The Best Dog TV Shows on Free Services
Finding a good Dog TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Dog TV shows of all time streaming on Free Services.
What it's about: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Where to Watch: 10 episodes (4%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 264 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & CBS All Access). 264 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
2. Blue's Clues
What it's about: Blue's Clues is an American children's television show that premiered on September 8, 1996 on the cable television network Nickelodeon, and ran for ten years, until August 6, 2006. Producers Angela Santomero, Todd Kessler and Traci Paige Johnson combined concepts from child development and early-childhood education with innovative animation and production techniques that helped their viewers learn. It was hosted originally by Steve Burns, who left in 2002 to pursue a music career, and later by Donovan Patton. Burns was a crucial reason for the show's success, and rumors that surrounded his departure were an indication of the show's emergence as a cultural phenomenon. Blue's Clues became the highest-rated show for preschoolers on American commercial television and was crucial to Nickelodeon's growth. It has been called "one of the most successful, critically acclaimed, and ground-breaking preschool television series of all time". A spin-off called Blue's Room premiered in 2004. The show's producers and creators presented material in narrative format instead of the more traditional magazine format, used repetition to reinforce its curriculum, and structured every episode the same way. They used research about child development and young children's viewing habits that had been conducted in the thirty years since the debut of Sesame Street in the U.S. They revolutionized the genre by inviting their viewers' involvement. Research was part of the creative and decision-making process in the production of the show, and was integrated into all aspects and stages of the creative process. Blue's Clues was the first cutout animation series for preschoolers, and resembled a storybook in its use of primary colors and its simple construction paper shapes of familiar objects with varied colors and textures. Its home-based setting was familiar to American children, but had a look unlike other children's TV shows. A live production of Blue's Clues, which used many of the production innovations developed by the show's creators, toured the U.S. starting in 1999. As of 2002, over 2 million people had attended over 1,000 performances.
Where to Watch: 31 episodes (20%) are available to watch free online (Nick Jr & Vudu). 148 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. Paw Patrol
What it's about: A group of six rescue dogs, led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder, has adventures in "PAW Patrol." The heroic pups, who believe "no job is too big, no pup is too small," work together to protect the community. Among the members of the group are firedog Marshall, police pup Chase, and fearless Skye. All of the animals have special skills, gadgets and vehicles that help them on their rescue missions. Whether rescuing a kitten or saving a train from a rockslide, the PAW Patrol is always up for the challenge while also making sure there's time for a game or a laugh.
Where to Watch: 1 episodes (0%) are available to watch free online (Nick Jr). 21 episodes (6%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV). 243 episodes (65%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).
4. Puppy Dog Pals
What it's about: Fun-loving pug puppies, brothers Bingo and Rolly, have thrill-seeking appetites that take them on exhilarating adventures in their neighborhood and around the globe.
Where to Watch: 7 episodes (5%) are available to watch free online (Disney, Disney JR & DisneyNOW). 21 episodes (15%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Disney+). 29 episodes (21%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Disney JR, Disney & DisneyNOW). 65 episodes (47%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
5. Pound Puppies
What it's about: Lucky, Cookie and the rest of the dogs in Shelter 17 have an important secret mission: to help every dog that comes to the pound find a new home.
Where to Watch: 65 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 65 episodes (96%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
What it's about: Dogstar is an Australian children's animated television program produced by Media World Pictures which first screened on the Nine Network and then Disney Channel Australia. There are 26 episodes in each season.Dogstar was produced by Colin South and Ross Hutchens, written by Doug MacLeod and Philip Dalkin, designed by Scott Vanden Bosch and directed by Aaron Davies. Editing and special effects were done by Merlin Cornish and the music was composed by Yuri Worontschak.
Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (SnagFilms).
7. The Adventures of Champion
What it's about: The Adventures of Champion follow a wild stallion named Champion, who remarkably becomes friends with a young boy named Ricky North.The show followed the boy and the horse as they went on crazy adventures in the Southern West during the late 1800s.
Where to Watch: 23 episodes (88%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 23 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Best Ever).