3-D animated-family adventure that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Jock the Hero Dog is a 2011 South African-American computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Duncan MacNeillie. It features the voices of Bryan Adams, Donald Sutherland, Helen Hunt, Ted Danson, Desmond Tutu, Mandy Patinkin and William Baldwin. It is loosely based on the 1907 book Jock of the Bushveld by Sir James Percy FitzPatrick. Jock the Hero Dog is a family animated adventure that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a young man and his best friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Narrated by Donald Sutherland, the story takes place in the beautiful outback of South Africa. Through a series of life-lessons and bonging experiences, Jock, the runt of the litter, grows to become a beloved and trusted companion, a bold adventurer, and a living embodiment of the power of courage, self-belief and redemption.