Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Dog Who Saved the Holidays is a family Christmas comedy that relies heavily on recurring flatulence in lieu of actual punch lines. There are some insults ("don't be so thick" and "dummy") as well as mild violence (a mobster makes a verbal threat to cut off the thumbs of some men if they don't commit a burglary for him). There are some cute montages of dogs frolicking and some positive lessons about the importance of family, but fart jokes dominate.
A mobster makes a verbal threat to cut off the thumbs of some men if they don't commit a burglary for him. A man slaps another man repeatedly.
Mild insults, such as "don't be so thick" and "dummy." Occasional rude language, such as a reference to "mudwrestling barmaids blindfolded," and recurring instances of rude humor involving flatulence.
Offers positive messages about family time, getting along, and teamwork.
Drugs / Tobacco /
One instance of casual drinking of wine, but it's not to excess.