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featuring source and facts, dog breed, and years of popularity

including dogs in movies, TV, animation, comics, books, advertising and history


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Akamaru; famous dog in TV, comics, NarutoAlexander; famous dog in comics, Fullmetal AlchemistAndy; famous dog in comics, Mark TrailArnold; famous dog in TV, EntourageArthur; famous dog in movie, BeginnersAudrey; famous dog in TV, NeighboursAxel; famous dog in comics, Fusco BrothersBöwser vön Überdog; famous dog in comics, The Ongoing Adventures of Rocket LlamaBackup; famous dog in movie, TV, Veronica MarsBailey; famous dog in movie, The Adventures of Bailey: The Lost PupBanner; famous dog in movie, More Than Puppy LoveBarfy; famous dog in comics, Family CircusBarney; famous dog in TV, Blue PeterBarney; famous dog in President George W. BushBaskerville the Hound; famous dog in ads, The Muppet ShowBayard; famous dog in movie, Alice in WonderlandBear; famous dog in TV, Person of InterestBeck; famous dog in movie, TV, comics, BeckBiff & Riley; famous dog in comics, Biff & RileyBill; famous dog in comics, Boule et BillBingo; famous dog in ads, Cracker JacksBinky Barnes; famous dog in TV, ArthurBiscuit; famous dog in book, Biscuit Storybook CollectionBitsy; famous dog in comics, MarvinBitzer; famous dog in movie, TV, Shaun the SheepBlack Hayate; famous dog in TV, comics, Fullmetal AlchemistBlu; famous dog in book, comics, Monica's GangBo; famous dog in President Barack Obama'sBobje; famous dog in comics, Berts BobjeBodi; famous dog in movie, Rock DogBolivar; famous dog in movie, book, comics, Donald DuckBonny; famous dog in movie, Seven PsychopathsBoomer; famous dog in comics, Pooch CafeBosco; famous dog in movie, The VoicesBowser; famous dog in comics, Moose & MollyBradley; famous dog in comics, On a Claire DayBrian; famous dog in TV, Family GuyBuckles; famous dog in comics, BucklesBuddy; famous dog in movie, book, A Dog's PurposeBugsy; famous dog in movie, The BabadockBullet; famous dog in TV, comics, Barney Google and Snuffy SmithBullseye; famous dog in movie, book, Oliver TwistBumper; famous dog in comics, The MiddletonsBuster; famous dog in movie, Toy StoryButch; famous dog in movie, TV, Mickey Mouse ClubhouseCagney; famous dog in comics, Zack HillCanine; famous dog in TV, Glenn Martin, DDSCarl; famous dog in book, Good Dog CarlCharlie, the Ranch Dog; famous dog in book, Charlie the Ranch DogChaser; famous dog in book, smartest dog in the worldChet; famous dog in book, WoofChilly; famous dog in movie, Chilly CHristmasCinnamon; famous dog in TV, The Big Bang TheoryClive; famous dog in comics, My Own GenieCobb; famous dog in comics, DeflockedCooper; famous dog in movie, Angel DogCosmo, the Spacedog; famous dog in TV, comics, Guardians of the GalaxyDaisy; famous dog in movie, comics, BlondieDaisy; famous dog in movie, John WickDante; famous dog in movie, CocoDash; famous dog in movie, TV, Young VictoriaDawg; famous dog in comics, Hi and LoisDevil; famous dog in movie, comics, The PhantomDinah; famous dog in movie, Mickey MouseDisreputable Dog; famous dog in book, Old Kingdom: A TrilogyDitto; famous dog in comics, Monica's GangDJ Dog; famous dog in comics, HousebrokenDoc; famous dog in TV, Grey's AnatomyDog; famous dog in movie, Cowboys and AliensDogbert; famous dog in comics, DilbertDogmatix; famous dog in comics, AsterixDogpool; famous dog in book, comics, Deadpool CorpsDogs of C-Kennel; famous dog in comics, Dogs of C-KennelDoki; famous dog in TV, DokiDolce; famous dog in movie, Young AdultDorothy; famous dog in movie, 5 Flights UpDoug; famous dog in TV, The Sarah Silverman ProgramDudley; famous dog in TV, T.U.F.F. PuppyDuke; famous dog in ads, Bush's Baked BeansDuke; famous dog in movie, TV, BarnyardDuke; famous dog in movie, The Secret Lives of PetsEarl; famous dog in comics, MuttsEdgar; famous dog in comics, For Better or WorseElectra; famous dog in comics, CathyElway; famous dog in movie, The SmurfsEngels; famous dog in movie, Hail, Caesar!Faith; famous dog in two legsFang; famous dog in comics, The DuplexFang; famous dog in movie, book, Harry PotterFang; famous dog in movie, Vampire DogFarley; famous dog in comics, For Better or WorseFay Ray; famous dog in William WegmanFern Walters; famous dog in TV, ArthurFifi; famous dog in comics, JommekeFluffa; famous dog in TV, Summerton MillFred Bassett; famous dog in comics, Fred BassettFreeway; famous dog in movie, Darling CompanionFuzz; famous dog in comics, ZiggyGai Luron; famous dog in comics, Gai LuronGarrick; famous dog in book, TV, PoldarkGary; famous dog in Carrie FisherGaspard and Lisa; famous dog in book, Gaspard and LisaGnasher; famous dog in comics, Dennis the Menace and GnasherGnipper; famous dog in comics, Gnasher and GnipperGoosers; famous dog in TV, The Twisted Whiskers ShowGrimm; famous dog in comics, Mother Goose and GrimmGus; famous dog in TV, Saving GraceHacker T. Dog; famous dog in TV, CBBCHagen; famous dog in movie, White GodHank; famous dog in Milwaukee BrewersHappy Walter Higginbottom; famous dog in TV, The Mighty B!Hot Dog; famous dog in comics, ArchieHoward Huge; famous dog in comics, Howard HugeHowie; famous dog in TV, Almost Naked AnimalsHoze Hounds; famous dog in TV, Hoze HoundzIsis; famous dog in TV, Downton AbbeyIslay; famous dog in TV, VictoriaJack; famous dog in movie, The ArtistJake; famous dog in TV, Adventure TimeJake; famous dog in movie, Puppy LoveJason; famous dog in ads, Hush PuppiesJasper; famous dog in book, I Want to Kill the DogJennie; famous dog in movie, book, Higglety Pigglety Pop!Jim; famous dog in TV, Mike and MollyJock; famous dog in comics, Fred BassettJock of the Bushveld; famous dog in movie, book, Jock of the BushveldKewpie; famous dog in comics, Born LoserKoko; famous dog in comics, The Other CoastKrypto; famous dog in comics, SupermanKyle; famous dog in movie, Despicable MeLadybird; famous dog in TV, King of the HillLittle Dog; famous dog in comics, Little Dog LostLockjaw; famous dog in comics, Fantastic FourLouie; famous dog in comics, OverboardLucky; famous dog in comics, HawkeyeLucky; famous dog in movie, You Lucky DogLuiz; famous dog in movie, RioMa-Mutt; famous dog in TV, ThunderCatsMabel; famous dog in book, Naughty MabelMarmaduke; famous dog in movie, comics, MarmadukeMartha; famous dog in book, TV, Martha SpeaksMartin; famous dog in TV, Downward DogMax; famous dog in comics, LolaMax; famous dog in movie, MaxMax; famous dog in movie, MaxMax; famous dog in movie, The Secret Life of PetsMcDuff; famous dog in book, McDuffMcKinley; famous dog in book, The Good DogMinus; famous dog in TV, PokoMo; famous dog in book, Mo: The Talking DogMo; famous dog in TV, UndateableMortimer; famous dog in comics, Jump StartMr. Mosely; famous dog in book, Just a DogMr. Peabody; famous dog in movie, TV, The Rocky and Bullwinkle ShowMr. Peanutbutter; famous dog in TV, BoJack HorsemanNabuko Donosor; famous dog in comics, UrbanusNero; famous dog in TV, F.C. De KampioenenNewshounds; famous dog in comics, NewshoundsOdie; famous dog in movie, comics, GarfieldOtto; famous dog in comics, Beetle BaileyOzzie; famous dog in movie, EpicPal; famous dog in TV, ArthurPaw Patrol; famous dog in TV, Paw PatrolPazuzu; famous dog in TV, Neighbors form HellPekkie; famous dog in comics, JommekePijo; famous dog in movie, Doggie BPilot; famous dog in movie, book, TV, Jane EyrePlugger; famous dog in movie, A Millions Ways to Die in the WestPluto; famous dog in movie, TV, Mickey MousePluto; famous dog in movie, The StrayPolgas; famous dog in comics, Pugad BaboyPoncho; famous dog in comics, Pooch CafePooch; famous dog in comics, SinfestPoochie; famous dog in comics, NancyPuddles; famous dog in comics, LuannPudsey; famous dog in TV, Ashleigh and PudseyRainy; famous dog in movie, Cool DogRed Dog; famous dog in movie, book, Red DogReggie; famous dog in TV, Jesse Stone: No RemorseRocco; famous dog in movie, The DropRocket; famous dog in comics, Chacha ChaudharyRocket; famous dog in ads, The Life is good CompanyRocket; famous dog in book, How Rocket Learned to ReadRocky; famous dog in comics, RockyRoger; famous dog in book, TV, The Durrells Roly; famous dog in TV, EastEndersRoscoe; famous dog in comics, PicklesRover; famous dog in comics, Red and RoverRover Red Charlie; famous dog in book, Rover Red CharlieRowlf the Dog; famous dog in movie, TV, ads, The Muppet ShowRuff Ruffman; famous dog in TV, FETCH! with Ruff RuffmanRufferto; famous dog in book, comics, Groo the WandererRuffy; famous dog in TV, Timmy TimeRuppert; famous dog in comics, DeflockedSadie; famous dog in movie, The ConjuringSakura; famous dog in comics, The Other CoastSam; famous dog in comics, Family CircusSam; famous dog in TV, comics, Sam & MaxSammy; famous dog in TV, Ox TalesSandy; famous dog in movie, comics, Little Orphan AnnieSanta's Little Helper; famous dog in TV, The SimpsonsSapphie; famous dog in TV, comics, JewelpetSatchel; famous dog in comics, Get FuzzyScoot; famous dog in movie, Scoot & Kassie's Christmas AdventureScout; famous dog in TV, Finley the Fire EngineScrappy-Doo; famous dog in TV, Scooby-DooScruff; famous dog in TV, Little PrincessShagg E. Dawg; famous dog in comics, Ask ShaggShelby; famous dog in TV, SmallvilleSkeletor; famous dog in movie, 50/50Skits; famous dog in book, TV, Martha SpeaksSlugger; famous dog in book, A Dog Named SluggerSmirnov; famous dog in comics, BlacksadSnert; famous dog in comics, Hagar the HorribleSnoopy; famous dog in movie, TV, comics, PeanutsSnowy; famous dog in movie, book, TV, comics, The Adventures of TintinSonny; famous dog in movie, Due DateSonny; famous dog in movie, The DogfatherSophie; famous dog in comics, Dog eat DougSorry O-O; famous dog in book, TV, comics, MoominSparky; famous dog in movie, FrankenweenieSparky; famous dog in TV, South ParkSparky; famous dog in TV, The Fairly OddParentsSpencer; famous dog in comics, Best in ShowSpike; famous dog in comics, PeanutsStan; famous dog in TV, Dog With a BlogStella; famous dog in book, Stella is a StarSweetie; famous dog in movie, book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog DaysTaz; famous dog in movie, Rabbit HoleTerence; famous dog in TV, EastEndersTige; famous dog in TV, comics, ads, Buster BrownTitus; famous dog in comics, BatmanTobias; famous dog in comics, Spike and SuzyTobias; famous dog in book, comics, JommekeToby; famous dog in book, A Dog's JourneyTubby; famous dog in comics, Take It From The TinkersonsTurbodogs; famous dog in TV, Turbo DogsVincent; famous dog in TV, LostVivian; famous dog in comics, CathyWally; famous dog in comics, DrabbleWee Jock; famous dog in book, TV, Hamish MacbethWee Reg; famous dog in TV, Fluffy GardensWeed; famous dog in book, TV, comics, Ginga Legend WeedWeederman; famous dog in comics, Mister BoffoWellard; famous dog in TV, EastEndersWilfred; famous dog in TV, WilfredWilly; famous dog in TV, EastEndersWinoma; famous dog in TV, My Little Pony: Friendship Is MagicWoofster; famous dog in TV, Super WhyYakult; famous dog in TV, SuburgatoryZed; famous dog in TV, Ben 10: OmniverseZoe Trent; famous dog in TV, Littlest Pet ShopZuky; famous dog in comics, Beano

