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Explore Mutual Rescue’s award-winning documentary shorts about rescue animals and the people they’ve saved

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Keema & Her Pack

Working with rescue dogs opens Keema’s heart as she struggles to cope with past abuse and discrimination.

Dog Abuse, Identity
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Bhuvana & Abhishek & Lollipop

As Bhuvana and Abhishek’s relationship hits unexpected turbulence, a shy rescue kitten named Lollipop insistently guides them to a safe harbor.

Cat Depression, Relationships
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Jade & Trubs

When a young girl with autism and an “unadoptable” shelter cat bond at first sight, both Jade and Trubs embark on a new journey together.

Cat Autism, Children, Disabilities
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Kim & Brian & Lana

Adopting an abandoned dog named Lana gives Kim and Brian unconditional love, companionship, and renewed hope during a period of grief and alienation.

Dog Grief, Relationships
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Sarah & Domino

A neglected dog named Domino saves Sarah’s life as she bravely struggles with opioid addiction and recovery.

Dog Depression, Grief
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Patrick & Grace

Patrick is an elite athlete who rescues an abused dog named Grace just before he suffers a stroke and is guided to rehabilitation by his wounded canine companion.

Dog Stroke, Rehabilitation
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Mike & Abbie

Mike, a young man adrift, and a traumatized rescue puppy named Abbie find joy, adventure, and purpose together through surfing.

Dog Depression, Purpose
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Jessi & Andi

During a period of depression and isolation, Jessi sees a photo of Andi, the “pitiful” shelter dog she adopts who gently leads her toward a bright future.

Dog Depression, Grief
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Josh & Scout

When their paths cross, Josh, a despondent solider, and a feral kitten called Scout form a lifesaving bond.

Cat PTSD, Purpose
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Tracy & Jack

After a horse-riding accident, Tracy adopts a severely injured dog, Jack, who teaches her about living joyfully, regardless of disabilities.

Dog Disabilities, Rehabilitation
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Kylie & Liza

Kylie, a child with cancer, is comforted in her last days by an angel in the form of a rescue kitten she names Liza, who then helps the grieving family.

Cat Cancer, Children, Grief
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Eric & Peety

Depressed, isolated, and in declining health, Eric adopts a lonely shelter dog named Peety—and their lives improve dramatically.

Dog Diabetes, Weight
  • Mutual Rescue’s films consistently hit the right notes.”
    Jemima Robinson, Founder & CEO of Adventure Reels, Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Australia, Radical Reels, Ocean Film Festival, Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour, Top Dog Film Festival
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