'The Dog House': Release date, plot and all you need to know about the 'human-dog dating experience' on HBO Max

Viewers will hear stories behind the canines and their 'hooman' friends

                            'The Dog House': Release date, plot and all you need to know about the 'human-dog dating experience' on HBO Max

The new streaming service, HBO Max acquired the US streaming rights to 'The Dog House,' a series that Channel 4 began on September 5, 2019, in the UK. The show shows different dogs as they are presented in front of new prospective owners, who's own need for a furry friend shines bright. If you're an animal lover or are an advocate for rescuing animals, this show will definitely bring you some laughs and tears. With the synopsis calling the show a "human-dog dating experience," viewers will hear stories behind the canines and their new 'hooman' friends. Here is what we know of it's upcoming US release.

Release date

The first season of 'The Dog House' has eight parts that release on July 30, 2020.


The official synopsis reads, "There are nearly nine million dogs in Britain – but finding the right homes for them isn’t always easy. Set inside a rural British Dog Rescue Centre famous for its commitment to matching homeless dogs with new owners, this series bears witness to the joy, comedy, and pathos of the human-dog dating experience. Each of the eight episodes records the arrivals of unwanted pets complete with heart-rending tales of abandonment. At the same time, they tell stories of dog-hungry humans – families, couples, singletons – all carrying their own baggage of poignant and touching backstory and hoping their lives might be transformed by the introduction of a new four-legged friend. The climax of each story is the theatre of the meet. Multiple fixed cameras mounted inside a special pen observe every beat of the first meetings between the dogs and their prospective new owners."


Perry Fitzpatrick

Most may remember Fitzpatrick for his roles as Adam in 'I Am' (2019), Flip in 'This is England '90' (2015), and Chris Webster in 'Downton Abbey' (2019). Accodring to IMDb, Fitzpatrick narrates for two episodes.


The series is directed by Tom Bowman, Anna Llewellyn, and Matt Wicks. It is produced by Five Mile Films for Channel 4.


The trailer is yet to be released, stay tuned for updates.

Where to watch

Catch 'The Dog House' on July 30, 2020, on HBO Max.

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