Hot Take: Pick of the Litter | Movie Hot Take
Hot Take: I'm not a dog lover but even I couldn't help but adore the story of 5 puppies groomed to potentially be service dogs for the blind. An adorable, inspiring story. 2018 has been an amazing year for documentaries. While Won't You Be My Neighbor? gave us some insight on one of the icons of child edutainment and Three Identical Strangers told the remarkable, shocking story of triplets separated at birth, there was something about Pick of the Litter, the story of 5 puppies -- Patriot, Primrose, Poppet, Potomac and Phil -- born and bred to be guide dogs for the blind, that elevated the documentary just above those impressive documentaries. Maybe it was the adorable, fluffy pups but it was more the remarkable effort put in by everyone involved to get these puppies to the point where they can help their blind beneficiary enjoy a more fulfilled life as the fully trained and certified pups take away some of their blind owner's walking limitations. Pick of the Litter starts at birth and