Does the Dog Die‪?‬ 17+

Emotional Trigger Database

Does the Dog Die, LLC.

    • 4.7 • 84 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Does seeing a dog die on screen leave you an emotional wreck for weeks? Does the Dog Die saves you from emotional turmoil by exposing which of your triggers are in movies, TV shows or books.

180+ triggers, including:

Animal Triggers
• dogs dying
• spiders
• horses dying
• cats dying
• animals (besides dog/cat/horse) dying
• dragons dying
• bugs
• snakes
• animal abuse
• dog fighting

Addiction Triggers
• drug use
• alcohol abuse
• addiction

Bodily Harm Triggers
• people being burned alive
• finger or toe mutilation
• shaving or cutting
• eye mutilation
• torture
• seizures
• teeth damage
• bones breaking
• heads getting squashed

Family Triggers
• kids dying
• parents dying
• cheating
• kidnapping

Gross Triggers
• farting or spitting
• vomiting

Medical Triggers
• needles or syringes are used
• hospital scenes
• cancer
• electro-therapy
• mental institutions

Mental Health Triggers
• people dying by suicide
• body dysmorphia
• self harming
• claustrophobic scenes
• eating disorders
• anxiety attacks
• gaslighting
• autism abuse

Noxious Triggers
• strobe effects
• shaky cam

Pregnancy Triggers
• miscarriages
• childbirth
• abortions
• pregnant woman deaths

Fear Triggers
• jumpscares
• clowns
• shower scenes
• ghosts
• demonic possession
• stalking

Sex Triggers
• sexual assault
• sexual content
• incest

Social Triggers
• LGBT people dying
• hate speech
• misgendering
• fat jokes
• black guy dies first
• ableism
• antisemitism
• homophobic slurs

Spoiler Triggers
• Santa (et al) spoilers
• sad endings

Violence Triggers
• car crashes
• blood or gore
• drownings
• planes crashing
• people getting hit by cars
• falling deaths
• child abuse
• domestic violence
• nuclear explosions
• hangings
• gun violence
• buried alive
• choking

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

MountaineerEngineer ,

Horror Fan and Anxiety Sufferer’s Best Friend

I absolutely love this app! I’m a big fan of horror movies of all kinds, and it’s really helpful for me to be able to skim through any upsetting triggers within these movies to either warn myself beforehand or just avoid the movie entirely. I love horror but sometimes there are just certain themes that I’d prefer to avoid, and this app makes it so easy to find movies I like that won’t trigger an anxiety attack. The user interface is really easy and simple to use. I really like that there’s a section for comments so users can explain a little more about each trigger if needed. I love that you can pin certain triggers so that they appear at the top of the list on each movie’s page. This app is totally worth the $3.99 (the website works well too, but the app is so convenient and streamlined without the ads). I have to imagine this app would be helpful for parents as well in the case of selecting appropriate movies for their kids (there’s even a “is Santa spoiled?” question on each movie’s page). I’m truly thankful for this app and highly, highly recommend it.

UncleDodes ,

Excited to Try

So far I love the app and the UI is intuitive. I like that it's pretty easy to find out what people think is appearing.

My only request would maybe be an auto filter option? So you can browse movie titles that you know will most likely be OK without having to go through each movie? Maybe having it be percent based, so if it's 5 yes and 95 no, it recognizes the discrepancy and allows it to be looked at closer? Whereas if it's 95 yes and 5 no, it recognizes that most people agree this trigger is there, so auto filter it. I think that would help the app be a staple in a lot of households. The app is convenient and helpful, but sorting through the 70+ triggers for multiple movies in a row can be tedious, so any way to filter faster would be great, especially when you don't know what to watch.

HairyPeaches ,

Thank you SO much

I absolutely love stories. I’ve been given some recommendations from friends and acquaintances, but they rarely tell me what’s going in the story.

I don’t care much about spoilers, truthfully I’m someone who enjoys spoilers, but sometimes I can’t read a summary online. Or sometimes my friends actively make sure I DON’T go looking for spoilers. I have things I’m uncomfortable with, and there were times where I consumed a piece of media and went catatonic because of content I wasn’t aware of, so this app is an absolute godsend.

Thank GOD for this. I managed to find some warnings even for more unpopular media! I’m so glad this app exists. I recommended it to a close friend who loves horror movies but is wary because they don’t know what’s in it.

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