Tuesday, December 15, 2009

A Dog Named Christmas (Movie Review)

Both Gerard and I really liked the movie, "A Dog Named Christmas" that we watched on the Hallmark channel recently. We taped it and I didn't even delete it because I think we may even want to watch it again next year, it was that good!

It's about a family that goes ahead and takes a dog from a shelter home for just the holidays. Animal shelters actually have programs like this for people to just take home a dog for the holidays so they can be with a family for Christmas. Then they can bring the dog back after Christmas or keep the dog if they choose to do so.

In the movie the father was against participating, but the son and mother talked him into it. He had relationships with two dogs in his past and felt so bad when he lost them that he was afraid to let another dog into his life again and also wanted to protect his son from that pain of getting too attached and then having to give up the dog.

This is a delightful, heartwarming movie. Of course, it makes you pull for the dog and want to see the dad give in and keep it. Although there is a very sad part in the movie, I knew it would have a happy ending since it was a Hallmark movie.

Maybe a shelter near you has a program like this. Why not find out? If you haven't seen this movie, we highly recommend it. We both loved it!

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Freddae' said...

I love Hallmark movies. We recorded this one but haven't had the chance to watch it yet. It looks like its really good.

Just another SITS chic checking out your blog. Have a great day!!!

Jude said...

I also love the Christmas movies Hallmark shows and I saw that one and actually cried, but then I get really sappy over a lot of movies I see lately. That's a nice program, but would be so heart wrenching to actually return the poor little critters.

Elizabeth D. said...

I recorded this to and just haven't had a chance to watch it yet! I'm glad to hear it's a good one. Stopping by from SITS to say hello!

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Today i will see this movie and after that discus with you........

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