Comedy · An iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, between a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an. Red Dog. The real story. Gefällt Mal · 88 Personen sprechen darüber. Red Dog is a real life Australian story. And like all good Australian stories. RED DOG: True Blue director Kriv Stenders hopes Australian kids based on the true story of the wandering red kelpie who won hearts across.