List of fictional dogs in animation

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This is a list of fictional dogs in animation, and is subsidiary to the list of fictional dogs. It is a collection of various notable dogs that are featured in animated works including traditional animation, stop-motion animation, or CGI/computer animation.

Name Origin Notes
Astro The Jetsons Despite being clumsy and dim-witted, was very loyal (to a fault) to the Jetsons. He was more advanced than present-day dogs, in that he had a rudimentary grasp of the English language, albeit with r's in many places they shouldn't be, or replacing other letters. For example, "I love you, George" would be "I ruv roo, Reorge".
Bandit Jonny Quest Bandit was/is a white dog whose breed was bulldog. The Jonny Quest TV series originally ran from 1964 to 1965.
Bimbo Fleischer Studios Bimbo first appeared in Fleischer's Out of the Inkwell series and was originally named Fitz. He later became the star of Fleischer's Talkartoons series, making his first appearance as Bimbo in Hot Dog (1930). Bimbo was relegated to a supporting character when his girlfriend, then drawn as a dog, Betty Boop became a more popular character.
The Beagle Boys DuckTales From the Scrooge McDuck universe. Created by Carl Barks, they are a gang of criminals who constantly try to rob Scrooge McDuck.
Belle Belle and Sebastian Belle ("Jolly" in the Japanese version) is a large white Great Pyrenees dog who escaped into the French countryside. She is gentle and warmhearted, but her attempts to help those in need are misunderstood. She is labeled "The White Monster" and the police are constantly on her tail.
Betty Boop Fleischer Studios Grim Natwick's creation, Betty Boop, first appeared as a supporting character to Bimbo in Dizzy Dishes in 1930. Betty Boop was first created as an anthropomorhic French Poodle[1] before evolving into human form.
Blitz Road Rovers Blitz is a team player but shows no proper respect to anyone but himself. His razor sharp teeth and claws can cut through anything. Has romantic feelings for Colleen, often met only with feigned oblivion, often followed in short order by physical violence on her part. He often states a desire to bite the behinds of his enemies.
Blue Blue's Clues A blue-spotted, blue-colored puppy. Every episode, she plays a game in which she tries to communicate something by leaving paw prints on three clues.
Bolivar Mickey Mouse A non-anthropomorphic St. Bernard dog belonging to Donald Duck. Features on the Disney short More Kittens.
Brain Inspector Gadget Inspector Gadget's and Penny's faithful pet dog and companion.
Brandy Brandy and Mr. Whiskers An anthropomorphic mixed breed dog. Her age is unknown as there is no mention of this in the series at any point.
Brian Family Guy A member of the Griffin family. He primarily works in the series as a struggling writer attempting essays, books, novels, screenplays and newspaper articles.
Bruno Cinderella A crimson bloodhound dog belong to Cinderella. He turned into a human footman for taking Cinderella to the ball by her Fairy Godmother.
Buford Buford and the Galloping Ghost Buford is a smart but sleepy bloodhound who lives deep in the murky swamp county of Fenokee. He teams up with two teenagers, Cindy Mae and her older brother Woody, and the trio solves confusing mysteries that baffle Sheriff Muletrain Pettigrew and his overeager, but dimwitted deputy Goofer McGee. Buford's abilities are expanded with ears that revolve like radar dishes, and his nose responds to clues like a geiger counter; he also howls his heart out when the moon comes out and has a running feud with a brown raccoon.
Buttons Animaniacs A dog that takes care of Mindy. He will follow Mindy where ever she goes trying to keep her out of trouble, which she is always getting in to. Buttons tries desperately to keep Mindy safe and he always succeeds, except he gets hurt and in trouble himself with Mindy's mom (and on rare occasions with her dad).
Buster Toy Story (mentioned only), Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3 Andy's pet Dachshund which he received as Christmas present, but prefers to follow Woody's orders, rather than Andy's.
Charlie All Dogs Go To Heaven A gambling, rugged, but still lovable German Sheppard.
Charlie Dog Looney Tunes Created by Chuck Jones who often pesters Porky Pig to be his owner.
Colleen Road Rovers A rough collie from the United Kingdom, and the only female in the group; Colleen is skilled in martial arts and is a trained medic.
Corneil Corneil and Bernie Corneil is a very intelligent dog that has the aility to speak, read, write, walk on two paws, etc. But he keeps his brilliance a secret (except for his dog-sitter Bernie) in fear that he may lose his simple dog life and be experimented on. His owners are very wealthy; as he lives in an extravagant home in the city. Corneil can be arrogant yet can be very cunning to get what he wants. He tends to challenge his brain through playing chess with computers, plays the violin in his spare time, and is very artistic.