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famous dog in TV, comics, Naruto

NAME: Akamaru

Kiba Inuzuka's ninja dog in the Japanese comic (manga) and animated TV series (anime) Naruto; about an adolescent ninja whose team seeks out various antiheros; created by Masashi Kishimoto; created by by Hiromu Arakawa.

BREED: Unknown

YEARS: Comic: 1997-2014; TV series: 2002-2007.

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famous dog in comics, Fullmetal Alchemist

NAME: Alexander

Nina Tucker's dog in the Japanese comic (manga) Fullmetal Alchemist; about two alchemist brothers searching for the legendary Philosopher's Stone which would allow them to recover their bodies. (Also in the comic are dogs Black Hayate and Den.)

BREED: Great Pyrenees

YEARS: Comic: 2004-2010.

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famous dog in comics, Mark Trail

NAME: Andy

Mark's faithful dog in the comic strip Mark Trail; about an outdoor magazine writer whose assignments lead him into danger and adventure; created by Ed Dodd.

BREED: St. Bernard

YEARS: Comic strip: 1946- now.

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famous dog in TV, Entourage

NAME: Arnold

Turtle's dog in the TV series Entourage; about the life of an actor trying to find success.

BREED: Rottweiler

YEARS: TV series: 2004-2011.

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famous dog in movie, Beginners

NAME: Arthur

Oliver's adopted dog in the movie Beginners; about a young man who has to deal with his elderly father who he finds out has terminal cancer and has a young male lover; starring Ewan McGregor.

BREED: Jack Russell Terrier

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in TV, Neighbours

NAME: Audrey

The Kennedy's dog in the TV series (Australian) Neighbours; about people who live and work in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne.

BREED: Cairn Terrier

YEARS: TV series: 1985-2012.

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famous dog in comics, Fusco Brothers

NAME: Axel

The brothers' dog in the comic strip Fusco Brothers; created by J.C. Duffy.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1989- now.

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famous dog in comics, The Ongoing Adventures of Rocket Llama

NAME: Böwser vön Überdog

A villain in the web comic strip The Ongoing Adventures of Rocket Llama; about "a high-flying llama, a sword-swinging cat, and a rocket as loyal as a cowboy hero's horse". (Also in the comic is Jetpack Dog and Camwyn Godfrey.)

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Comic strip: 2007- now.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Veronica Mars

NAME: Backup

Veronica's dog in the TV series Veronica Mars; about a high school girl who solves mysteries. Also in the movie; starring Kristen Bell.

BREED: Pit Bull

YEARS: TV series: 2004-2007.

Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in movie, The Adventures of Bailey: The Lost Pup

NAME: Bailey

In the movie The Adventures of Bailey: The Lost Pup; about a family who moves to a new home and mistakenly leaves their puppy behind.

BREED: Golden Retriever

YEARS: Movie: 2010, 2017.

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famous dog in movie, More Than Puppy Love

NAME: Banner

The Barnett family dog in the movie for TV More Than Puppy Love; about an serive puppy adopted by a family who find it hard to part with it when the time comes.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Family Circus

NAME: Barfy

The first family dog in the comic strip Family Circus; about a typical American family; created by Bil Keene.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Comic strip: 1960- now.

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famous dog in TV, Blue Peter

NAME: Barney

Blue Peter's dog in the TV series for children (British) Blue Peter where the presenters show the viewers how to make things, how to care for your pet and other features. Blue's prior dogs were Petra, Patch, Shep, Goldie, Bonnie, Mabel, Lucy and Meg.

BREED: Irish Setter

(Dachshund cross)

YEARS: TV series: 1958- now.

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famous dog in President George W. Bush

NAME: Barney (See also Millie)

Pet dog of President George W. Bush. (More about Barney. Also pets of the president were English Springer Spaniels named Spot Fetcher and Ranger whose mother was Millie Barabra Bush's dog.)

BREED: Scottish Terrier

YEARS: Dog: 2000-2013.

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famous dog in ads, The Muppet Show

NAME: Baskerville the Hound (See also Rowlf)

In the puppet TV series The Muppet Show; a puppet dog created by Jim Henson for advertisements for Purina Dog Chow. (More about Baskerville.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Ads: 1962.

The Muppet Show: 2015.

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famous dog in movie, Alice in Wonderland

NAME: Bayard

The Red Queen's dog in the movie Alice in Wonderland; a fantasy with live-action and animation directed by Tim Burton and based on the 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

BREED: Bloodhound

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in TV, Person of Interest

NAME: Bear

Reese's dog in the TV series Person of Interest; about a former CIA agent who is recruited by an reclusive billionaire to prevent violent crimes.

BREED: Belgian Shepherd

YEARS: TV series: 2011-2016.

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famous dog in movie, TV, comics, Beck

NAME: Beck

Ryusuke's dog in the Japanese comic books, animated TV series and the movie Beck about a teenage boy and his pursuit of a music career.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comics: 1999-2008.

TV series: 2004-2005.

Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Biff & Riley

NAME: Biff & Riley

Two canine brothers in the comic strip Biff & Riley; who are at opposite ends of the personality spectrum, one silly, the other serious; created by Jeff Payden.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2010-2014.

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famous dog in comics, Boule et Bill

NAME: Bill

Boule's dog in the Belgian comic strip Boule et Bill; about a typical family and their cocker spaniel; created by Jean Roba in collaboration with Maurice Rosy.

BREED: Cocker Spaniel

YEARS: Comic strip: 1959- now.

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famous dog in ads, Cracker Jacks

NAME: Bingo

In advertisements for Cracker Jacks, a U.S. brand of snack consisting of caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Ads: 1918- now.

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famous dog in TV, Arthur

NAME: Binky Barnes (See also Fern Walters and Pal)

One of the characters in the animated TV series Arthur; about an 8-year-old boy an anthropomorphic aardvark his friends and family; created by Cookie Jar Group.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1976- now.

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famous dog in book, Biscuit Storybook Collection

NAME: Biscuit

A puppy in the children's book series, including Biscuit Storybook Collection. The books, published over recent years, are easy reading for youngsters; written by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and illustrated by Pat Schories.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Book: 1999- now.

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famous dog in comics, Marvin

NAME: Bitsy

The family dog in the comic strip Marvin; about a young baby boy named Marvin and his father and mother; created by Tom Armstrong.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1982- now.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Shaun the Sheep

NAME: Bitzer

Shaun's friend in the British animated TV series and animated movie Shaun the Sheep; about an anthromophic sheep and farm associates; created by Nick Park. (Also in the series is dog Slip.)

BREED: Sheepdog

YEARS: TV series: 2007- now.

Movie: 2015.

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famous dog in TV, comics, Fullmetal Alchemist

NAME: Black Hayate

Riza Hawkeye's dog in the Japanese comic (manga) and animated TV series (anime) Fullmetal Alchemist; about the adventures of two alchemist brothers and set in a fictional universe where alchemy is an advanced scientific technique; created by Masashi Kishimoto.

BREED: Unknown

YEARS: Comic: 2001-2010; TV series: 2002-2007.

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famous dog in book, comics, Monica's Gang

NAME: Blu (See also Ditto)

Franklin's pet in the Brazilian comic book series Monica's Gang; about the adventures of Monica and her many friends; created by Mauricio de Sousa. (Also in the comic are dogs Fluffy {Floquinho}, Duke {Duque}, and Rufus {Rúfius}.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic books: 1959-now.

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famous dog in President Barack Obama's

NAME: Bo

Pet dog of President Barack Obama's family. (Companion pet dog Sunny joined family August, 2013.)

BREED: Portuguese Water Dog

YEARS: Dog: 2009-.

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famous dog in comics, Berts Bobje

NAME: Bobje

Bert's dog in the Belgian comic strip Berts Bobje which appeared exclusively in the French magazine HUMO; about an anthropomorphic dog with a human face often seen doing things only humans can; created by Kamagurka.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1991- now.

