Don't worry ... you won't need to know all 101 Dalmatians, just maybe a few of them. You will be suprised how many dogs have appeared in Walt Disney movies and shows. Don't bark up the wrong tree! Let's go!
One of Disney’s most famous dogs, Pluto is Mickey Mouse's companion. He made his first appearance in the 1930 Disney cartoon,"The Chain Gang," where he didn’t even have a name and was a bloodhound on the trail of Mickey Mouse. He was later portrayed as Minnie’s dog, Rover. He was named Pluto in a later cartoon, "The Moose Hunt."
The best friend of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, Goofy made his cartoon debut in 1932's "Mickey’s Revue." Goofy is extremely clumsy, very humble and a little absent-minded. He was originally known as Dippy Dog.
The matriarch of the Beagle Boys, Ma Beagle is a villain in the "Duck Tales" animated series. She never seems to get caught, unlike her sons, and is alwaysable to spring them out of prison, normally by sending them files and other prison break materials in cakes.
Perdita is the mother of the 101 Dalmatians and appeared in the film of the same name in 1961. She is the partner of Pongo and is owned by Anita. She and Pongo go in search of their puppies when they are stolen by the evil Cruella de Vil.
Lady appeared in the 1955 Disney film, "Lady and The Tramp." She is owned by Jim Dear and Elizabeth Brown. Lady is an American Cocker Spaniel and very well refined, although she fails very quickly for the street-wise Tramp.
The love interest of Goofy’s son, Max, Roxanne first appeared in the 1995 film, "A Goofy Movie." This character has also appeared in the series, "House of Mouse," as well as Disney Adventureland comics.
DeSoto and his companion, Roscoe, appear in the 1988 Disney movie, "Oliver and the Gang." They are guard dogs of Bill Sykes. Both are Dobermans and both characters have also appeared in "Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers" as well as "House of Mouse."
A Jack Russel, Dodger appeared in the 1998 movie, "Oliver and Company." He is based on the character of the Artful Dodger from Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Dodger doesn’t like cats but avoids eating them as they have too much fur. He was voiced by singer Billy Joel.
The great friend of Napoleon, Lafayette and his companion appear in the 1970 Disney movie, The Aristocats. They are both strays and love nothing more than chasing humans who come to their home, an abandoned windmill, as well as chasing cars. Lafayette is a basset hound.
Tramp is Lady’s love interest in the 1955 Disney classic, "Lady and the Tramp." A little rough around the edges, he has a good heart and is very relaxed and laid back. Both Lady and Tramp make a brief appearance in "101 Dalmatians."
The son of Goofy, Max was first seen in the 1951 cartoon, "Fathers are People," where he was called Goofy Junior. In 1992, the character became Max Goof for the series, "Goof Troop." Max has a girlfriend by the name of Roxanne. In all of his appearances since 1992, Max has aged over time, a rare thing for a cartoon character.
Dug is a playful character that appears in the Pixar/Disney movie from 2009, "Up!" Although he is very friendly, he is easily distracted thanks to his very short attention span. This distraction normally comes in the form of squirrels. Dug is able to speak thanks to a special collar created by his owner, Charles Muntz.
The founder of the Beagle Boys, who are always trying to get their hands on Scrooge McDuck’s millions, Grandpa Beagle has only made a handful of appearances in Disney-related comics. He was initially called Blackheart Beagle.
Duckworth appears in the series, "DuckTales," as well as a range of comics. He is the butler and driver for Scrooge McDuck. Despite the word 'duck' in his name, he is a dog. He is extremely helpful and goes out of his way for Scrooge's nephews, Huey, Luey, and Duey.
Chief features in the 1981 Disney movie, "The Fox and the Hound." He is an Irish Wolfhound owned by Amos. Although he is extremely grumpy, he takes a liking to the puppy, Copper, that Amos is trying to train into a hunting dog. Chief also appeared in "The Fox and the Hound 2."
Butch first made his appearance in Disney cartoons in 1940. He mainly plays the arch-enemy of Mickey Mouse’s dog, Pluto. His first appearance in "Bone Trouble" saw Butch trying to protect his bone from Pluto who was intent on taking it.
A member of the Beagle Babes, who are cousins of the Boom Boom Boys and his gang who are always trying to get their money on Scrooge McDuck's millions. They appear in the Disney franchise, "Duck Tales."
Penny is a Dalmatian puppy that appears in the Disney movie, "101 Dalmatians." She is one of the original 15 puppies to which Perdita gave birth. Her father is Pongo. Penny is known to have fewer and smaller spots than the rest of the Dalmatian puppies.
A member of the Singin’ Strays, Dixie appears in "The Fox and The Hound 2." She is voiced by country star, Reba McEntire.
The youngest of a litter of Golden Retrievers, Rosebud appears in a range of Disney movies, including "Air Buddies," "Snow Buddies," and "Space Buddies." She is the only girl in the litter and her favorite thing in the whole world is to play soccer. Although she is surrounded by male dogs, there is no doubt that she is the leader of all her brothers.
One of Pongo and Perdita’s original litter of 15 Dalmatians, Rolly likes nothing more than to eat food… and lots of it. Although he is fairly round and bigger than his siblings, he doesn’t like to be called fat. Even after he is rescued from Cruella da Vil, the only thing Rolly can think of is filling his tummy.
This character appears in the Disney animated series, "Goof Troop." He is noted for his long, floppy ears and by the fact that he is going bald and only has hair around the side of his head. The character is voiced by Gary Owens.
