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Famous Real and Fictional Dogs

Famous Dogs I

  1. Laika - first animal to orbit the Earth. Went into space aboard Sputnik 2.
  2. Nipper - dog with the gramophone in the HMV logo.
  3. Scamper – member of the Secret Seven created by Enid Blyton.
  4. Toto - Dorothy's dog in The Wizard of Oz.
  5. Greyfriars Bobby - a Skye Terrier in Edinburgh who watched over his master's grave for 14 years in the mid-19th century.
  6. Bull's-eye - dog belonging to Bill Sikes in Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist.

  7. Boot - Old English Sheepdog in The Perishers comic strip first printed in the Daily Mirror in 1959.
  8. Schnorbitz - St Bernard owned by English comedian Bernie Winters.
  9. Copper - in The Fox and the Hound Walt Disney film.
  10. Slinky - Toy Story.
  11. Reckless - the dog in the Waltons.
  12. Petra - the first Blue Peter dog
  13. Eddie - the TV show Frasier.
  14. Pickles - known for finding the stolen Jules Rimet Football World Cup in 1966.
  15. Blondi - Adolf Hitler's German Shepherd Dog.
  16. Boatswain - the favorite pet of Lord Byron and the subject of the poem Epitaph to a Dog.

Famous Dogs II

  1. Montmorency - narrator's fox terrier in the novel Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome.
  2. Timothy - George's pet dog in Enid Blyton's children's adventure novel, The Famous Five.
  3. Santa's Little Helper - cartoon pet greyhound in the animated television series The Simpsons.
  4. Peritas - Alexander the Great's dog.
  5. Snowy - Tin Tin's Dog.
  6. Spike - Tom and Jerry cartoons.
  7. K9 - Dr Who's dog.
  8. Gnasher - Dennis the Menace's dog.
  9. Cerberus - in Greek mythology, the multi-headed watchdog of the underworld.
  10. Dougal - The Magic Roundabout children's TV programme that ran from 1965 to 1977.
  11. Gelert - legendary dog associated with King Llywelyn and the Welsh village of Beddgelert.
  12. Toby - Mr Punch's dog in Punch and Judy.
  13. Digby - title character of British children's fantasy-adventure comedy film The Biggest Dog in the World.
  14. Scrappy-Doo - fictional Great Dane, nephew of Scooby-Doo.
  15. Cavall - King Arthur's dog.
  16. Checkers - President Richard Nixon.
  17. Susan - All of the Queen's Pembroke Corgis descended from this dog.
  18. Buddy - President Bill Clinton's Labrador Retriever.
  19. Donnchadh - Bloodhound owned by Robert the Bruce.
  20. Shep - Blue Peter dog associated with presenter John Noakes.
  21. Sandy - Little Orphan Annie.
  22. Rin Tin Tin - rescued from a World War I battlefield and gained worldwide fame by appearing in 27 Hollywood films.
  23. Mick the Miller - first greyhound to win the English Derby. Years active: 1928–1931.
  24. Swansea Jack - rescued people from Swansea Bay and the River Tawe in the 1930s.