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Dogs are the most adorable companions that anyone could
ask for. Everything about them is lovable. They’re the purest of pets. They’re
loyal, playful, supportive, obedient, friendly, and the list goes on. Dogs are
just the best. Apart from being man’s best friend, dogs have also been quite
busy in the entertainment industry. They’ve always been a steady presence in
first literature, then film and television. Over time, the audiences have grown
attached to certain specific dogs that have graced their screens. Here are a
few of the most popular dogs in popular culture.
Although a common name, the most recognized Snoopy, is
undoubtedly the dog from 'Peanuts.' Charlie Brown's pet has been a constant
presence on the iconic comic strip which started appearing in newspapers in the
early 1950s. A world without Snoopy and the joy he brings to the Peanuts comics
would be a dull one.
Doug is the happiest dog in 'Up'. Doug is enigmatic and
would never turn down an adventure. Or a treat. He's the adorable golden
retriever who has the unique ability of speech. Although he may have been
raised to be a mean, attack dog, Doug had other plans. He's a plump, cheery
fellow who brings love and joy into the old man's life. He was the underdog
who, at the end of the movie, turned out to be the hero.
3. Lady and The
It would be a shame to leave the iconic spaghetti sharing
scene from 'Lady and the tramp' while discussing famous dogs in pop culture.
Besides being the most adorable couple, theirs is a love story for the ages.
He solves mysteries, he fights monsters, he eats an entire
hoagie sandwich in a single bite, he’s Scooby Dooby-Doo! The Mystery Inc. gang
would be incomplete without this lovable goof in the picture. Besides always
being the good dog that unmasks the bad guy at the end of every episode,
Scooby’s bond with his best friend Shaggy is enough to make even the iciest
The world of Mickey Mouse is a magical one where animals
can talk, walk, drive, and even go to work. But in Pluto’s case, he’s just a
regular old dog, living his best dog life. Although everyone around him seems
to be doing better than him, Pluto never complains.
6. Santa’s Little
'The Simpsons' is perhaps the 20th century’s
most popular cartoon. Although he has a little bit of a sad story at first,
life starts looking up for Santa’s little helper when he gets adopted by the
best family on TV. He’s playful, loyal, and friendly. More than anything, he’s
the most lovable character in The Simpsons.
Although these are but a few examples of the very good dogs in pop
culture, they are some of the best. If you’re unfamiliar with any dog on this
list, you’re missing out.