A woman and her cat enjoying the best Hallmark Christmas movies.

Top 5 Best Hallmark Christmas Movies with Pets

There’s nothing quite like snuggling up with a loved one to watch a Christmas movie. While humans make great cuddle buddies, there’s something special about watching a holiday film with a four-legged friend. Perhaps it’s the unconditional love and support that pets offer or the way they add an extra touch of warmth on a cold winter night. So if you’re looking for some holiday cheer this season, be sure to curl up with your pet and enjoy any of these our top five best Hallmark Christmas movies (with pets, of course)!

Best Hallmark Christmas Movie - Nine Lives of ChristmasBest Hallmark Christmas Movie #5 – The Nine Lives Of Christmas

A bachelor named Zachary prefers to be left alone, but when a stray tabby cat named Ambrose makes his way into the fireman’s life, he starts to see that maybe having someone else around might not be so bad. A veterinary student named Marilee helps teach Zachary how to care for a cat, and any Hallmark movie lover can predict what comes next!


Best Hallmark Christmas Movie - Christmas with TuckerBest Hallmark Christmas Movie #4 – Christmas With Tucker

Living on a Kansas farm with his grandparents, 13-year-old George struggles with the loss of his father and mother. Then, after a neighbor is imprisoned, it’s up to George to care for his dog, Tucker. Thankfully Tucker is a heartwarming source of emotional support during this difficult time for the boy, and with the help of his pooch and grandfather, this tearjerker just might have a happy ending!


Best Hallmark Christmas Movie - Christmas Wedding TailBest Hallmark Christmas Movie #3 – A Christmas Wedding Tail

Who doesn’t love a tale (tail) of puppy love? In A Christmas Wedding Tail, a labrador named Rusty and a poodle named Cheri fall in love and are determined to live the rest of their lives together. To do so, they’ll need to get their owners to give in to romance as well! Love is a tricky game, though, and it’s up to Rusty and Cheri to make their owners get together and stay together!


Best Hallmark Christmas Movie - Dog Named ChristmasBest Hallmark Christmas Movie #2 – A Dog Named Christmas

When 20-year-old Todd, a young man with a mental disability living with his parents, heard that the animal shelter was looking for families to foster a dog, he signed up right away. He chooses a friendly yellow lab, whom he names Christmas. Todd’s family literally and emotionally grows when he brings Christmas home. The boy demonstrates that he can take care of the dog by himself and inspires his parents to love a new member of the family.


Best Hallmark Christmas Movie - Nine Kittens of ChristmasBest Hallmark Christmas Movie #1 – The Nine Kittens Of Christmas

You guessed it, The Nine Kittens of Christmas is a sequel to the first film on our list! Seven years have passed since the events of The Nine Lives of Christmas (no spoilers as to what happens); now Zachary is a Firehouse Captain, and Marilee is a Veterinarian and owner of a vet clinic. The pair team up to host a series of adopt-a-thons at the town’s Christmas events after Zachary discovers a box with nine adorable kittens at the fire station. What happens next is a Christmas miracle!


Merry Christmas from Longwood Vet Center!

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than cuddling up on the couch with a warm blanket, some hot cocoa, and your favorite furry friend to watch a heartwarming Hallmark movie? And let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a good Hallmark Christmas movie? They’re the perfect blend of predictable and feel-good, which is exactly what we need during this hectic time of year. So next time you’re feeling stressed out and in need of some Christmas cheer, curl up with your pet and enjoy any of these Hallmark movies. Trust us— it’ll be just what you need!