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You *need* to watch these adorable movies for National Pet Day

It's National Pet Day—and there is no better way to celebrate than by watching some of the cutest pet movies of all time! We've rounded up five feel-good movies to watch for National Pet Day (with your furry friend, ofc).

1. The Secret Life of Pets

Starting off with a no-brainer, The Secret Life of Pets is a must-watch. Follow along as Max goes on a wild adventure with his newfound friends. This funny, cartoon comedy features big names such as Kevin Hart and Eric Stonestreet.

2. Hotel for Dogs

If you're a dog lover, we've got the pick for you: Hotel for Dogs is fabulous pet movie loaded with lots of cuteness. The film was adapted from the original book and will leave you with a big smile on your face. (We bet your own pup will heart watching, too.)

3. Lady and the Tramp

This classic Disney film is the perfect watch for National Pet Day! Check out the 1955 original or the new version on Disney+. Bonus points if you make a plate of spaghetti to enjoy while you watch.

4. The Aristocats

Following the Disney theme, the Aristocats is another fun classic to watch. Complete with funny characters and great music, this movie is a quick film to view with family or friends! 

5. A Dog's Way Home

This heartfelt film tells the story of Bella, who travels hundreds of miles to find her owner. Based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron, there won't be a dry eye in the house after watching this movie. 

What movie are you watching for National Pet Day? Let us know on Twitter @girlslifemag!

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by Hannah Kennedy | 4/11/2023