Courage Courage the Cowardly Dog An overly frightened dog who lives in Nowhere, Kansas.
Deputy Dawg Deputy Dawg A deputy sheriff in the Mississippi bayous of the United States.
Dinah the Dachshund The Sleepwalker Pluto's affectionate and compassionate love interest.
Dog CatDog Very fun-loving and enjoys chasing garbage trucks, chasing cars, and exploring many things in which Cat does not want to take part.
Dogbert Dilbert Dilbert's evil genius dog
Doggie King of the Hill The Souphanousinphones' family dog.
Don Van Beuren Studios A short statured dog who is the best buddy of Waffles the Cat.
Doxie Dachshund Oswald the Lucky Rabbit The second pet dog of Oswald after Elmer the Great Dane.
Droopy Droopy From cartoons created by Tex Avery for MGM
Dudley T.U.F.F. Puppy He is the very heart and soul of T.U.F.F. even though he's an airheaded and hyperactive, white and black, mixed-breed, dog who usually wears nothing more than a shirt.
Dukey Johnny Test Anthropomorphic mutt owned by Johnny.
The Dog Family Dog
Fifi Open Season (film series) Though having a feminine name, he is a male poodle. Fifi serves as the antagonist in Open Season 2. In Open Season 3, he became an ally of the wild animals, the ones whom he was an enemy to previously.
Gaspard and Lisa Gaspard and Lisa Two best friends who engage in numerous adventures
Goliath Davey and Goliath A dog with audible thoughts, companion dog to Davey
Goofy Mickey Mouse universe One of Mickey Mouse's friends. A clumsy, dim-witted dog with human characteristics.
Goopy Geer Merrie Melodies A tall, lanky humanoid dog with scruffy whiskers and long, expressive ears.
Gromit Wallace and Gromit From Nick Park's Aardman Animations claymation films
Ham and Ex Looney Tunes A pair of St. Bernard pups. They at times served as Beans' nephews.
Hachi/Ichi Doraemon: Nobita Wannyan Space-Time Odyssey A non-anthropomorphic abandoned stray puppy voiced by Megumi Hayashibara
Hong Kong Phooey Hong Kong Phooey Also known as the janitor Henry.
Huckleberry Hound Huckleberry Hound A blue dog that speaks with a Southern drawl and has a relaxed, sweet, and well-intentioned personality. He first appeared in the series The Huckleberry Hound Show. Huckleberry Hound's southern drawl and laid back mannerisms bear close resemblance to the character "Southern Wolf" in the MGM cartoons including those produced by Hanna and Barbera.
Hunter Road Rovers Hunter is the leader of the Road Rovers. He possesses super speed, and is prone to listing a range of other "powers" such as super-loyalty, super-trust, and super-luck. He and Colleen have romantic feelings for each other.
Hector the Bulldog Looney Tunes A muscle-bound bulldog with gray fur and walks pigeon-toed. His face bears a perpetual scowl between two immense jowls. He wears a black collar with silver studs.
Jake Adventure Time Finn's sidekick, pet and adoptive brother.
Jasper Family Guy Brian's gay cousin.
Jenna Balto (film) Jenna is Balto's mate and mother of Kodi, Dingo, Saba and Aleu. She was voiced by Bridget Fonda in the first movie, and Jodi Benson in the two sequels.
Jerry the Tyke Jerry the Tyke A black and white dog from the silent era of British animation. Jerry is aware that he is a cartoon creation and interacts with his animator.
Junkers Junkers Come Here A talking schnauzer that grants three wishes to his owner Hiromi Nozawa.
Kipper Kipper the Dog Kipper is warm-hearted, friendly and curious.
Krypto Krypto the Superdog

A white labrador retriever, formerly Superman's pet on Krypton before it was destroyed. He has all of the powers of Superman, though some are heightened due to being a dog, such as his super hearing and sense of smell. Krypto also shares Superman's moral values and feelings, which has been used as a weakness against him in some cases.

Kyle Despicable Me Gru's ferocious, black, grey-eyed pet dog of an unknown species, which has the personality of a bulldog and the fang-like teeth of a piranha. At first, Kyle won't hesitate to take a bite of anything that looks food to him, also hates to be hugged by Agnes. Along with Gru, Kyle warms up over the course of the film; at the end, Kyle ends up not minding about sleeping with the girls, especially Agnes.