A friend of Pongo and Perdita, Colonel is seen in "101 Dalmatians" where he assists in trying to track down the puppies stolen by Cruella de Vil. He is an old English sheepdog and has made cameo appearances in other Disney productions, including "House of Mouse."
Sparky is a Tim Burton creation, first appearing in a 1984 short, "Frankenweenie." In 2012, he appeared in a Disney-produced movie of the same name. He is the much-loved pet of Victor and after he dies, Victor gets the idea to reanimate him.
Released in 2008, "Bolt" stars John Travolta and Miley Cyrus. Bolt has spent his whole life as part of a TV series. The only thing, however, is that he thinks this is real life. So when his owner, Penny, is 'kidnapped,' Bolt breaks free from the TV studio to free her. The movie received an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Film.
The great friend of Lafayette, Napoleon and his companion appear in the 1970 Disney movie, "The Aristocats." They are both strays and love nothing more than chasing humans who come to their home, an abandoned windmill, as well as chasing cars. Napoleon is a bloodhound.
The dog owned by the Darling family, Nana appears in the 1953 Disney classic, "Peter Pan." She is extremely protective of the Darling children and acts as their nursemaid. She also appeared in "Jake and the Neverland Pirates" movie, "Battle for the Book" as well as an episode of "Talespin."
A Bassett hound, Stella appears in the 2009 Disney movie, "The Princess and the Frog," and is owned by Charlotte who receives her as a gift from her dad. She is voiced by Kelly Hoover.
Annette is one of three puppies born to Lady and Tramp from the Disney movie, "Lady and the Tramp."
Boris is part of the pound dogs that appear in the 1955 Disney feature, "Lady and the Tramp." Lady meets them when she is caught by the dogcatcher. While in the pound, they are busy with a plan to escape. The movie, however, never lets on to whether they were successful or not.
Roscoe and his companion, DeSoto, appear in the 1988 Disney movie, "Oliver and the Gang." They are Bill Sykes' guard dogs. Both are Dobermans and both characters have also appeared in "Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers" as well as "House of Mouse."
White Fang is the main dog in the film of the same name, released in 1991. He is actually a half-dog, half-wolf that is domesticated by Ethan Hawke's character.
Following the antics of Buddy, a golden retriever, "Air Bud" was released by the Disney studio in 1997. In the movie, Buddy befriends a 12-year-old boy who has just lost his father. The two become inseparable friends with a love of basketball.
This chihuahua appears in the 1988 Disney film, "Oliver and the Gang," loosely based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist. Despite his small stature, Tito has a big temper and is ready to fight anybody! Tito was voiced by Cheech Marin.
Copper appears in the 1981 Disney movie, "The Fox and the Hound." Although he should be chasing Tod the fox, Copper and Todd become good friends. He was voiced by Corey Feldman in the movie.
Belonging to Sherlock Holmes, Toby appears in the 1986 Disney classic, "The Great Mouse Detective." Disney recycled Toby’s barks for the movie. These barks are exactly the same as Pongo’s from a "101 Dalmatians." His snarl is from Copper ("Fox and the Hound") and his howling is the same as Trusty’s who appeared in the "Lady and the Tramp."
Bruno appears in the one of Disney’s most loved classics, "Cinderella." She received him as a present from her father when she was younger. Bruno’s arch-enemy is the cat, Lucifer.
A sheriff and best friend of Buck, Rusty the dog appears in 2004’s, "Home on the Range." He is voiced by G.W. Bailey, famous as Captain Harris in the Police Academy movies.
Freckles appears in the Disney classic, "101 Dalmatians," and is one of the 15 puppies born in Perdita’s first litter. He is called Freckles because of the small spots that appear around his nose.
A bloodhound that appears in "101 Dalmatians," Towser plays a small role in trying to locate Pongo and Perdita’s puppies after they are stolen by Cruella de Vil’s henchmen, Jaspar and Horace.
Danny is a Great Dane who has a minor role in "101 Dalmatians." It is important, however, since he is the first dog to hear Pongo’s bark for help when the puppies are stolen by Cruella de Vil’s henchmen, Jaspar and Horace. Danny’s best friend is a terrier named Scottie.
Percy is a Pug that appears in the 1995 Disney animated feature, "Pocahontas." He is owned by Governor Ratcliff but befriends Pocahontas, Meeko, and Flit when he leaves the governor.
Oddball is one of the main characters in "101 Dalmatians." She is different from all the other puppies in the fact that she is pure white and does not have any spots whatsoever, although they do start to appear at the end of the movie, proving she is a Dalmatian after all.
Butch is a friend of Mickey Mouse. He was originally a thief and in a gang until Mickey convinced him to reform. He first appeared in the cartoon, "Mr. Slicker and the Egg Robbers."
Dinah is a girlfriend of one of the great Disney characters, Pluto. Unfortunately for Pluto, she also dates his arch-enemy, Butch the Bulldog. She is a Dachshund.
Dijon appears in the Disney franchise, "DuckTales." He is a thief who sometimes collaborates with the Beagle Boys in their attempts to get their hands on Scrooge McDuck's millions.
Riley appears in the Disney movie, "Homeward Bound II." Voiced by comedian Sinbad, Riley is the head of a gang of strays. Although he is generally a nice dog, he hates humans and distrusts any dogs that associate with them.
Bankjob Beagle is a member of the notoriously inept gang, the Beagle Boys. They are always trying to get their hands on Scoorge McDuck's millions but end up in jail most of the time. They appear in the Disney franchise, "DuckTales."