear-jerkers like…

Dog lover? Then you need to watch these films!

Love watching films about dogs, but feel like you’ve seen tear-jerkers like Marley & Me, and Old Yeller a few too many times? Here’s a list of the best dog movies on Netflix.


Ranging from insightful documentaries to heart-warming family flicks and funny animated features, these films on Netflix will give any dog lover more than enough choices for a feel-good dog movie marathon.


Pets United

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Street-smart mutt teams up with spoiled Siamese cat, Belle and a band of other unlikely furry heroes to  save their city from an evil mayor and his robot army in this animated feature. 

Watch Pets United on Netflix.


Hotel for Dogs

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In this film based on Lois Duncan’s novel, orphaned siblings 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, are placed into a foster home that doesn’t allow pets and decide to use Bruce’s mechanical skills to turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog, Friday. But when all the barking begins to arouse suspicion, the pair must find a way to keep their hotel from being found out. 

Watch Hotel For Dogs on Netflix. 



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In this 2018 remake of a classic taking place in New Orleans, Benji an abandoned pup meets and befriends a pair of siblings. When the siblings are taken, Benji does everything he can to save his new friends. 

Watch Benji on Netflix. 


All Dogs Go To Heaven

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This 1989 film, tells the story of Charlie, a dog angel who sneaks from heaven back to Earth and befriends an orphan girl who can speak to animals and teaches him the importance of friendship. 

Watch All Dogs Go to Heaven on Netflix. 


June & Kopi

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June, a street dog is taken in by a young couple and becomes best friends with the family pit bull, Kopi, who helps June adjust to her new home and loving family. 

Watch June & Kopi on Netflix. 


The Healing Powers of Dude

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In this heart-warming flick, an 11-year-old boy with social anxiety starting middle schools, finds much-needed strength in a scruffy emotional support dog named Dude. Watch 

The Healing Powers of Dude on Netflix. 


White Fang

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In this animated drama, loosely based on a novel by Jack London, White Fang, a half-dog, half-wolf  faces years of mistreatment first from a stern master who teaches him discipline and then a crook who teaches him to fight, before finally finding a loving home with a farming couple who rescue him. 

Watch White Fang on Netflix. 


To Be of Service

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Showcasing the strong bond between war veterans and their beloved dogs, this moving and informative documentary from Oscar nominee Josh Aronson shines a light on the positive impact that dogs have on the lives of veterans struggling with PTSD. 

Watch To Be of Service on Netflix.



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Sarah, a young teacher with a dormant love life inherits Patrick, her grandmother’s spoiled but adorable pug in this quirky live-action comedy from the UK. Taking care of a pampered pup is the last thing she needs, but Patrick ends up surprising her. 

Watch Patrick on Netflix. 


The Secret Life of Pets 2

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Picking up where the first one left off, this animated comedy-adventure flick sees Max the terrier head to the countryside where he meets farm dog Rooster who helps him build his confidence. 

Watch The Secret Life of Pets 2 on Netflix.



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When a case goes sideways, loner police officer Michael Dooley (played James Belushi) is assigned a partner – Jerry Lee, a dog. The two team up to take down a notorious drug kingpin. 

Watch K-9 on Netflix.


Arctic Dogs

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When ambitious delivery fox Swifty stumbles upon an evil scheme to melt the Arctic, he assembles a ragtag crew to save the planet. 

Watch Arctic Dogs on Netflix.


Pick of the Litter

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Following the lives of five Labrador puppies as they train to become service dogs for those with visual impairment, this insightful documentary highlights what it takes to become a service dog giving viewers a look at their entire 20-month training period. 

Watch Pick of the Litter on Netflix. 



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Based on a true story, this heartfelt drama tells the story of Wasao, a large, abandoned akita who embarks on a journey across Japan in search of his owner. 

Watch Wasao on Netflix. 


Life In The Doghouse

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In this heart-warming documentary, a couple operate a bustling dog rescue out of their home with the aim to give the neediest pups a safe space to flourish. 

Watch Life In The Doghouse on Netflix. 


Pup Star

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When Tiny, a Yorkshire Terrier with big dreams and a good chance of winning a televised singing competition is dog-napped, she must enlist the help of new friend Charlie to help her get home, also meeting other music-loving dogs along the way. 

Watch Pup Star on Netflix.


Pup Star: Better 2Gether

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In the second installment of the Pup Star franchise, Tiny the Yorkie wins the Pup Star singing competition and gets a taste of international fame. However, as the time for the national competition nears Tiny finds herself unexpected swapped out for a street dog named Scrappy due to a bitter rival’s schemes. 

Watch Pup Star : Better 2gether on Netflix.


Pup Star : World Tour

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Tiny has become a celebrity judge for the inaugural Pup Star World Tour, in the third Pup Star movie. But what she doesn’t know is that three conspirators are working together behind the scenes to ruin the tour for Tiny. 

Watch Pup Star : World Tour on Netflix. 


Puppy Star Christmas

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In this Christmas installment of the Pup Star franchise, the pooches stumble upon a rival team’s nefarious plans to ruin Christmas and end up taking a trip to the North Pole to try and save Christmas. 

Watch Puppy Star Christmas on Netflix.



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This emotional docuseries explores the heart-warming bonds that develop between dogs and their caregivers in all circumstances of life. 

Watch Dogs on Netflix. 



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In this family-centric live-action, a father reluctantly lets his kids keep a St Bernard pup who soon becomes an energetic force of destruction and love. 

Watch Beethoven on Netflix. 

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