Ladybird King of the Hill The Hills' fourteen-year-old purebred Bloodhound. Her companionship temporarily relieved Hank's stress (and narrow urethra), allowing him to impregnate Peggy. Her mother was alleged to be one of the Bloodhounds who tracked down James Earl Ray. Hank is skeptical about breeding her until her thirteenth year, when he finally breaks down and attempts to stud her with one of Mr. Strickland's hounds. However, he then discovers that Ladybird has a narrow uterus—a gag to coincide with Hank's narrow urethra. In some episodes, it seems that Hank cares about Ladybird more than he does for Bobby, like in the episode "Hank's Choice", Hank kicks Bobby out of the house into a doghouse that was supposed to be for Ladybird, but it is doubtful that Ladybird would ever take Bobby's place. It is also revealed in "Doggone Crazy" that Ladybird had become deaf.
Loyal Heart Dog Care Bears One of the Care Bear Cousins. He has blue fur with a white heart-shaped patch over one eye, and his tummy symbol is a red heart-shaped medal.
Lucky Pound Puppies Lucky is the leader of the Shelter 17 Pound Puppies unit. He is the main character of the series. Lucky is a Golden Retriever/ German Shepherd mix. His job is to find homes for stray dogs. He is an alpha male, who has a calm & professional attitude. He secretly loves Cookie, a Boxer mix.
Marc Antony Looney Tunes Marc Antony is a burly bulldog that is usually brown with a tan belly and black ears, though his coloration varies in few shorts.
Max Goof Goof Troop Max Goof is the preteen son of the popular Disney character Goofy. He stars as a teenager in the spin-off movie A Goofy Movie and its direct-to-video sequel An Extremely Goofy Movie. In House of Mouse, he is old enough to be employed as a valet.
Mr. Peabody The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show Genius dog and history expert
Mr. Tadakichi Azumanga Daioh Chiyo Mihama's Great Pyrenees
Ms. Lion Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends A Lhasa Apso owned by the superheroine Firestar
Muttley Wacky Races Muttley is described as a mixed breed dog, identified in the Wacky Races segment "Dash to Delaware" as a mix of bloodhound, pointer, Airedale, and hunting dog; best known for his distinctive laugh, he is owned by accident-prone villain Dick Dastardly
Nana Peter Pan A St. Bernard dog owned by the Darling family and the children's nursemaid.
Nero Urban Vermin a scientifically enhanced cybernetic chihuahua. Zitzy decied to enhance him, to make him better, stronger, faster... But he is on GLF's side. He first appeared in "Dog of War".
New Brian Family Guy a minor character Border Collie who intended to replace Brian in the episode "The Man with Two Brians". He met his unfortunate end after Stewie found out about his teddy bear, Rupert, being raped.
Odie Garfield He is Garfield's best friend, and a kind but (slightly) unintelligent yellow-furred, brown-eared beagle/dachshund mix.
Peridot Jewelpet A yellow and green Papillon who symbolizes dream fulfillment. She wears a green hairclip shaped like a butterfly, and a yellow and green flower garland around her neck. Usually depending on the series, she is more notable due to her bilingual skills and athletics.
Porkchop Doug Porkchop is Doug Funnie's dog and best friend. He doesn't speak but acts like human in that he walks upright and has human-like mannerisms.
Pluto Mickey Mouse universe He is a light brown (most recently yellow), medium-sized, short-haired dog. Unlike Goofy, Pluto is not anthropomorphic beyond some characteristics such as facial expression. He is most often the companion of Mickey Mouse, although he first appeared as Minnie Mouse's dog Rover in the film The Picnic (1930).
Ren The Ren and Stimpy Show Ren is a psychotic Chihuahua who lives together with his best friend Stimpy, a Manx cat.
Reddy The Ruff & Reddy Show a dumb and stupid dog voiced by Daws Butler. First broadcast in December 1957 on NBC, it was the first television show produced by Hanna-Barbera and presented by Screen Gems, the television arm of Columbia Pictures (now Sony Pictures Television).
Ruff Ruffman Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Began in 2006 a game show dog host was established with the help of PBS Kids the network launched a new brand called PBS Kids GO!
Sam Sheepdog Looney Tunes a large, burly Berger the Brie (Briard Sheepdog) with white or tan fur and mop of red hair that usually covers his eyes. He very rarely runs and tends to be sedentary in his movements. He does, however, possess sufficient strength to incapacitate Ralph with a single punch once he catches him.
Santa's Little Helper The Simpsons He is the pet greyhound of the Simpson family. The dog was introduced in the first episode of the show, the 1989 Christmas special "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", in which his owner abandons him for finishing last in a greyhound race. Homer Simpson and his son Bart, who are at the race track in hope of earning some money for Christmas presents, see this and decide to adopt the dog.
