Hotel for Dogs ( 2009 )


Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But the kids have to do some quick thinking to keep the cops off their tails.

compassion 9/10

Strong themes of caring for animals in need.

teamwork 8/10

Characters work together to care for and protect dogs.

friendship 7/10

Friendship forms and grows among the characters and dogs.

responsibility 7/10

Characters take responsibility for the well-being of the dogs.

creativity 6/10

Innovative ideas to transform an abandoned building into a dog hotel.

violence 3/10

Mild moments of peril and some chasing scenes.