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Great Horror Movies Where the Dog Doesn’t Die
Dogs are friendly, loving, playful, and usually have good instincts on whether or not someone can be trusted. Unfortunately, dogs are also often targeted in horror movies as either victims or killers. If you love dogs and want to watch a good horror flick where the dog lives to the end, you're in the right place.
The Amityville Horror
The Labrador-Pitbull mix Harry was not only helpful in signaling serious danger within the house, but he's also flat-out adorable. However, stick to the original "Amityville Horror," released in 1979, our furry friend does not fare as well in the 2005 remake.
Friday the 13th Part 2
One of the movie's counselors, Terry brings along her Shih Tzu named Muffin to get ready for a new camping season at Packanack Lodge. While Terry doesn’t survive Jason Vorhees’ attack, Muffin secures her place as the last girl standing.
Gizmo affectionately calls Barney, his canine companion, “Woof Woof.” Unfortunately, Barney ends up being the scapegoat for various mischievous acts committed by the other Mogwai but is eventually vindicated during the final confrontation between Gizmo, Billy, and the Mogwai leader Stripe.
The Lost Boys
Nanook, the Alaskan Malamute belonging to the Emerson brothers is arguably one of the best dogs to appear in any horror film. The film is not only a classic because it's a poignant coming-of-age story with vampires, but because of the heroics of Nanook, a dog that was too good for this world.