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Overall B+

Deputy District Attorney Dave Douglas (Tim Allen) gets a dog's-eye-view of his work and home life after he is bitten by a stray pup befriended by his kids (Zena Grey and Spencer Breslin), and finds himself suddenly morphing from a man into a mutt.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B
Profanity A-
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor.

Why is The Shaggy Dog rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Shaggy Dog is rated PG for for some mild rude humor.

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The film opens with a military-like invasion of a Tibetan town where a dog is kidnapped. Using unscrupulous methods, two scientists then run a series of tests on the canine. Later a man is injected with a paralyzing drug. After being bitten by an animal, a man develops dog-like inclinations including urination habits. At a park, a group of dogs sniff each other. In an elevator, a security dog forcefully smells a man’s buttocks. A boy is tackled during a sporting event. Two children worry their parents are planning to separate.

The Shaggy Dog
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G