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 sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list. Written by
The head of the family is the one with the tail.
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Did You Know?
So incensed were the American Veterinary Association about the depiction of a vet as leader of a dog-napping ring, they fired off a letter of protest to Jack Valenti
, head of the Motion Picture Association of America. See more
When Alice looks out the window and sees Beethoven attacking the vet, There is no blood on Beethoven when she sees the attack. See more
Any kind of weirdness and Beethoven is gone!
Weirdness? What should I watch for, hon? Wearin' my clothes around the house?
Referenced in Beethoven's Big Break
Jimmy Olsen's Blues
Written by The Spindoctors
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