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The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)

G | | Family | 1 November 2005 (USA)
A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

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A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.

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12 chiens de Noël  »

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Even though it was filmed during May in Maine, most of the snow had to be trucked in from the local ski resort and entire yards had snow shoveled onto them. See more »

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No animals were harmed in the making of this film... only producers. See more »

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Followed by 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue (2012) See more »

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A heart warming family movie!
20 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My husband and I enjoyed watching The 12 Dogs of Christmas. Not only were we impressed with the vintage feel, character development and wonderful display of dogs we were impressed with Eric Lutes, my husbands brother who played the coach. The next morning we tested the movie on our 3 year old daughter. She and her 14 month old brother were totally delighted! Often she would gleefully shout out Uncle Eggie!, Uncle Eggie!

I do hope folks spread the word about this endearing movie. Oh, our local Walmart in Vermont was sold out of the DVD's!

Happy Holidays! ~The Lutes Family


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