It's that time of year when the sun is shining down, and you want to just chill out in the A.C. and watch some TV with your pooch. Disney+ has got you covered when it comes to what to watch with your best friend during these dog days of summer.
As you cool off from that midsummer heatwave, you and your pet will fall in love with these classic shows and films, from films featuring funny canines to shows all about precious puppies to some of the famous Disneydogs.
'101 Dalmatians' (1961)
During certain scenes of this Disney classic, you may need to cover your dog's eyes, but not before he notices all one hundred and one pups scamper across the television screen.
101 Dalmatians was first released in 1961 and has since spun off sequels and remakes. It centers on a large family of dalmatians being sought after by the evil Cruella de Vil, a fashion designer who wishes to skin the puppies to make black-spotted fur coats.
'Dug Days' (2009)
This iconic Pixar pup from Up stars in his own Disney+ series, which launched on the streaming service in 2021, only days after the passing of one of its stars, Ed Asner.
Bob Peterson as Dug and Asner as Carl discussed their adventures as they returned home after their trip to Paradise Falls, picking up right where the film left off.
'Life Is Ruff' (2005)
Life Is Ruff, a film based on the Disney Channel's original movies from the 2000s, has premiered on the Disney Channel, along with actors such as That's So Raven, Khay Panabaker, and Hannah Montana's Mitchel Musso.
Calvin Massey adopts a pooch named Tyco in hopes of winning the cash prize, but falls in love with the dog in the process.
'Puppy Dog Pals'
Bingo and Rolly, the lead dogs on Disney Junior's Puppy Dog Pals, may be a great summer escape for all the puppies out there who prefer to keep cool indoors this summer.
Bingo and Rolly go on their wacky adventures around the globe, usually all in an effort to help their owner Bob or their feline sister Hissy. And if your pups complete all five seasons of Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals, they may find more Bingo and Rolly in the series of shorts Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals.
Bolt, a 2008 animated film starring famous actors like John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, and Chloe Grace Moretz, is the perfect way to close a summer evening with your pooch.
After having starred in a television show for the majority of his life, Travolta plays Bolt, a dog who embarks on an expedition to find his original owner. Penny and Cyrus are played by both men.
'The Fox and The Hound' (1981)
The Fox and the Hound is a Disney classic that stars Kurt Russell and Mickey Rooney.
Copper and Tod, a fox named Tod, became best friends as puppies, before putting their friendship to the test as they grow up and apart.
'Lady and the Tramp' (1955)
Lady and Tramp are two of the most memorable Disney dogs, having starred in their very own film in 1955, and a 2001 direct-to-video sequel Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure.
Lady and the Tramp is a funny love story between a pampered pooch named Lady and a stray dog named Tramp, who has one of the most iconic dinners in cinema history during their date at Tony's.
'Dog With A Blog'
As you watch its three seasons on Disney+, you and your dog will fall in love with a sitcom this summer.
The plot follows a mixed family whose unknown activities are all documented in an online blog written by their dog Stan, who is voiced by I'm in the Band star Stephen Full.
'Lilo And Stitch' (2002)
Stitch may not be a real dog, but he's certainly considered a "Disney dog" by Lilo for being the loving pet that Lilo and Stitch adopts in them.
Because of its beautiful, animated environment of Hawaii, this film will have you feeling all of those puppy love feelings along with the summertime fun.
'Society Dog Show' (1939)
Pluto, Mickey's best pal, is featured in this classic short that includes the most famous Disney dog of all time. Society Dog Show is the 104th short in the Mickey Mouse series and the first to feature Pluto's love interest, Fifi.
Mickey's wild adventures as he enters Pluto into several categories of a dog show are followed by the short, while Pluto's only interest is wooing a female show dog named Fifi.