A Dog’s Purpose preview


A Dog’s Purpose hit theaters January 2017.

Gracie Thies, News editor

    Did you cry and laugh in the movie Marley & Me? Well, you may have just found a match movie made in heaven. A Goodreads Choice Award nominee for Fiction book, A Dog’s Purpose is any dog lover’s dream of a movie.

     A movie that tells the story of a dog named Bailey that is reincarnated several times throughout the movie and lets you experience a dog’s life through their eyes. Bailey talks about his purpose in life and if he will ever find it. After each owner, he realizes that he has a purpose and maybe it’s about making people around him  happy.Whether it’s going on adventures with his buddy Ethan, saving lives or riding with the firefighters, Bailey has really done and seen it all.

     The cast includes Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, Juliet Rylance, and Britt robertson. As you come along for a dog’s journey, there is no doubt that there will be laughter and heartbreak.

     “I’m so excited to see the movie because any dog movie is a good movie. I watched Marley & Me and I cried, so hopefully that doesn’t happen this time,” said Jordan Andrews (‘17).

     As it’s said in the movie, “if I can get you licking and loving, I have my purpose.” Ultimately, if you believe that a dog is a man’s best friend, then this is the movie for you. The movie enters theatres January 27.

     And maybe you can even get a few of your furry friends to tag along for the ride, just sneak them past when no one is looking.