“The Dog Lover” follows Sara Gold (Allison Paige), a rising star at the United Animal Protection Agency (UAPA), a major animal rights organization that seeks to stop puppy mills and conducts animal rescues. When Sara is tasked to go undercover as a college intern at a suspected puppy mill run by the conservative, enigmatic Daniel Holloway (James Remar), she jumps at the chance to shine.
Though initially gruff and reluctant to get to know Sara, Daniel slowly warms up to her and she soon starts to fall for his son William (Jayson Blair). More importantly, she doesn’t see any signs of animal abuse. But when the UAPA and local law enforcement raid the farm and accuse Daniel of animal abuse, Sara is torn between doing what’s right and doing her job, between the family she’s grown to love and the organization she swore to protect.
The film also stars Lea Thompson (“Back to the Future”), Christina Moore (“90210”), Sherry Stringfield (“ER”), Michael King (“Last Resort”), and more. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below featuring Sara and William falling in love in a field of wild horses.
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The film is directed by Alex Ranarivelo, who previously directed the feature “Alpha Males Experiment,” which looks at how the behaviors of men and women have evolved very little since the caveman times. Meanwhile, star James Remar is best known for his performances in “The Warriors,” “48 Hrs.,” “The Cotton Club,” “Sex and the City” and more.
“The Dog Lover” is in theaters and On Demand today.