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famous dog in movie, Rock Dog

NAME: Bodi

A guitar playing dog in the animated movie Rock Dog; about a village guard dog who pursues a dream of becoming a musician when a radio falls from the sky into his hands.

BREED: Tibetan Mastiff

YEARS: Movie: 2016.

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famous dog in movie, book, comics, Donald Duck

NAME: Bolivar

In the animated movies and comic strip Donald Duck; by Walt Disney. (More about Bolivar.)

BREED: St. Bernard

YEARS: Movies: 1938- now.

Comic books: 1938- now.

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famous dog in movie, Seven Psychopaths

NAME: Bonny

Charlie's dog in the movie Seven Psychopaths; about two guys who steal a gangster's beloved dog; starring Colin Farrell and Woody Harrelson.

BREED: Shih Tzu

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Pooch Cafe

NAME: Boomer (See also Poncho)

Poncho's friend in the comic strip Pooch Cafe; about the humorous antics of a self-serving, squirrel-fearing, food-obsessed, toilet-drinking mutt; created by Paul Gilligan. (Also in the comic are dogs Hudson, Droolia, Gus, Beaumont and Poo Poo.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2000- now.

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famous dog in movie, The Voices

NAME: Bosco

One of Jerry's pets in the movie The Voices; about a cheerful guy who hallucinates that his cat prods him to be a serial killer while his dog insists that he be good.

BREED: Mastiff, English

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in comics, Moose & Molly

NAME: Bowser

The Miller's pets in the comic strip Moose & Molly; about the daily life of a loafer and his wife; created by Bob Weber. (Also in the comic is dog Butch.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1965- now.

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famous dog in comics, On a Claire Day

NAME: Bradley

Claire Bennett's pet in the comic strip On a Claire Day; about an insecure and naive young woman who has left her parents' home to live on her own; created by Henry Beckett and Carla Ventresca.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2006-2014.

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famous dog in TV, Family Guy

NAME: Brian (See also Vinny)

The family dog in the animated TV series Family Guy; about the Griffins a dysfunctional family; created by Seth MacFarlane. (Also in the series is dog Jasper.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1999-2002, 2005- now.

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famous dog in comics, Buckles

NAME: Buckles

A guileless and innocent dog in the comic strip Buckles; created by David Gilbert. (Also in the comic strip is a crippled dog, Lester, and a street dog, Rusty.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1996- now.

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famous dog in movie, book, A Dog's Purpose

NAME: Buddy (First named Toby, then Bailey, then Ellie, then Bear, finally Buddy)

The narrator of the story in the book and the movie A Dog's Purpose; about one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives; by W. Bruce Cameron. (Originally the dog was a mixed breed as Toby, then a Golden Retriever as Bailey, then a German Shepard as Ellie, before ending up as Buddy). (See Toby for the sequel to this book.)

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Book: 2010.

Movie: 2017.

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famous dog in movie, The Babadock

NAME: Bugsy

Amelia's dog in the movie The Babadock; A mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, confronts her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house; an Australian-Canadian horror story.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in TV, comics, Barney Google and Snuffy Smith

NAME: Bullet

Snuffy's dog in the comic strip and animated TV series Barney Google and Snuffy Smith; created by cartoonist Billy DeBeck.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1919- now.

TV series: 1963.

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famous dog in movie, book, Oliver Twist

NAME: Bullseye

Bill Sikes's dog in the book Oliver Twist; about a orphan boy caught in the misery of old London; by Charles Dickens and in the many movie adaptations including the movie Oliver.

BREED: Bull Terrier

or Bulldog

YEARS: Book: 1838.

Many movies: 1922- now.

Many television films: 1982- now.

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famous dog in comics, The Middletons

NAME: Bumper

The family dog in the comic strip The Middletons; about a white suburban American family and their neighbors; create by Ralph Dunagin and Dana Summers. (Also in the strip is dog Rusty.)

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1989- now.

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famous dog in movie, Toy Story

NAME: Buster (See also Scud)

Andy's pet Dachshund in the animated movie Toy Story and the sequels, about children's toys having an adventure.

BREED: Dachshund

YEARS: Movie: 1995, 1999, 2010.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

NAME: Butch

Pluto's archnemesis in the animated movies and the animated TV series Mickey Mouse Clubhouse; by Walt Disney.

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Movie: 1940- now.

TV series: 2001- now.

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famous dog in comics, Zack Hill

NAME: Cagney

Zack's pet in the comic strip Zack Hill; about a young boy who lives with his widowed mother in a boardinghouse; created by John Deering and John Newcombe.

BREED: Boston Terrier

YEARS: Comic strip: 2003- now.

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famous dog in TV, Glenn Martin, DDS

NAME: Canine

The family dog in the animated TV series Glenn Martin, DDS; about a man who takes his family on a cross-country road trip to strengthen the family bond; premiered on Nick at Nite.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2009-2011.

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famous dog in book, Good Dog Carl

NAME: Carl

Madeleine's dog in the illustrated children's book Good Dog Carl; about a Rottweiler and a little girl he takes care of -- the first in a series of 22 books (as of 2016); written and illustrated by Alexandra Day.

BREED: Rottweiler

YEARS: Book: 1985-2015.

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famous dog in book, Charlie the Ranch Dog

NAME: Charlie, the Ranch Dog

A lovely dog in the several children's book Charlie the Ranch Dog; in which the family dog deals with various situation; by Ree Drummond

BREED: Basset Hound

YEARS: Book: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

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famous dog in book, smartest dog in the world

NAME: Chaser

John W. Pilley's dog known as the smartest dog in the world, featured in the book Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words.

BREED: Border Colliw

YEARS: Dog; 2005; Book: 2013.

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famous dog in book, Woof

NAME: Chet (Has one white ear and one black ear)

Bernie's partner and narrator in the book series, including Woof; about a detective and his smart canine who helps him solve his cases; written by Peter Abrahams under the alias Spencer Quinn.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Book: 2009-2015.

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famous dog in movie, Chilly CHristmas

NAME: Chilly

The family dog in the movie for TV Chilly CHristmas; where the dog is about to be given away when a dog thief breaks into the family home and Chilly saves Christmas

BREED: Otterhound

(possibly)

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in TV, The Big Bang Theory

NAME: Cinnamon

Raj's dog in the TV series The Big Bang Theory; about four geeks and a girl in humorous situations.

BREED: Yorkshire Terrier

YEARS: TV series: 2007- now.

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famous dog in comics, My Own Genie

NAME: Clive

Lula's pet in the British comic strip My Own Genie in the British comic The Dandy; about a schoolgirl named Lula who gets her own Genie; by artist Jamie Smart

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2005- now.

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famous dog in comics, Deflocked

NAME: Cobb (See also Ruppert, his brother)

The elder dog brother in the comic strip Deflocked; about the relationship of a wayward sheep with two dogs and their adopted young boy; written by Jeff Corriveau.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip:2006- now.

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famous dog in movie, Angel Dog

NAME: Cooper

The family dog in the movie Angel Dog; about a man who loses his wife and children in an accident and learns how to live again with the help of their dog that survived.

BREED: Border Collie

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in TV, comics, Guardians of the Galaxy

NAME: Cosmo, the Spacedog

A character appearing in an animated TV series and the American comic books Guardians of the Galaxy; about a telepathic Soviet dog who is the security chief of the space station Knowhere and a member of the Guardians.

BREED: Golden Retriever

- Labrador Retriever hybrid

YEARS: Comics: 2008-2010.

TV series: 2014-2015.

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famous dog in movie, comics, Blondie

NAME: Daisy

The family dog in the comic strip and the movie Blondie; about the Bumsteads, Dagwood and Blondie and their two children; created by Chic Young.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1930- now.

Movies: 1938-1950.

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famous dog in movie, John Wick

NAME: Daisy

John Wick's puppy in the movie John Wick, about an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement to serve retribution on a Russian crime syndicate; starring Keanu Reeves and dog Andy as the puppy.

BREED: Beagle

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in movie, Coco

NAME: Dante

Miguel's companion in the animated movie Coco; about a young boy who sets out on a journey to discover a dark family secret; released by Disney Pictures.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Movie: 2017.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Young Victoria

NAME: Dash (See also dog Islay)

The queen's dog in the movie and first TV series Young Victoria; based on the early life and reign of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom; starring Emily Blunt. The TV series Victoria starred Jenna Coleman.

BREED: King Charles Spaniel

YEARS: Movie: 2009.

TV series: 2016.

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famous dog in comics, Hi and Lois

NAME: Dawg

The family dog in the comic strip Hi and Lois; about about a suburban family; by Dik Browne and Mort Walker.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1954- now.

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famous dog in movie, comics, The Phantom

NAME: Devil

The Phantom's dog in the comic strip and the movie serial The Phantom; about a masked crimefighter based upon the comics; created by Lee Falk. In the series the dog is played by Ace the Wonder Dog.

BREED: German Shepherd

YEARS: Comics: 1936- now.

Movie serial: 1943.

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famous dog in movie, Mickey Mouse

NAME: Dinah

Pluto's girlfriend in the animated movies about Mickey Mouse; produced by Walt Disney.

BREED: Dachshund

YEARS: Movie: 1942- now.

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famous dog in book, Old Kingdom: A Trilogy

NAME: Disreputable Dog

A character in the Australian fantasy book Old Kingdom: A Trilogy; the dog appears in the first two books of the Trilogy, Sabriel, Lirael; written by Garth Nix.

BREED: Various

YEARS: Book: 1995, 2001.

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famous dog in comics, Monica's Gang

NAME: Ditto (See also Blu)

Monica's pet in the Brazialian comic strip Monica's Gang; about the adventures of Monica and her many friends; created by Mauricio di Sousa. (Also in the comic are dogs Fluffy {Floquinho}, Duke {Duque}, and Rufus {Rúfius}.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1959- now.

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famous dog in comics, Housebroken

NAME: DJ Dog

In the comic strip Housebroken; about a rap artist pit bull who lives with the Watson family; created by Steve Watkins.

BREED: Pit Bull

YEARS: Comic strip: 2003-2010.

