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Togo (2019)

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In 1925, a number of mushers along with their dog sled teams were involved in an effort to deliver antitoxins to diphtheria sufferers in the city of Nome, Alaska and the surrounding areas. Many, if not most, of those infected were children. This event became a national news story and one of the dogs named Balto became a national hero. A statue of him was erected in Central Park, New York, and even an animated film based on him was released in 1995.

Granted, loosely-based.

However, director Ericson Core, tells us in this film about one of the forgotten canine heroes of this adventure: Togo. Is the film worth checking out? Read on to find out!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Greyfriars Bobby (1961)

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In 19th-century Scotland, a Skye Terrier later known as Greyfriars Bobby, famously spent 14 years guarding his owner’s grave until his own death. A statue of the dog was later erected in his memory and his story became famous throughout Scotland. In 1912, Eleanor Atkinson wrote a novel based on the story and in 1961, Disney released a live-action film based on the book. Is it any good? Read on to find out!

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