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Hotel for Dogs

A welcome upgrade in 'Hotel for Dogs'

Emma Roberts (left) and Jake T. Austin star in ''Hotel for Dogs,'' based on a children's book from 1971. Emma Roberts (left) and Jake T. Austin star in ''Hotel for Dogs,'' based on a children's book from 1971. (Jaimie Trueblood)
By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / January 16, 2009

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If you or your kids have a soft spot for any kind of dog, "Hotel for Dogs" wants to jump in your lap and slobber up your face. Mastiffs, poodles, bearded collies, Boston terriers (go team), and Dobermans are all present and accounted for; there's even a shaggy Italian spinone running through a few scenes. No pit bulls, though - ... (Full article: 370 words)

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