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famous dog in TV, Grey's Anatomy

NAME: Doc

Canine companion in the TV series Grey's Anatomy; about the lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned doctors.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: TV series: 2005- now.

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famous dog in movie, Cowboys and Aliens

NAME: Dog

Jake's dog in the movie Cowboys and Aliens; about a town in the Arizona territory attacked by aliens in the 19th century; starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde.

BREED: Border Collie

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in comics, Dilbert

NAME: Dogbert

Dilbert's dog in the comic strip Dilbert; about an engineer in a typical office; created by Scott Adams.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1989- now.

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famous dog in comics, Asterix

NAME: Dogmatix

Obelix's dog in the French comic books Asterix; about the exploits of a village of ancient Gauls as they resist Roman occupation; created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. (More about Dogmatix.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comics: 1959-2010.

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famous dog in book, comics, Deadpool Corps

NAME: Dogpool

Obelix's dog in the comic books Deadpool Corps; about the exploits of a village in ancient Gaul; published by Marvel Comics.

BREED: Mutt

YEARS: Comic books: 2010- now.

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famous dog in comics, Dogs of C-Kennel

NAME: Dogs of C-Kennel (Including Iggy, Kenny, Oliver, Tucker, and Willy)

In the comic strip Dogs of C-Kennel; created and written by Mick Mastroianni and illustrated by Mason Mastroianni.

BREED: Chihuahua

Husky, Great Dane, Schnauzer, and Pit Bull

YEARS: Comic strip: 2007- now.

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famous dog in TV, Doki

NAME: Doki

A curious dog in the Canadian children's animated TV series Doki; about animal friends who are members of the Worldwide Expedition Club; produced by Portfolio Entertainment

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Animated TV series: 2013- now.

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famous dog in movie, Young Adult

NAME: Dolce

Mavis' dog in the movie Young Adult; about a fiction writer who returns to her home in Minnesota looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend who is now married with kids; starring Charlize Theron.

BREED: Pomeranian

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in movie, 5 Flights Up

NAME: Dorothy

The Carver's dog in the movie 5 Flights Up; about an older couple who tangle with the notion of moving to a new apartment; starring Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in TV, The Sarah Silverman Program

NAME: Doug (Played by Silverman's real-life pet, Duck)

Sarah's dog in the TV comedy series The Sarah Silverman Program; about an unemployed and childlike woman who leads an irresponsible life, often insulting friends, family, and total strangers; starring Sarah Silverman.

BREED: Chihuahua

and Pug mix

YEARS: TV series: 2007-2010.

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famous dog in TV, T.U.F.F. Puppy

NAME: Dudley

A secret agent in the animated TV series T.U.F.F. Puppy; about a dim-witted secret agent working for an organization called T.U.F.F. (Turbo Undercover Fighting Force) with his partner, Kitty Katswell; created by Butch Hartman.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2010-2015.

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famous dog in ads, Bush's Baked Beans

NAME: Duke (Also known as Paddington)

In advertisements for Bush's Baked Beans.

BREED: Golden Retriever

YEARS: Ads: 1995-2012.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Barnyard

NAME: Duke

The sheep's watchdog in the animated movie Barnyard; about farm animals on their own while the humans are off. The animated TV spinoff was called Back at the Barnyard. (Also in the film is dog Everett.)

BREED: Sheepdog

YEARS: Movie: 2006.

TV series:2007-2011.

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famous dog in movie, The Secret Lives of Pets

NAME: Duke

Max's cohort in the animated movie The Secret Lives of Pets; about a dog whose leisure life is turned upside down when his owner brings home an unkempt mongrel. (Also in the film are dogs Mel, Buddy, and Gidget.)

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2016.

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famous dog in comics, Mutts

NAME: Earl

In the comic strip Mutts; about the day-to-day adventures of a dog and his cat associate named Mooch; created by Patrick McDonnell. (Also in the comic strip are dogs Woofie and Guard Dog.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1994- now.

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famous dog in comics, For Better or Worse

NAME: Edgar (See also Farley)

The second family dog in the comic strip For Better or Worse; about a regular Canadian family; created by Lynn Johnston. Since 2008, the strip continues as reruns. Edgar appears in 1995 after first dog Farley died.

BREED: English Sheepdog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1979- now.

Dog: 1995.

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famous dog in comics, Cathy

NAME: Electra (See also Vivian)

Cathy's dog in the comic strip Cathy; about a woman and her struggles with food, love, mom, and work; by Cathy Guisewite.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1976-2010.

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famous dog in movie, The Smurfs

NAME: Elway

The Winslow dog in the movie The Smurfs; about tiny blue Smurfs who are chased from their village by the evil wizard Gargamel and end up in New York City; starring Hank Azaria, et. al.

BREED: Basset Hound

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in movie, Hail, Caesar!

NAME: Engels

Gurney's dog in the movie Hail, Caesar!; a fictional take on the real-life fixer, Eddie Mannix who works in the Hollywood movie industry in the 1950s; starring among others George Clooney.

BREED: Maltese

(perhaps)

YEARS: Movie: 2016.

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famous dog in two legs

NAME: Faith

The dog with only two legs. She was born with three, but one had to be amputated. She received much publicity including a book detailing her story entitled With a Little Faith.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Dog: 2002-2014.

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famous dog in comics, The Duplex

NAME: Fang

Eno's dog in the comic strip The Duplex; about an overweight unemployed bachelor and his dog; created by Glenn McCoy.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1993- now.

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famous dog in movie, book, Harry Potter

NAME: Fang

Hagrid's pet in the books and in the movies Harry Potter; a fantasy series about young children learning to become wizards; written by the British author J. K. Rowling.

BREED: Neapolitan Mastiff

YEARS: Book: 1997-2007.

Movies: 2001-2011.

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famous dog in movie, Vampire Dog

NAME: Fang

Ace's dog in the movie Vampire Dog; about a boy who unwittingly adopts a 600 year old talking vampire dog.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, For Better or Worse

NAME: Farley (See also Edgar)

The first family dog in the comic strip For Better or Worse; about a regular Canadian family; created by Lynn Johnston. Since 2008, the strip continues as reruns. Edgar appears in 1995 after first dog Farley died.

BREED: English Sheepdog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1979-1995.

Dog: 1979.

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famous dog in William Wegman

NAME: Fay Ray (See also Man Ray)

The second dog model in the famous photos of photographer William Wegman, named after the film actress who starred in the original film King Kong.

BREED: Weimaraner

YEARS: Dog: 1985-1995.

Photo: 2011.

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famous dog in TV, Arthur

NAME: Fern Walters (See also Binky, Barnes, and Pal)

One of Arthur's classmates in the animated TV series Arthur; about an eight-year-old male anthropomorphic aardvark; an American and Canadian educational TV series for children created by Cookie Jar Group.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1996- now.

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famous dog in comics, Jommeke

NAME: Fifi (See also Pekkie)

The huge dog of the Countess Elodie from Stiepelteen in the Flemish comic strip Jommeke; about the adventures of a young boy, Jommeke, who lives with his parents.

BREED: Large white dog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1955- now.

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famous dog in TV, Summerton Mill

NAME: Fluffa

Dan's companion in the British animated TV series for children Summerton Mill; about a beautiful valley where when the rains turns the old waterwheel a little bit of magic takes place; created by Pete Bryden and Ed Cookson.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2005- now.

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famous dog in comics, Fred Bassett

NAME: Fred Bassett (See also Jock)

In the comic strip Fred Bassett; about a snobbish dog who appreciates the finer qualities of life; created by Scottish cartoonist Alex Graham.

BREED: Bassett Hound

YEARS: Comic strip: 1963- now.

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famous dog in movie, Darling Companion

NAME: Freeway

Beth's dog in the movie Darling Companion; about a woman who loves her dog more than her husband who proceeds to lose the dog; starring Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Ziggy

NAME: Fuzz

Ziggy's dog in the comic strip Ziggy; featuring a small bald trouserless barefoot character with a large nose who seems to have no friends other than a menagerie of pets; created by Tom Wilson.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1969- now.

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famous dog in comics, Gai Luron

NAME: Gai Luron

An anthropomorphic dog in the French comic strip Gai Luron; about an apathetic dog and  his fox-friend reading their fan mail usually written by the same reader, a little boy. (Also in the comic is his girl friend Belle-Lurette.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1965- now.

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famous dog in book, TV, Poldark

NAME: Garrick

Demelza'a dog in the book series and TV series Poldark, about the lives of a British army officer, his relatives and friends in the late 18th and early 19th century in Cornwall; creator of the 12 book series, Winston Graham. There were two TV series, the latest in 2015, starring Aidan Turner as Poldark.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Book: 1945-2002.

TV series: 1975, 2015.

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famous dog in Carrie Fisher

NAME: Gary

Comforting companion of actor Carrie Fisher who is best known as Leia in the movie Star wars and its sequels.

BREED: French Bulldog

YEARS: Dog: 2012-2017.

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famous dog in book, Gaspard and Lisa

NAME: Gaspard and Lisa

Two canine friends in the children's book series Gaspard and Lisa; about two dogs, Gaspard (the black dog with a blue scarf) and Lisa (the white dog with a red scarf) who go on various adventures; created by wife and husband Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensbelen.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Books: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Dennis the Menace and Gnasher

NAME: Gnasher (See also Gnipper)

Dennis' dog in the British comic strip Dennis the Menace and Gnasher; about a boy and his dog who cause problems for everyone; originally appearing in the British comic book The Beano; published by D. C. Thomson & Co. (More about Gnasher and Gnipper.)

BREED: Abyssinian wire-haired tripe hound

YEARS: Comic strip appearance: 1968-now.

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famous dog in comics, Gnasher and Gnipper

NAME: Gnipper (See also Gnasher)

Gnasher's son in the British comic strip Gnasher and Gnipper; about a boy and his dog who cause problems for everyone; appearing in the British comic book The Beano published by D. C. Thomson & Co. (More about Gnasher and Gnipper.)

BREED: Abyssinian wire-haired tripe hound

YEARS: Comic strip appearance: 1986-now.

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famous dog in TV, The Twisted Whiskers Show

NAME: Goosers

Claude's dog in the animated TV series The Twisted Whiskers Show; based on the Twisted Whiskers greeting cards; created by Terrill Bohlar. (Also in the series are dogs Jack, Von Ripper, Yawp and Zippy.)