Sapphie Jewelpet A yellow and blue Cavalier King Charles spaniel who symbolizes friendship. She wears a pink and blue flower tiara and a necklace shaped like a blue Treble Clef. The highest ranking Jewelpet in Jewel Land magic-wise, She is friendly and also studious, being a very good scientist and magician at the same time. One of the three main characters of the series.
Scud Toy Story Sid Phillips' vicious bull terrier who destroys toys.
Shiro Crayon Shin-Chan Shinchan Pet Dog white cute adorable trouble
Slinky Dog Toy Story, Toy Story 2, & Toy Story 3 One of Andy's toys.
Spike Tom and Jerry Bulldog from the cartoons.
Sparky The Fairly OddParents
Spunky Rocko's Modern Life Spunky (voiced by Carlos Alazraqui) is Rocko's dog. Though not explicitly stated on the show, Spunky resembles a Bull Terrier.
Scooby-Doo Scooby-Doo The title character in the Scooby-Doo animated television series created by the popular American animation company Hanna-Barbera. Scooby-Doo is the male dog and lifelong companion of Shaggy Rogers and in many iterations, including the original series, is regarded as a unique Great Dane dog who is able to speak in broken English, unlike most other dogs in his reality, and usually puts the letter R in front of words spoken.
Scooby-Dum Scooby-Doo Scooby-Dum is a supporting character in The Scooby Doo Show, voiced by Daws Butler.[2] Scooby-Dum, a Blue Merle Great Dane with spots and buck teeth is Scooby-Doo's slow-witted cousin/brother (his lineage is dubious because Shaggy has said that he is his brother on one occasion but also his cousin, though it is most likely that they are cousins). In the episode "The Chiller Diller Movie Thriller", his cousin Scooby-Dee stars.[3]
Scrappy Cornelius Doo Scooby-Doo A Great Dane puppy created by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1979, with the famous catchphrase Let Me At 'Em and is the nephew of Hanna-Barbera cartoon star Scooby-Doo. Scrappy has appeared in a number of the various incarnations of the Scooby-Doo cartoon series.[4][5]
Tyke Tom and Jerry Bulldog Spike's son from the cartoons.
Tetsunoshin Tetsunoshin Toy poodle Rumi's pet from anime
Toby the Pup MJ Winkler Productions A dog created by former Fleischer employees, hence the character's close similarity to Bimbo.
Underdog Underdog an anthropomorphic superhero. The premise was that "humble and lovable" Shoeshine Boy, a cartoon dog, was in truth the superhero Underdog. George S. Irving narrated, and comedy actor Wally Cox provided the voices of both Underdog and Shoeshine Boy.
Vinny Family Guy Brian's family dog replacement after he got hit by a car and died in the hospital due to the injuries he sustained. Due to Brian's death being averted two episodes later, Vinny never replaces him, but he is slated to return sometime later.
Wordsworth Jamie and the Magic Torch An Old English Sheepdog that could speak, in a West Country accent, when in Cuckoo Land.
Zoe Trent Littlest Pet Shop (2012 TV series) A purple Cavalier King Charles Spaniel; she is most famous for being fashionable and loves singing. Her owners are John and Clarissa, and her little sister is Gail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grim Natwick in New York – Part One: The Early Years", an exhibit of the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive, a 501(c)3 museum and archive. (November 3, 2007) Quote: "One day, Dave Fleischer handed Grim a photograph of singer, Helen Kane and asked him to design a caricature. Fleischer had found a sound-alike, and planned to use her in the upcoming Talkartoon, "Dizzy Dishes". Grim exaggerated Kane’s wide eyes and rosebud mouth, creating a slightly coarse, but strikingly original design. A few weeks later, Dave asked Grim to design a girlfriend for Bimbo to star as the "fair young maiden" in a cartoon adaptation of the popular song, 'Barnacle Bill the Sailor'. Grim streamlined and refined his caricature of Kane for the part. But Dave Fleischer objected, insisting that since Bimbo was a dog, his girlfriend should also be a dog. Grim quickly sketched Betty Boop’s head on a four legged canine body. He held up the drawing next to the pretty girl design, and asked, 'Which would you rather have as your girlfriend? A girl? Or a dog?' Dave laughed and agreed that the pretty girl was the right choice."
  2. ^ Tim Lawson, Alisa Persons (2004). The magic behind the voices: a who's who of cartoon voice actors. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-57806-696-4. 
  3. ^ Timothy Burke, Kevin Burke (1998). Saturday morning fever. p. 108. ISBN 0-312-16996-5. 
  4. ^ Pfanner, Eric (2006-02-19). "Underdog takes shot at giants in kids television". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  5. ^ "TV Playbook: Let's Add a Kid!". IGN. Retrieved 2010-08-15.