Most Heartwarming Movies About Guide Dogs and Military Dogs

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Can't get enough of these furry friends.

Obsessed with dogs, maybe even service dogs specifically? Well, you're in for a real treat.

These are the best films to watch for a real look at a guide dogs journey, as well as the training and hardships military service dogs must go through.

Scroll through our list to find the movie you need to watch next!

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Based on a true story and starring Kate Mara, this film tells the story of a young Marine who has recently enlisted. She gains a very strong relationship with her service dog, who helped save lives in Iraq during their deployment.

Pick of the Litter

This documentary film follows the life of guide dogs from birth to retirement. It shows the training, challenges, and bonding that goes behind training a guide dog as well as needing one.

The film follows the dogs who go through a breeding and training program that prepares them to help the visually impaired.

Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog

This movie follows the life of a Labrador named Quill, who is trained to be a seeing eye dog by a couple who volunteer their lives to train puppies to become guide dogs.

Once Quill gets older he is taken to guide dog school, where he is placed with a blind and bad tempered man. The film follows their relationship and how Quill must gain the trust of his new owner.

Finding Rin Tin Tin

This film, which stars Tyler Jensen, tells a true story of a German Shepard service dog in World War I. An American pilot comes across this pup and brings him to America, where he becomes a rising star in Hollywood films.


After his owner dies in the line of duty, Max is adopted by his former handler's family. The movie follows the bonding process this pup and his new pack deal with after a traumatic experience brings them together.