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: TV series: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Mother Goose and Grimm

NAME: Grimm

A talking dog owned by Mother Goose in the comic strip Mother Goose and Grimm which includes both one-day gags and week-long storylines involving the main characters; created by Mike Peters.

BREED: Bull Terrier

YEARS: Comic strip: 1984- now.

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famous dog in TV, Saving Grace

NAME: Gus

Grace's dog in the TV series Saving Grace; about a jaded Oklahoma City police detective when an angel gives her the chance to redeem her life; starring Holly Hunter.

BREED: American Bulldog

YEARS: TV series: 2007-2010.

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famous dog in TV, CBBC

NAME: Hacker T. Dog

One of the presenters in the TV series (British children's) on CBBC, normally portrayed as being in the CBBC Office with his best friend Iain Stirling. (More about Hacker T. Dog.)

BREED: Border Terrier

(Actually a puppet)

YEARS: TV series: 2009-now.

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famous dog in movie, White God

NAME: Hagen

Lili's dog in the movie (Hungarian) White God; about a mongrel who organizes a pack of 250 half-breed followers to rise up against human.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in Milwaukee Brewers

NAME: Hank

Unofficial mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers major league baseball team beginning in 2014. (More about Hank.)

BREED: Mixed-breed

(perhaps part Bichon Frise)

YEARS: Dog: 2014- now.

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famous dog in TV, The Mighty B!

NAME: Happy Walter Higginbottom

Bessie's companion in the animated TV series The Mighty B!; about an ambitious girlscout who believes she will become a superhero if she collects every Honeybee badge; co-created by Amy Poehler, Cynthia True and Erik Wiese for Nickelodeon.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2008-2011.

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famous dog in comics, Archie

NAME: Hot Dog

Jughead's dog in the comics Archie; a long running series about teenage friends; created by publisher/editor John L. Goldwater.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comics: 1941- now.

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famous dog in comics, Howard Huge

NAME: Howard Huge

A family dog in the comic strip Howard Huge; about a dog who, by his very size, gets in the way of his family... and sometimes himself; created by Bill Hoerst and now written by Bunny Hoerst. (Image reprinted courtesy of Bunny Hoest.)

BREED: St. Bernard

YEARS: Comic strip: 1981- now.

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famous dog in TV, Almost Naked Animals

NAME: Howie

Manager of the Banana Cabana in the animated TV series Almost Naked Animals; about Howie and his staff and their unusual adventures in the tropical resort; created by Noah Z. Jones.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2011-2013.

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famous dog in TV, Hoze Houndz

NAME: Hoze Hounds (Including dogs Hozer, Squirt, Steamer, Fontaine, Crystal and Brooke)

Six fire dogs in the Canadian animated TV series Hoze Houndz; about the misadventures of a fire-fighting team.

BREED: Dalmatian

YEARS: TV series: 1999- now.

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famous dog in TV, Downton Abbey

NAME: Isis

In the TV series (British) Downton Abbey; which depicts the lives of an aristocratic family and their servants in a well-appointed country estate during the post-Edwardian era. (Also before Isis was dog Pharoh, and after was dog Tiaa.)

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: TV series: 2010-2016.

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famous dog in TV, Victoria

NAME: Islay (See also dog Dash)

Queen Victoria's dog in the second season of the TV series Victoria; about the early years of the Queen of England; starring Jenna Colmen. The series was shown a year later in the U.S.

BREED: Cairn Terrier

YEARS: TV series: 2015-2016.

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famous dog in movie, The Artist

NAME: Jack (Played by Uggie)

Valentin's dog in the movie The Artist; about a silent movie star who wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion; starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo.

BREED: Jack Russell Terrier

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in TV, Adventure Time

NAME: Jake

Finn's dog in the animated TV series Adventure Time; about a 14-year-old boy and his dog with magical powers living in the post-apocalyptic Land of Ooo; created by Pendleton Ward.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2010- now.

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famous dog in movie, Puppy Love

NAME: Jake (Also called Prince)

Ben's dog in the movie for TV Puppy Love; about man whose lost dog is found by a woman and her daughter, leading to them sharing him and romance; starring Candace Cameron Bure and Victor Webster.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in ads, Hush Puppies

NAME: Jason

In advertisements for Hush Puppies, a brand of casual shoes by Wolverine Worldwide.

BREED: Basset Hound

YEARS: Ads: since 1985- now.

Dog: 1979-1990.

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famous dog in book, I Want to Kill the Dog

NAME: Jasper

Meredith Vieira's dog and subject of the book I Want to Kill the Dog; in which author and journalist Richard M. Cohen recounts with humor how his wife's beloved pet becomes a dominate player in the family.

BREED: Mixed breed

(probably Australian Shepherd and Poodle)

YEARS: Book: 2012.

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famous dog in movie, book, Higglety Pigglety Pop!

NAME: Jennie

In the movie and the book Higglety Pigglety Pop!; about a dog who is not content with having everything but must go out in the world to find something she doesn't have; starring Meryl Streep and Forest Whitaker. The book was written by Maurice Sendak.

BREED: Sealyham terrier

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

Book: 1967.

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famous dog in TV, Mike and Molly

NAME: Jim

Peggy's dog in the TV series (sit-com) Mike and Molly; about a couple meet at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.

BREED: Brussels Griffon

mix

YEARS: TV series: 2010-2016.

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famous dog in comics, Fred Bassett

NAME: Jock (See also Fred)

Fred's companion in the comic strip Fred Bassett; created by Scottish cartoonist Alex Graham. (Also occasionally in the strip are dogs Yorky and Fifi.)

BREED: Scottish Terrier

YEARS: Comic strip: 1963- now.

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famous dog in movie, book, Jock of the Bushveld

NAME: Jock of the Bushveld

The author's dog in the book Jock of the Bushveld; based on the true story about the author's travels with his dog during the 1880s in South Africa; written by James Percy Fitzpatrick. It later was made into the movie Jock: A True Tale of Friendship and still later a 3D movie, Jock, the Hero Dog (see image).

BREED: Pit Bull

YEARS: Book: 1907.

Movie: 1992, 2011.

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famous dog in comics, Born Loser

NAME: Kewpie

The family dog in the comic strip Born Loser; about a guy who can't get any breaks; created by Art Sansom and continued by his son Chip Sansom.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1965- now.

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famous dog in comics, The Other Coast

NAME: Koko (See also Sakura)

One of the family dogs in the comic strip The Other Coast; written by Adrian Raeside.

BREED: Border Collie

YEARS: Comic strip: 2001- now.

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famous dog in comics, Superman

NAME: Krypto

Superman's dog in the various comic books starring Superman; published by DC comics. (More about Krypto.)

BREED: Great Dane

YEARS: Comics: 1955- now.

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famous dog in movie, Despicable Me

NAME: Kyle

Gru's dog in the animated movie Despicable Me; about a criminal mastermind who uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme.

BREED: Unknown

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in TV, King of the Hill

NAME: Ladybird

Hank's dog in the animated TV series King of the Hill; about a working-class Methodist family in a fictional small town; created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels.

BREED: Bloodhound

YEARS: TV series: 1997-2011.

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famous dog in comics, Little Dog Lost

NAME: Little Dog

In the comic strip Little Dog Lost; about a dog that finds the adventure of the open road is addictive; by Steve Boreman.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2007-2016.

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famous dog in comics, Fantastic Four

NAME: Lockjaw

An alien bulldog-like being in the comic series Fantastic Four; about super-powers on steroids. (More about Lockjaw.)

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Comic series: 1965- now.

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famous dog in comics, Overboard

NAME: Louie

Captain Crow's pet in comic strip Overboard; about pirates anachronistically placed in modern times; created by Chip Dunham.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1990- now.

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famous dog in comics, Hawkeye

NAME: Lucky

Barton's dog in the comic book series Hawkeye; about a superhero archer in many adventures with the Avengers.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1964- now.

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famous dog in movie, You Lucky Dog

NAME: Lucky

Fashion designer Lisa's dog in the movie You Lucky Dog; about a sheep dog who helps rescue children trapped in a forest fire and brings them to safety; starring Natasha Henstridge and Harry Hamlin.

BREED: Border Collie

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in movie, Rio

NAME: Luiz

The dog that releases Blu and Jewel from chains in the animated movie Rio; about a domesticated macaw who meets a fiercely independent female and together they takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro. Also appears in the sequel Rio 2.

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Movie: 2011, 2014.

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famous dog in TV, ThunderCats

NAME: Ma-Mutt

Loyal dog of Mumm-Ra, the villian, in the animated TV series ThunderCats; about a team of humanoid cats who fight evil in their adopted home world. A sequel series follows the cats as they are forced to roam the planet Third Earth.

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: TV series: 1985-1989, 2011-2012.

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famous dog in book, Naughty Mabel

NAME: Mabel

The Hampton's dog in the children's book Naughty Mabel; about a pampered pup who takes center stage at her parent's party; by actor Nathan Lane and partner Devlin Elliott.

BREED: Bulldog, French

YEARS: Book: 2015.

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famous dog in movie, comics, Marmaduke

NAME: Marmaduke

The Winslow family dog in the comic strip and in the animated movie Marmaduke; about a big dog that gets into loads of trouble; comic by Brad Anderson. (Also in the movie are dogs Bosco, Giuseppe, Jezebel, Mazie, Thunder, Lightning, and Raisin.)

BREED: Great Dane

YEARS: Comic strip: 1954- now.

Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in book, TV, Martha Speaks

NAME: Martha (See also Skits)

Helen's talking dog in the book and animated TV series Martha Speaks; about a girl who feeds her dog alphabet soup that travels to the dog's brain; on PBS based on the 1992 book by Susam Meddaough.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Book: 1992.

TV series: 2008- now.

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famous dog in TV, Downward Dog

NAME: Martin

Nan's dog in the TV series Downward Dog; about a recently unattached working woman who finds companionship with a philosophizing dog; starring Allison Tolman.

BREED: Coonhound

mix

YEARS: TV series: 2017.

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famous dog in comics, Lola

NAME: Max

Lola's pet in the comic strip Lola; about a widow who, having moved in with her son and his family, reveals her independence and love of life; created by Todd Clark.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2000- now.

