Watch a Dog Trainer Fact-check Dog Movies


In Vulture’s video series, Expert Witness, we ask scientists, historians, and other professionals to give Hollywood movies a good old-fashioned fact-check.

If you’re a dog person, or really anyone with a heart, there’s nothing quite like watching a canine take center stage. Don’t worry! We didn’t choose any movies where the dog dies! Instead, we asked dog trainer and animal behavior expert Andrea Arden to fact-check some scenes from iconic dog movies. Can a dog really play basketball? Was Turner in the wrong for being mad at Hooch’s nighttime barking?

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We Asked a Dog Trainer to Fact-check Dog Movies