Do you love snuggling up on the couch with your furry best friend while watching movies about dogs? Of course, you do! We’ve done a little research and found the most popular dog movies for you to watch in 2022.

There are countless classic dog movies like Beethoven, Lassie Come Home, Lady and the Tramp, Marley & Me, Fox and the Hound, Benji, and so many more! But there also continue to be great new dog movies every year. Some of these movies were released in 2022, and some within the last few years. But all of these rank at the top of the charts for best dog movies to watch in 2022.

Best Dog Movies on Netflix in 2022

Do you love binge-watching great movies on Netflix? Here are a couple of the most popular films about pups to put on your “Watch List” this year.

Pick of the Litter 

“Pick of the Litter” is one of the most popular dog movies on Netflix this year! This documentary shows the challenges, training, and triumph of a litter of puppies training to become guide dogs for the blind. This rigorous two-year process has many ups and downs.. You’ll get to watch the amazing and dedicated trainers teach these pups how to guide and protect their humans. And in the end, not everyone makes the cut. Only the very best do—the pick of the litter.

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Life in the Doghouse

“Life in the Doghouse” is about two men who started a dog rescue in their own home. They have helped save the lives of over 10,000 dogs and have over 70 dogs in their home at any given time. Their ultimate goal is to take in, heal, and train the dogs seen as the least “desirable”—and then find new homes for them. But they vow that any dog who comes into their home will never see a dog shelter again. This is for you if you’re looking for a feel-good, inspirational movie to watch.

Best Dog Movies on Amazon Prime in 2022

If you have Amazon Prime, here are a couple of great dog movies that are sure to pull at your heartstrings.

A Dog’s Purpose

This movie will 100% make you cry. So get the tissue box ready! But don’t let that stop you from enjoying this beautiful story of a dog’s purpose in life. This movie is about the relationship between a dog, Bailey, and his owner, Ethan, and the giant impact our pets have on our lives. Bailey gets the chance to live multiple lifetimes as different dogs and with different owners. And as he learns a bit more about the meaning of life, he eventually finds his way back to his first owner and best friend. And if you love this movie, you should check out its sequel, “A Dog’s Journey.”

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The Call of the Wild

“The Call of the Wild is a great movie about the relationship between a dog and his human. There is adventure, obstacles to overcome, and danger to defeat. This dog and his human can do it all together. They protect each other and look out for each other. 

Best Dog Movies for Kids in 2022

Looking for some doggy movies you and your kids will love? Check out the popular hits below. Your whole family will be cracking up for hours!

DC League of Super-Pets 

“DC League of Super-Pets” is a hilarious, family-friendly movie about Superman’s Super-Dog, Krypto, and a group of shelter animals who are each given a different superpower. This rag-tag group of animals must form a team and work together to rescue Superman and the rest of the Justice League, who Superman’s nemesis, Lex Luthor, has kidnaped. This computer-animated movie has tons of great popular music, and the character voices are all done by well-known and well-loved famous actors. It’s a movie the whole family can enjoy. 

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The Secret Life of Pets 2

“The Secret Life of Pets 2” is the comical sequel to “The Secret Life of Pets.” Both are great movies for your kids and the entire family to enjoy together. Both films are about the lives that pets lead while their owners are out of the house. And this sequel is about the main character, Max, and his crazy adventures when he takes a trip with his family out to the countryside. You’ll definitely want to watch the sequel if you loved the first movie. 

The Best Must-See Dog Movie in 2022

If you’re looking for the all-time best dog movie this year, look no further!


The movie “DOG” is about two former Army Rangers. One is named Briggs, played by Channing Tatum. The other is Lulu, a Belgian Malinois dog. Briggs gets the task of bringing Lulu on a trip down the Pacific Coast so that he can get Lulu to her former handler’s funeral on time. Along the way, they will both have to learn to get along, survive a near-death adventure, and learn to deal with their traumas from the battlefield as they grow closer together. 

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Let the Movies Begin

These movies are sure to be a hit with you and your family. Whether you’re looking for a silly comedy or a total tear-jerker, this list has it all. All that’s left to do is round up the family—including your precious fur baby—pop the popcorn, and push play!

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