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famous dog in movie, Max

NAME: Max

Kyle's dog in the movie Max; about a dog whose handler, a U.S. Marine in Afghanistan, is killed, and who then is adopted by the soldier's family.

BREED: Belgian Sheepdog

(also called a Malinois)

YEARS: Movie: 2015.

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famous dog in movie, Max

NAME: Max

A military service dog returning from service in Afghanistan in the movie Max; about a dog traumatized by his handler's death and adopted by the Marine's family.

BREED: Belgian Shepherd

YEARS: Movie: 2015.

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famous dog in movie, The Secret Life of Pets

NAME: Max

Katie's dog in the animated movie The Secret Life of Pets; about a dog whose leisure life is turned upside down when his owner brings home an unkempt mongrel called Duke. (Also in the film are dogs Mel, Buddy, and Gidget.)

BREED: Jack Russell Terrier

YEARS: Animated movie: 2016.

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famous dog in book, McDuff

NAME: McDuff

Fred and Lucy's adopted dog in the children's book series McDuff; a series of illustrated books about a puppy who finds a home and the various adventures afterwards; created by Rosemary Wells (with later coauthor Susan Jeffers.)

BREED: West Highland Terrier

YEARS: Book: 1997-2005.

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famous dog in book, The Good Dog

NAME: McKinley

The canine narrator in the book The Good Dog; about a town's dogs as they face the call of the pack; written by Edward Irving Wortis. (Also in the story are dogs Duchess and Redburn.)

BREED: Malamute

YEARS: Book: 2001.

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famous dog in TV, Poko

NAME: Minus

Poko's dog in the Canadian children's animated TV series Poko; about a young boy with a magic finger, his pet dog and his toy monkey; by Halifax Film.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2003- now.

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famous dog in book, Mo: The Talking Dog

NAME: Mo

Martin's adopted dog in the book Mo: The Talking Dog; about a dog who has a voice box transplant and learns to talk; written by Michelle Booth.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Book: 2013.

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famous dog in TV, Undateable

NAME: Mo

Candice's dog in the TV series (sit-com) Undateable; about a 30-ish carefree single guy who is unable or unwilling to form a lasting commitment with a woman.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: TV series: 2014-2016.

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famous dog in comics, Jump Start

NAME: Mortimer

The Cobb family dog in the comic strip Jump Start; about an average middle class couple, busy with work and raising a family revealing the humor of daily life; created by Robb Armstrong.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Comic strip: 1989- now.

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famous dog in book, Just a Dog

NAME: Mr. Mosely

The Corey family dog in the book Just a Dog; about a dog who seems to know what everyone in family needs; written by Michael Gerard Bauer.

BREED: Great Dane

and Dalmatian mix

YEARS: Book: 2014.

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famous dog in movie, TV, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show

NAME: Mr. Peabody

A intelligent and clever dog in the animated TV series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show; about the time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son; produced by Jay Ward Productions. Also in the animated movie Mr. Peabody and Sherman.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1959-1964.

Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in TV, BoJack Horseman

NAME: Mr. Peanutbutter

BoJack's former sitcom rival and Diane's boyfriend in the animated TV series BoJack Horseman; about the star of a once hit television now washed up living in Hollywood and complaining about everything.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: TV series: 2014- now.

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famous dog in comics, Urbanus

NAME: Nabuko Donosor

Urbanus' dog in the Flemish comic strip Urbanus; loosely based on Flemish comedian and singer Urbanus who portrayed as an eleven to twelve-year old version of himself despite his full-grown beard.

BREED: Alien dog

but treated like a regular dog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1982- now.

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famous dog in TV, F.C. De Kampioenen

NAME: Nero

Carmen's pet in the humorousTV series Flemish TV series F.C. De Kampioenen; about a fictional football (soccer) team who regularly visit the club canteen before or after training or a match.

BREED: Yorkshire Terrier

YEARS: TV series: 1990-2011.

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famous dog in comics, Newshounds

NAME: Newshounds (Including Kevin, Rochelle, Sam, Renata, and Wolfram)

The staff of news broadcasting company, KPET in the web comic strip Newshounds; drawn and written by Thomas K. Dye and hosted by online comics syndicate Keenspot.

BREED: Golden Retriever

Cocker Spaniel, Collie, Black Labrador, Noregian Elkhound, Malmute

YEARS: Comic strip: 1997- now.

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famous dog in movie, comics, Garfield

NAME: Odie

Garfield's canine pigeon in the comic strip and the movie Garfield; about a fun-loving cat and a stupid dog; created by Jim Davis.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1978- now.

Movie: 2004.

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famous dog in comics, Beetle Bailey

NAME: Otto

In the comic strip Beetle Bailey; about the inept American soldiers stationed at Camp Swampy; created by Mort Walker.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1950- now.

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famous dog in movie, Epic

NAME: Ozzie

Professor Bomba's one-eyed, three-legged dog in the animated movie Epic; about a 17 year-old girl who is shrunk and lost in a forest where a battle between the good and evil biota is taking place.

BREED: Pug

YEARS: Movie: 2013.

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famous dog in TV, Arthur

NAME: Pal (See also Binky, Barnes, and Fren Walters)

In the animated TV series Arthur; an American and Canadian animated educational television series for children created by Cookie Jar Group.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1976- now.

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famous dog in TV, Paw Patrol

NAME: Paw Patrol (Including Marshall, Chase, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, Skye, and Everest)

A children's animated TV series Paw Patrol; about 7 pups each with a unique personality and skills and a tech-savvy boy working together on rescue missions to protect their city.

BREED: Various

YEARS: TV series: 2003-now.

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famous dog in TV, Neighbors form Hell

NAME: Pazuzu

The family dog in the satirical animated TV series Neighbors form Hell; about a family of demons who move to Texas from Hell to destroy a drill that can dig to the Earth's core.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Jommeke

NAME: Pekkie (See also Fifi)

Jommeke's friend's black dog in the Flemish comic strip Jommeke; about a young boy who lives with his parents and loves adventure; created by Jef Nys.

BREED: Poodle

YEARS: Comic strip: 1955- now.

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famous dog in movie, Doggie B

NAME: Pijo

A dancing dog in the movie Doggie B; about woman whose dog who helps his owner and her dog-dancing uncle fulfill their dreams.

BREED: Bichon

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in movie, book, TV, Jane Eyre

NAME: Pilot

Mr. Rochester's dog in the TV series (British) Jane Eyre; about a young governess who falls in love with her brooding and complex master; based upon the book by Charlotte Bronte. In the book the dog is a Newfoundland; in other films other kinds of dogs.

BREED: Landseer Newfoundland

(Irish Wolfhound in some portrayals)

YEARS: Book: 1847.

TV series: 2006.

Movies: 1914-2011.

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famous dog in movie, A Millions Ways to Die in the West

NAME: Plugger

Anna's companion in the movie A Millions Ways to Die in the West; a rambling comedy in the American West; starring Charlize Theron, Seth MacFarlane, and other name actors.

BREED: Border Collie

mix

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in movie, TV, Mickey Mouse

NAME: Pluto (See also Fifi)

Cartoon dog in the animated movies and several animated TV series appearing as the pet of Mickey Mouse; by Walt Disney. (More about Pluto.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Movies: 1931- now.

TV series: 1999- now.

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famous dog in movie, The Stray

NAME: Pluto

The Davis family adopted dog in the movie The Stray; about a young family who come upon a dog that seems to be miraculous.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2017.

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famous dog in comics, Pugad Baboy

NAME: Polgas

Sungcals' anthropomorphic family dog in the Filipino comic strip Pugad Baboy; featuring the traditional and stereotypical Filipino family life.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1988-2013.

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famous dog in comics, Pooch Cafe

NAME: Poncho (See also Boomer)

Chazz's dog in the comic strip Pooch Cafe; about the humorous antics of a self-serving squirrel-fearing food-obsessed mutt; created by Paul Gilligan. (Also in the comic are dogs Hudson, Droolia, Gus, Beaumont and Poo Poo.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2000- now.

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famous dog in comics, Sinfest

NAME: Pooch

A stereotypical cheerful dog in the comic strip and website Sinfest which deals with human nature often in parody; created by Tatsuya Ishida.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2000- now.

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famous dog in comics, Nancy

NAME: Poochie

Nancy's dog in the comic strip Nancy; about a typical and somewhat mischievous eight-year-old girl and her friends; created by Ernie Bushmiller.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1933-now.

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famous dog in comics, Luann

NAME: Puddles

Luann's dog in the comic strip Luann; about a teenager dealing with school and family and friends; created by Greg Evans.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1985- now.

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famous dog in TV, Ashleigh and Pudsey

NAME: Pudsey

Ashleigh's dog in the TV team Ashleigh and Pudsey made famous on Britian's Got Talent, 2012. Ashleigh said her other dog, Sully, would take Pudsey's place.

BREED: Mixed breed

(part Border Collie, Bichon Frise and Chinese Crested Dog)

YEARS: Dog: 2005-2017.

TV fame: 2012.

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famous dog in movie, Cool Dog

NAME: Rainy

Jimmy's pet in the movie Cool Dog; about a dog who is left behind when a family moves, then finds his way home in New York City.

BREED: German Shepherd

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in movie, book, Red Dog

NAME: Red Dog (Originally named Tally Ho)

The dog who unites the people of Dampier, Western Australia, in the movie Red Dog; based on the book Red Dog written by Louis de Bernières which was based upon a real life dog called Red Dog.

BREED: Kelpie-Cattle Dog mix

YEARS: Dog: 1971-1979.

Book: 1993.

Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in TV, Jesse Stone: No Remorse

NAME: Reggie

Jesse's dog in the TV show Jesse Stone: No Remorse; one of several stories based upon Robert B. Parker’s novels about Jesse Stone a former policeman.

BREED: Irish Setter

YEARS: TV show: 2010.

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famous dog in movie, The Drop

NAME: Rocco

Bob's adopted dog in the movie The Drop; about a bartender who finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry; starring Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace.

BREED: Pit Bull

puppy

YEARS: Movie: 2014.

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famous dog in comics, Chacha Chaudhary

NAME: Rocket (also known as Raaket)

Chacha Chaudhary's dog in the Indian comic strip Chacha Chaudhary; about frail, extremely intelligent old man, his wife, a giant called Sabu, and dog in a small Indian village; from Diamond Comics.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1971- now.

