Check out PetsPyjamas top 10 dog-friendly films to watch at home with your canine companion...

With their favourite humans on tap 24:7, the nation’s dogs are living their best lives right now and in return, pets are giving back, with their own breed of therapy and companionship during these strange and uncertain times.

What better way to bond and make use of the extra time at home together than a few hours cosied up on the sofa for a cuddle and chill out. With this in mind, leading dog-friendly holiday company and pet lifestyle destination PetsPyjamas, shares 10 top dog-themed and feel-good movies to watch together – blanket, popcorn and dog treats optional!


Secret Life of Pets

Ever wonder your pets do when you’re not at home? This fantastic animated comedy gives a hilarious insight into what pets and their pals might get up to when their owners are not around. Plot – in a Manhattan apartment building, Max’s life as a favourite pet is turned upside-down, when his owner brings home sloppy mongrel Duke. They must put their quarrels aside when they learn that white bunny Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to wreak revenge.

Watch on NowTV and Sky Go


101 Dalmatians

A Disney classic filled with cute puppies and guaranteed to have adults and children oohing, ahhing, laughing and smiling throughout. Dogs might tilt their head curiously too – or jump behind a cushion when Cruella comes out! Plot – an evil high-fashion designer schemes to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

Watch on NowTV & Disney+

Lady and the Tramp

She’s blue ribbon, he’s back-street… and it’s love and laughter, ever after! Another Disney classic, this romantic tale will leave humans and hounds feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. Plot – Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady’s home make her decide to travel with him for a while. This turns out to be a bad move, as no dog is above the law.

Watch on Disney+



A doggie superhero is unleashed in this action-packed dog-fest. This little American white shepherd’s adventure will have viewed gripped to the screen. Plot – the canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

Watch on NowTV


A Dog’s Journey

Some friendships transcend lifetimes and this beautiful tale will have owners reaching for tissues and a dog, to cuddle. Plot – a dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

Watch on Amazon Prime Video

A Dog’s Way Home

There are some bonds no distance can break and this wholesome family story is emotional thrill-ride that deliver smiles and tears at every turn. Plot – as a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog meets a series of new friends and manages to bring a little bit of comfort and joy to their lives.

Watch on NowTV


Hotel for Dogs

This comedy of canine chaos will have viewers in stitches and the dog giving the TV inquisitive sniffs or the occasional bark! Plot – animals are strictly forbidden at Andi and her little brother Bruce’s foster home. But for Friday, the adorable dog they secretly care for, they’re ready to risk everything. They finally find him an ideal shelter, a huge abandoned hotel that Bruce transforms thanks to his engineering genius. In what has become an incredible paradise for dogs, Friday is soon joined by all kinds of furry friends. Andi and Bruce will have to call on all their friends and all their imagination to stop the hotel’s secret from being discovered.

Watch on Netflix


Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

This is a story of courage, adventure and friendship. The paw-fect adventure movie – join three pets on their amazing journey to find their owners. Plot – three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest to find their family. This journey across America is very dangerous and the animals risk never seeing their masters again. But they never give up!

Watch on Disney+


The head of the family is the one with the tail and in this iconic blockpupster, the whole family will fall in with slobbering St Bernard Beethoven. Plot – the Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This “hole” is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog… a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible side-line, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor’s list.

Watch on NowTV


The Queen’s Corgi

This clever animation is a super funny family film that is sure to keep everyone, including the fluffy one highly entertained! Plot – following the adventure of Rex (Jack Whitehall), the British monarch’s (Dame Julie Walters’) most beloved dog, who loses track of his mistress and stumbles across a clan with dogs of all kinds confronting and fighting each other. During his epic journey to return to the Queen, Rex falls in love and discovers his true self.

Watch on Netflix 

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