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12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue

When Emma (Danielle Chuchran) returns to Doverville to attend a funeral, she discovers the passing of her friend has left in jeopardy her dog orphanage. Joining forces with her friend's son (Skyler Holman), the pair set out to rescue the puppies. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 102
Theater Release:
Video Release: 09 Oct 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is 12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue Rated PG?

Violence: A car accident is depicted, which includes an explosion and results in sever injury (no blood is shown). Dogs are trapped, but later rescued, from a burning building. A character’s death is discussed, and rabies is suggested as a factor. Characters talk about euthanizing animals. A character is locked in a small room. Adult characters are manipulated by other townsfolk.

Sexual Content: Brief kissing and mild flirtation is depicted between teens. Some female cheerleaders wear short skirts and dancer in the Christmas production.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Medical equipment and syringes are shown. Use of performance enhancing drugs on racing dogs is implied.

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