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famous dog in ads, The Life is good Company

NAME: Rocket

In advertisements for The Life is good Company, a New England-based apparel and accessories wholesaler retailer and lifestyle brand.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Ads: 1994- now.

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famous dog in book, How Rocket Learned to Read

NAME: Rocket

A playful dog in the children's book How Rocket Learned to Read; in which a tiny yellow bird teaches the dog how to read; by Tad Hills. Other books include Rocket Writes a Story and Rocket's Mighty Words

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Book: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Rocky

NAME: Rocky

In the Swedish comic strip Rocky; about on an anthropomorphic dog and his friends in their everyday life in Stockholm; created by Martin Kellerman.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1998- now.

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famous dog in book, TV, The Durrells

NAME: Roger

Gerry's dog in the book and the British TV series The Durrells (also known as The Durrells in Corfu on American television); about a English family trying to survive on the Greek island of Corfu in the late 1930s; based on Gerald Durrell's three autobiographical books. The story was also told in a 2005 TV film, My Family and Other Animals.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Books: 1956, 1969, 1978.

TV film: 2005.

TV series: 2016.

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famous dog in TV, EastEnders

NAME: Roly (See also Terence, Wellard, and Willy)

Sharon's dog in the TV series (British) EastEnders; about the people of a fictional Victorian square in a fictional London Borough. (More about Roly.)

BREED: Poodle

YEARS: TV series: 1985- now.

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famous dog in comics, Pickles

NAME: Roscoe

Earl and Opal's dog in the comic strip Pickles; about a retired couple in their seventies; created by Brian Crane.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1990- now.

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famous dog in comics, Red and Rover

NAME: Rover

Red's loyal companion in the comic strip Red and Rover; about a boy and his dog; created by Brian Basset.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

(mostly)

YEARS: Comic strip: 2000- now.

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famous dog in book, Rover Red Charlie

NAME: Rover Red Charlie

The survivors in the book series Rover Red Charlie; about three canine companions against the backdrop of Armageddon; by Garth Ennis.

BREED: Bassethound, Irish Setter, Border Collie

YEARS: Book: 2014.

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famous dog in movie, TV, ads, The Muppet Show

NAME: Rowlf the Dog (See also Muppy and Baskerville)

In several animated movies and the puppet TV series The Muppet Show; a puppet dog originally created by Jim Henson for advertisements for Purina Dog Chow. Also on The Jimmy Dean Show and Sesame Street. (More about Rowlf. Also in the show was Miss Piggy's dog Foo-Foo.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Ads: 1962.

Movies: 1979, 2011.

The Jimmy Dean Show: 1963-1966.

TV series: 1969-now, 2015.

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famous dog in TV, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman

NAME: Ruff Ruffman

Host in the animated TV game show FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman on PBS during the PBS Kids GO! block of educational programming; created by Kate Taylor.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2006-2010.

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famous dog in book, comics, Groo the Wanderer

NAME: Rufferto

Groo's inseparable companion in the comic book series Groo the Wanderer; about an incompetent large-nosed barbarian and his faithful dog; created by Sergio Aragonés.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic books: 1981- now.

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famous dog in TV, Timmy Time

NAME: Ruffy

A energetic puppy in the British Children's animated TV series Timmy Time; about a boy and his friends who have to learn to share, make friends and accept their mistakes; a spin-off from the Shaun the Sheep; created by Aardman Animations.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2009-2012.

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famous dog in comics, Deflocked

NAME: Ruppert (See also Cobb, his brother)

The younger dog brother in the comic strip Deflocked; about the relationship of a wayward sheep with two dogs and their adopted young boy; written by Jeff Corriveau.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2006- now.

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famous dog in movie, The Conjuring

NAME: Sadie

The Perron family dog in the movie The Conjuring; about a family who move into a haunted house.

BREED: Border Collie

YEARS: Movie: 2013.

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famous dog in comics, The Other Coast

NAME: Sakura (See also Koko)

One of the family dogs in the comic strip The Other Coast; created by Adrian Raeside.

BREED: Papillon

YEARS: Comic strip: 2001- now.

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famous dog in comics, Family Circus

NAME: Sam (See also Barfly)

The second family dog in the comic strip Family Circus; about a typical American family; created by Bil Keene.

BREED: Cocker Spaniel

YEARS: Comic strip: 1960- now.

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famous dog in TV, comics, Sam & Max

NAME: Sam (Of Sam & Max the Freelance Police)

A crime-stopper in comic book series Sam & Max; in the animated TV series The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police and video games originally created by Steve Purcell. (More about Sam & Max.)

BREED: Cocker Spaniel

YEARS: Comics: 1987- now.

TV series: 1997-1998.

Video games: 1993-2010.

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famous dog in TV, Ox Tales

NAME: Sammy (Named Saffie in 2010 dub)

Ollie's most loyal pet in the Dutch animated TV series Ox Tales; about an anthropomorphic ox who works as a farmer; based upon the comic strip and comic books Boes

BREED: Generic hound

YEARS: Animated TV series: 1987-1988.

Dubbed release: 1989, 2010.

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famous dog in movie, comics, Little Orphan Annie

NAME: Sandy

Annie's dog in comics Little Orphan Annie on radio, in the Broadway musical Annie, and in the movies (1982, 1999 and 2014); created by Harold Gray.

BREED: Airedale

mix

YEARS: Radio: 1925-1942.

Comics: 1925- now.

Broadway stage: 1977-1983.

Movies: 1982, 1999, 2014.

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famous dog in TV, The Simpsons

NAME: Santa's Little Helper

The family dog in the long-running animated TV series The Simpsons; about a disfunctional family and noted for its fast and subtle humor and ridiculous plots; created by Matt Groening.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1989- now.

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famous dog in TV, comics, Jewelpet

NAME: Sapphie

Aoi's pet in the Japanese animated TV series and comic strip Jewelpet; about the magical world of Jewel Land where three magicians turned the Jewelpets into Jewel Charms.

BREED: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

YEARS: Comics: 2009.

Animated TV series:2009-2013.

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famous dog in comics, Get Fuzzy

NAME: Satchel

One of Rob's pets in the comic strip Get Fuzzy; about the adventures of an ad executive and his anthropomorphic dog and cat; created by Darby Conley.

BREED: Mixed breed.

Father was Labrador Retriever, his mother a Shar-Pei

YEARS: Comic strip: 1999- now.

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famous dog in movie, Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure

NAME: Scoot

Kassie's dog in the movie for TV Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure; about friends and a dog who organize a holiday fundraiser but must protect the cash from crooks.

BREED: German Shepherd

YEARS: Movie: 2013.

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famous dog in TV, Finley the Fire Engine

NAME: Scout

The firehouse dog in the children's books and the animated TV series for children (British) about Finley the Fire Engine; produced by Balley Beg animation studios.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2006- now.

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famous dog in TV, Scooby-Doo

NAME: Scrappy-Doo

The nephew of cartoon star Scooby-Doo in the animated TV series Scooby-Doo; about a big dog and several teenage humans; a Hanna Barbera production, originally created by Joe Ruby and Ken Spears.

BREED: Great Dane

YEARS: TV series: 1979-2011.

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famous dog in TV, Little Princess

NAME: Scruff

The princess's dog in the animated TV series Little Princess; about a little girl and her discovery of the world; based upon the series of books by Tony Ross.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2006-2011.

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famous dog in comics, Ask Shagg

NAME: Shagg E. Dawg

In the comic strip Ask Shagg where a dog answers questions about animals that are sent in by readers; created by cartoonist Peter Guren.

BREED: Generic shaggy dog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1980- now.

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famous dog in TV, Smallville

NAME: Shelby

A super dog who lost his super powers in the TV series Smallville; about the early years of Superman; starring Tom Welling.

BREED: Golden Retriever

YEARS: TV series: 2001-2011.

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famous dog in movie, 50/50

NAME: Skeletor

Adam's dog in the movie 50/50; about a young journalist's struggle with a rare cancer; starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen.

BREED: Greyhound

YEARS: Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in book, TV, Martha Speaks

NAME: Skits (See also Martha)

Helen's second dog in the book and animated TV series Martha Speaks; about a girl who feeds her dog alphabet soup that travels to the dog's brain; on PBS based on the 1992 book by Susam Meddaough.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Book: 1992.

TV series: 2008- now.

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famous dog in book, A Dog Named Slugger

NAME: Slugger

Leigh's service dog in the book A Dog Named Slugger; a true story about a young woman who finds confidence and happiness with a Labrador retriever by her side; written by Leigh Brill.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Book: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Blacksad

NAME: Smirnov

Police commissioner and friend of Blacksad in the comic series Blacksad; a black cat investigator solving crimes in an anthropomorphic world; created by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido.

BREED: German Shepherd

YEARS: Comic series: 2000- now.

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famous dog in comics, Hagar the Horrible

NAME: Snert

Hagar's dog in comic strip Hagar the Horrible; about a shaggy scruffy overweight red-bearded Viking who regularly raids England; created by Dik Browne and now drawn by his son Chris Browne.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1973- now.

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famous dog in movie, TV, comics, Peanuts

NAME: Snoopy (See also Spike)

Charlie Brown's dog in comic strip Peanuts and in animated TV specials such as I want a Dog for Christmas by Charles Schulz. (More about Snoopy.)

BREED: Beagle

YEARS: Comic strip: 1950- now.

TV specials: 1965-2011.

Movies: 1969, 1972, 1977, 1980.

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famous dog in movie, book, TV, comics, The Adventures of Tintin

NAME: Snowy

Tintin's dog in the Belgian comic book, the animated TV series, and the animated movie The Adventures of Tintin; about a reporter and his dog; created by Georges "Hergé" Remi. The earlier TV series was The Adventures of Tintin; the later series Hergé's Adventures of Tintin.

BREED: Wire Fox Terrier

YEARS: Comic books: 1929-1976.

TV series: 1959-1963, 1991-1992.

Movie: 2011.

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famous dog in movie, Due Date

NAME: Sonny

Ethan's dog in the movie Due Date; about a high-strung father-to-be who is forced to hitch a ride with an aspiring actor and his dog so he can see his child's birth; starring Robert Downey Jr.

