In order to “find” the most well-known dogs you have to take account of their fame, popularity, cultural importance and, of course, their intelligence. There are many famous dogs on television : Lassie, Benji, Hooch and Rin Tin Tin, but there’s a ‘’breed’’ of dogs that happens to be more popular than all the others : cartoon dogs. Here are presented the most popular cartoon dogs, you don’t need to worry they are all trained to have at home.
- Milu – Tintin
Character created by Belgian Cartoonist Hergé. Milu, a white-furred Wire Fox Terrier, is Tintin’s best friend with whom he talks normally, expresses his opinion, disagrees and gives advice.
- Santa’s little helper – The Simpsons
Simpson’s dog, Santa’s little helper, is a charming but inadequately trained Collie dog. Having survived from the family’s cat, this retiree dos has saved the members of the family multiple times.
- Odie – Garfield
Despite being a secondary character, Odie participates in many Garfield stories and has become known for his creativity and revenge he wants to take from Garfield.
- Lady and the Tramp – Disney’s Lady and the Tramp
Cartoon’s first couple, Lady and the Tramp, has shown us that even dogs need love and companionship from someone their own kind. Even though they aren’t the only cartoon dogs presented by Disney, they are the ones most dog lovers around the world think of.
- Pluto – Disney
As Mickey Mouse’s pet, Pluto represents human’s ideal friend that everyone thinks of when looking for a dog. Pluto is human’s best friend, even if that “human” happens to be a mouse.
- Scooby-Doo – Scooby-Doo
Shaggy’s loyal companion, Scooby-Doo and his friends have been solving suspicious crimes since 1969. When they aren’t bribed with Scooby-snacks, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy run away scared when someone is chasing them, who always happen to be a human in a costume scaring the locals.
- Snoopy – Snoopy
When thinking of cartoon dogs, nobody forgets Snoopy. He and his friends have managed to appear in many comics as well as in some of the most iconic cartoons ever created.