10 Famous Dog Names From Cartoon Characters With Interesting Stories

1. Underdog

Underdog is an American animated television series created by W. Watts Biggers in 1964. Stories are mainly about a mild-mannered shoeshine boy by day transformed into superhero Underdog whenever Polly Purebred is in trouble. Underdog was very popular in the USA and was one of the most memorable movies in American adults' heart. Underdog's most common saying when he appeared was, "There's no need to fear; Underdog is here!" When facing the damages he caused, he just replied, "I am a hero who never fails; I cannot be bothered with such details."

2. Snoopy

Snoopy is the most famous character in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. As Charlie Brown's pet, he is a loyal, innocent, imaginative and good-natured beagle. Snoopy tends to live a fantasy life, like being an author, a college student and a World War I Royal Flying Corps ace, but all his dreams fail in the end. For example, his short "novels" are never published; Snoopy imagines himself to speak, but never actually does. His moods can be conveyed only through growls, sobs, laughter, and pantomime.
Snoopy's house is considered bigger on the inside than the outside. It is also his "airplane" conducted by the machinery rides with the famous pilot, the Red Barron. You won't forget that signature red scarf waving in the wind behind the airplane. According to Schultz, Snoopy tries to escape the boredom of a dog's life through the imagination of being free.

3. Snuffles

Snuffles, a personated dog portrayed on The Quick Draw McGraw in 1959. He is used by QuickDraw to scare bad guys away and needs a biscuit as praise before his task.
Once he gets the treats, he will hug himself in ecstasy, jump into the air and float back down, which is incredibly hilarious. Quick Draw once ate biscuits too, and he did the same thing as Snuffles did: wrapping his arms around himself, down and up in ecstasy, consistently making a sound. What a magic biscuit and how funny that moment was!

4. Scooby-doo

Scooby-doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, including several animated television series produced from 1960 to the present day. Scooby-doo is also a dog character. He and his four teenage friends, Jones, Blake, Dinkley, and Shaggy get involved in one supernatural adventure after another, each one combines with a series of antics and wacky chase scene. At the end of episodes, the mysterious villain behind the "supernatural" occurrences will be revealed.
The original series, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You have won a great success since it was created in 1969, and the various follow-up animated series have worked, such as The New Scooby-Doo Show, Scooby-Doo 2, and Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo.

5. Odie

Odie is a housedog who first appeared in the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield and is depicted as a dimwit in the Garfield comics and cartoons. Even though he is mostly viewed as an idiot, but in rare cases, his secret intelligence is uncovered. For example, when Garfield and Jon were out, Odie enjoyed himself by reading War and Peace, smoking a pipe, and listening to Mozart.
Another distinctive feature about Odie is his tongue that was described as very long and stretchy in The Garfield Show. In the episode "Out on a Limb," Odie uses his long tongue to lower Garfield down a very high tree.

6. Mr. Peabody

Mr. Peabody is a cartoon dog appeared in the animated series Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show in the late 1950s and early 1960s. These comics were written for a more mature audience.
Mr. Peabody has accomplished many things in his life as a business magnate, inventor, scientist, etc. He adopted a human, named Sherman and they came to the past to experience historical events with the help of Mr. Peabody's inventions, the magical WAYBAC Machine. The film version was enjoyable but was a commercial failure.

7. Astro

Astro is a dog on the Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Jetsons. The most amazing thing about Astro is his sound. He can speak in a rough sounding English resembling dog barks and growls, like putting ‘r’ in many places they shouldn’t be, or replacing other consonants. For example, “ I love you, George” would be “I ruv roo, Reorge.”

8. Brian Griffin

Brian Griffin is a fictional character from the American animated television series Family Guy. He is an anthropomorphic white dog, struggling to find himself, attempting essays, novels, and newspaper articles, etc. Brian has an unusually close friendship with Stewie that shows in many of the show's subplots.
He loves drinking and smoking a lot but still gets audiences' heart that reflected as when Brian was killed in the season 12; fans acted out strongly negative reactions. For rescuing the show, the plot had to be rearranged as Stewie travels back in time to change the course of events and bring Brian back to life.

9. Deputy Dawg

Deputy Dawg is a Terrytoons cartoon dog character. He is depicted as a deputy sheriff in Florida, as the show progressed, the location changed to Mississippi, and later to Tennessee. He works very hard to please his boss: the Sheriff and tries to keep his pal, Muskie, and Vince, from trouble.
The show is sight gag based and combines with funny accents and stereotypical southern characteristics, like fishing or hanging out at the jailhouse.

10. Droopy

Droopy first appeared in the MGM cartoon Dumb-Hounded on March 20, 1943. This anthropomorphic dog gets his name by his droopy face. He moves slowly and dully, speaks in a monotone voice with a pair of lazy eyes.
His signature line goes like this, “You know what? That makes me mad!” when he feels furious, which is also his ultimate weapon to deal with the bad guys. It’s hard for Droopy not to be famous.

More choices here for you (categorized by A-Z)

Argo: Super dog in PS238 (comic book), great for a teacher's pet.
Bandit: The canine from Jonny Quest, perfect for your pal that gets into trouble.
Cleo: From Clifford the Big Red Dog cartoons, good title for a male.
Daisy: From the Blondie comic strip, ideal for your lovely female dog.
Einstein: From Oliver & Company, ideal for pooch
Fergus: From Citizen Dog, perfect for a strong dog
Georgette: From Oliver & Company, for a refined female.
Howard: Namesake pup from the Howard Huge comic strip would be a good choice for a little breed.
Idefix: From the Asterix comic books, perfect choice for a high-energy canine.
Killer: Nemesis of Tom from Tom & Jerry.
Lady: Great for a high class spaniel or pup that behaves well.
Manfred: From the Tom Terrific cartoon, we can use it on a German Shepherd.
Otto: From Beetle Bailey fame, a cute name for a terrier.
Pluto: Mickey Mouse's pal, good for a high-energy breed.
Rita: From Oliver & Company, great for a demure female.
Sandy: From Little Orphan Annie, perfect for a canine with golden-fur.
Tito: Pooch from Oliver & Company
Yowp: The pup from Yogi Bear, cute for a small yapper.
Now, it is a piece of cake for you to name your dog right? Yes, you can!

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