BREED: French Bulldog

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in movie, The Dogfather

NAME: Sonny

An adopted dog in the movie The Dogfather; about a dog who swallows a mafia don's ring and his best soldiers try and retrieve it.

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in comics, Dog eat Doug

NAME: Sophie

Doug's canine friend in the comic strip Dog eat Doug; about a dog and a baby in a love-hate relationship; created by Brian Anderson.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Comic strip: 2004- now.

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famous dog in book, TV, comics, Moomin

NAME: Sorry O-O

A melancholy and longing dog in the comic strip, TV series, and books about Moomin; a series of episodes with several eccentric and oddly-shaped characters, some of whom are related to each other; by Finnish author Tove Jansson.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Books: 1945-1970.

Comic strip: 1945-1975.

TV series: 1959-1991.

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famous dog in movie, Frankenweenie

NAME: Sparky

Victor's dog in the movie and animated movie remake Frankenweenie; about a boy who creates a machines that revives his dead dog. The 2012 was a remake of the earlier movie both directed by Tim Burton.

BREED: Bull Terrier

YEARS: Movie: 1984, 2012.

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famous dog in TV, South Park

NAME: Sparky

Stan's dog in the animated TV series South Park; about the bizarre adventures of four boys; created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The show is known for crude language and dark humor.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 1997- now.

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famous dog in TV, The Fairly OddParents

NAME: Sparky

Timmy's talking fairy dog in the animated TV series The Fairly OddParents; about the everyday adventures of Timmy Turner, a boy who is granted two fairy godparents; created by Butch Hartman.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Animated TV series: 2001- now.

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famous dog in comics, Best in Show

NAME: Spencer

A wily dog in the comic strip Best in Show; about a dog with a mind of his own; create by Phil Juliano.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: Comic strip: 2004-now.

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famous dog in comics, Peanuts

NAME: Spike (See also Snoopy)

Snoopy's older brother in the comic strip Peanuts; by Charles Schulz. (More about Spike.)

BREED: Bulldog

YEARS: Comic strip: 1950- now.

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famous dog in TV, Dog With a Blog

NAME: Stan

The family dog in the TV series Dog With a Blog; about a family whose dog can talk and has a blog where he discusses the household happenings.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: TV series: 2012- now.

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famous dog in book, Stella is a Star

NAME: Stella

A dog no one seems to like in the children's book Stella is a Star; about a dog who learns the lessons of self-acceptance, following her heart's desires and that it's okay just to be herself; written by Bernadette Peters and illustrated by Liz Murphy.

BREED: Pit Bull

YEARS: Book: 2010, 2015.

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famous dog in movie, book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

NAME: Sweetie

The family dog in the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days; based on the popular illustrated children's book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid; written by author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Book: 2009.

Movie: 2012.

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famous dog in movie, Rabbit Hole

NAME: Taz

Danny's dog that he chased after into the street, in the movie Rabbit Hole, about a married couple who struggle to deal wth the death of their young son; starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart.

BREED: Mixed breed

YEARS: Movie: 2010.

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famous dog in TV, EastEnders

NAME: Terence (See also Roly, Wellard, and Willy)

Janine's dog in the TV series (British) EastEnders; about the people of a fictional Victorian square in a fictional London Borough.

BREED: Lhasa Apso

YEARS: TV series: 1985- now.

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famous dog in TV, comics, ads, Buster Brown

NAME: Tige

In advertising and in the comic strip Buster Brown; about a mischievous young boy and his dog; created by Richard Felton Outcault and on radio and in the TV series. Adopted as mascot by Brown Shoe Company.

BREED: Pit Bull Terrier

YEARS: Comic strip: 1901-1921.

Ads: 1904-now.

Radio: 1943-1954.

TV series: 1951-1953.

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famous dog in comics, Batman

NAME: Titus (See also Ace the Bat-hound)

Batman's later dog in the comic book series Batman. Titus was introduced in the Batman books as a German Shepard, taking the place of Ace the Bat-hound.

BREED: Great Dane

YEARS: Comics: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Spike and Suzy

NAME: Tobias

Dog adopted by Suzy in the Belgian comic strip Spike and Suzy (Suske en Wiske in Flemish); about two children and their friends and family with elements of comedy, fantasy, and science fiction.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1945- now.

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famous dog in book, comics, Jommeke

NAME: Tobias

Dog of the Baron van Piependale in the 257th Flemish comic book of Jommeke; about a clever young boy with a parrot who looks for and loves adventure.

BREED: Fictional breed

with long ears and large feet

YEARS: Dog character: 2011.

Comic books: 1955- now.

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famous dog in book, A Dog's Journey

NAME: Toby (Originally named Buddy, then Molly, then Max, finally Toby.)

The narrator of the story in the book A Dog's Journey; about one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives; a sequel to A Dog's Purose by W. Bruce Cameron. (The Buddy reincarnation derives from the earlier book.)

BREED: Beagle

(Originally a Black Labrador as Buddy, then a Cocker Spaniel as Molly, then a Poodle mix as Max, before ending up as Toby.)

YEARS: Book: 2012.

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famous dog in comics, Take It From The Tinkersons

NAME: Tubby

The family dog in the comic strip Take It From The Tinkersons; about a modern family facing the trials and troubles of daily life; created by Bill Bettwy.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 2013- now.

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famous dog in TV, Turbo Dogs

NAME: Turbodogs (Including Dash, Mags, Strut, Stinkbert, Clutch, and GT)

Six dogs friends in the animated TV series Turbo Dogs; about speedy canine friends who learn lessons in friendship, fair play, and teamwork. (Also in the series are dogs Cam, Ump, Five, Marlene, Zanner, Rock Rally, & others.)

BREED: Labrador Retriever

(Clutch), Beagle (Dash), Bulldog (GT), Cocker Spaniel (Mags), Terrier (Stinkbert), Dachshund (Strut)

YEARS: TV series: 2008-2010.

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famous dog in TV, Lost

NAME: Vincent

Walt's dog in the TV series Lost; about airline passengers inexplicably stranded on a mystery island teeming with surprises.

BREED: Labrador Retriever

YEARS: TV series: 2005-2010.

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famous dog in comics, Cathy

NAME: Vivian (See also Electra)

Irving's dog in the comic strip Cathy; about a woman and her struggles with food, love, mom, and work; by Cathy Guisewite.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1976-2010.

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famous dog in comics, Drabble

NAME: Wally

The family dog in the comic strip Drabble; created by Kevin Fagan.

BREED: Dachshund

YEARS: Comic strip: 1979- now.

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famous dog in book, TV, Hamish Macbeth

NAME: Wee Jock

Macbeth's dog in the TV series (British) Hamish Macbeth; about a man who keeps the peace in a small Scottish town without undue reliance on the letter of the law; loosely based on a series of mystery novels by M. C. Beaton.

BREED: West Highland White Terrier

YEARS: Book: 1985-2013.

TV series: 1995-1997.

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famous dog in TV, Fluffy Gardens

NAME: Wee Reg

One of the characters in the children's animated TV series Fluffy Gardens in which each seven-minute episode tells the story of a different character. (Also in the series is George the Mean Yellow Dog.)

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2007-2014.

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famous dog in book, TV, comics, Ginga Legend Weed

NAME: Weed

Son of Gin in the Japanese comic book series and animated TV series Ginga Legend Weed; about a dog and his allies who journey throughout Japan aiding those in need;

BREED: Akita

YEARS: Comic book series: 1999- now.

Animated TV series: 2005-2006.

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famous dog in comics, Mister Boffo

NAME: Weederman

Earl's dog in the comic strip Mister Boffo; about a balding big-nosed man married to a pretty blonde; by Joe Martin.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic strip: 1986- now.

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famous dog in TV, EastEnders

NAME: Wellard (See also Terence, Roly, and Willy)

Robbie's dog in the TV series (British) EastEnders; about a community in a fictional Victorian square in a fictional London borough.

BREED: Belgian Tervuren

YEARS: TV series: 1985- now.

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famous dog in TV, Wilfred

NAME: Wilfred

Sarah's dog in the TV series Wilfred; a comedy about a depressed fellow who is the only one to hear the neighbor's dog talking. This Australian TV series was imported to the U.S.; starring Jason Gann as Wilfred and Elijah Wood.

BREED: Mixed breed

(or dog imposter)

YEARS: Australian TV series: 2007-2010.

US TV series: 2011-2013.

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famous dog in TV, EastEnders

NAME: Willy (See also Terence, Wellard, and Roly)

Ethel's dog in the TV series (British) EastEnders; about the people of a fictional Victorian square in a fictional London Borough.

BREED: Pug

YEARS: TV series: 1985- now.

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famous dog in TV, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

NAME: Winoma

A character in the animated TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic; about a studious unicorn pony named Twilight Sparkle as her mentor Princess Celestia guides her to learn about friendship in the town of Ponyville; developed by Lauren Faust..

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Animated TV series: 2010- now.

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famous dog in TV, Super Why

NAME: Woofster

Whyatt's dog in the animated TV series Super Why; a children's adventure series in which five Super Readers help preschoolers learn the fundamentals of reading; created by Angela C. Santomero.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: TV series: 2007-2012, 2015- now.

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famous dog in TV, Suburgatory

NAME: Yakult

Dallas' dog in the TV series Suburgatory; about a single father and his daughter who have moved from Manhattan to the suburbs.

BREED: Cairn Terrier,

possibly

YEARS: TV series: 2011-2014.

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famous dog in TV, Ben 10: Omniverse

NAME: Zed

Member of Ben's team in the animated TV series Ben 10: Omniverse, about the adventures of teenager who wields an extremely powerful device that allows him to change into various aliens.

BREED: Anubian Baskurr

YEARS: TV series: 2012-2014.

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famous dog in TV, Littlest Pet Shop

NAME: Zoe Trent

John and Clarissa's dog in the children's animated TV series Littlest Pet Shop; about a girl who discovers that she alone can understand and talk to all of the pets and other animals in the pet shop.

BREED: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

YEARS: TV series: 2012-2014.

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famous dog in comics, Beano

NAME: Zuky

A character in the British children's comic strip magazine Beano; about a cat, Meeko, and dog, Zuky who fight like cat and dog usually for not good reason.

BREED: Generic

YEARS: Comic: 2010- now.

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