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First Dog (2010)

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A foster boy is befriended by a lost dog who turns out to belong to the President of the United States. The boy decides to run away from the foster home to return the canine to the White House -- "Because it's the right thing to do!"

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President of the United States
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John-Paul Howard ...
Little Bear ...
Teddy - The First Dog
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Big Mike
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Henderson
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Paula Nelson ...
Herself
Kerry Wallum ...
Band Manager (KW) / The Paula Nelson Band
Alexander Yurchikov ...
Agent Morello (as Sasha Yurchikov)
Bill Heiser ...
Corbin Timbrook ...
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While US president Barrett opens a school bearing his name, his inseparable dog Teddy gets lost in the commotion when a gun is fired at its master. To avoid a press scandal, the matter is kept discrete. The dog wanders off to a country orphanage, where Teddy chooses as new master Danny Milbright, a shy boy who never seems to be considered for adoption but has a strong sense of justice, impelling him to return Teddy to his master. It proves an eventful journey all the way to D.C. Written by KGF Vissers

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In Dog We Trust

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15 December 2012 (Belgium)  »

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Baskanin Köpegi  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dick Van Patten plays one of the Natural Balance Pet Foods truckers in Ottowa, Ohio, who drive to California. See more »

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Fantastic heartwarming film with great morals!
4 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw "First Dog" at the Newport beach film festival. It was a precious film with great morals and a wonderful story line. Normally I am not a crier but for some reason I was effected. That is what a great story and great actors do. They effect human beings by shedding light on subject matters that are going on in the world.

It is amazing how Danny, Big Mike and Teddy all become inner connected by one thing. They all have lost their family in someway, shape, and form. By uniting as a team they are able to resolve obstacles that lie ahead in order to "Do the right thing" and return Teddy to his owner...the President of the United States.

If anyone has not had a chance to see this movie at the festivals it is available at Walmart and Netflix. I can not wait to share this film with my family, friends and even strangers!!

Thank you cast and crew for putting together a great film.


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