Bruiser is the glamorous chihuahua who is often found in the arms of Elle Woods, as seen in this post by @legallyblondemovies. He is always ready to be styled in pink apparel and loyally stays by his master throughout her dramatic life.
Saving Shiloh is about a boy, Marty, who encounters a beagle. Marty must now try to rescue Shiloh from his abusive master. This is one of the best dog movies to watch, as it is portrayed from a little boy's perspective. Post by @_marie_at.
— IMDb (@IMDb) February 12, 2018
This film may have encouraged quite a few dog adoptions because Shadow is an absolute delight in the film. Shadow is the wise one who leads Sassy and Chance back to their master. In this throwback tweet, @IMDb mentions Shadow's close-call scene.
The charming Parsons Russell Terrier turned into an overnight sensation, courtesy of his role in the French movie, The Artist. @barky_warky shares a picture of Jack (Uggie the dog) looking dapper in a bow at the Golden Globes.
End of the year tradition in my 3rd grade...read-aloud Because of Winn Dixie and then watch the movie. Still did both, virtually! All in for Winn Dixie Wednesday! #moviemorning @KateDicamillo #BearTavernPride #BearTavernReads pic.twitter.com/fJNo2scB8A
— Betsy Finnegan (@EAFinnegan) June 10, 2020
Little Opal becomes friends with a dog whom she names Winn-Dixie (after the store from where she finds her). Thanks to Winn-Dixie, Opal learns to mend her relationship with her father, and we love the dog for that! Check @EAFinnegan’s end-of-the-year tradition with Winn-Dixie.
ON THIS DAY in 1997 — ‘Air Bud’ opened in theatersFACT: The dog, who played Buddy, also played Comet in ‘Full House’ pic.twitter.com/Bkns4RT83Y
— T̷R̷O̷Y̷ ̷H̷U̷G̷H̷E̷S̷ (@TommySledge) August 1, 2019
Comet is the late Golden Retriever that starred in every family’s favorite drama show Full House. He entered the family as a thank you present. @TommySledge tweets that this is the same dog who played Buddy in Air Bud.
Este perrito en verdad es el mejor amigo del hombre! Mira HAICHI: A DOG'S TALE a las 8:30am E | 5:30am P pic.twitter.com/B9QsKCjNg4
— Cine Sony (@CineSony) March 9, 2017
@CineSony tweets a still from the film. Hachi’s character was inspired by the story of Hachiko from Japan, who waited for his owner faithfully at a train station even after his owner had passed away. His statue stands proud at Shibuya Station, Tokyo.
Cute Dogs from Vintage TV Shows #23: Rin-Tin-Tin from The Adventures of Rin-Tin-Tin. #CuteDogsFromVintageTVShows #CuteDogs #Dogs #VintageTV #RinTinTin #TheAdventuresOfRinTinTin pic.twitter.com/yOs7mc2vpO
— Jingle Bones Movie Time (@michael_looke) March 23, 2020
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, the famous dog-themed TV series from 1954, follows Rusty and his German shepherd Rin Tin Tin's journey across the West, as they maintain order. @michael_looke tweets a still from the vintage TV show.
I rewatched The Mask (its fine), which I hadn’t seen since I was 10. This pseudo Hulk shit gave me nightmares- the real star of the movie is the dog Milo. pic.twitter.com/lVMCfsSG7q
— Apocalypse Mal ???????? (@TheLadyStranger) May 16, 2020
The Mask is about a bank clerk who chances upon a green mask that gives him crazy powers. The mask is also worn by Milo, and he starts to possess strange powers. @TheLadyStranger tweets that Milo is the real star of the film.
Backup is Veronica Mars’s protective dog in the American TV series. Backup was played first by Gordo, an American bulldog, and then by Lefty, a pitbull, as seen in this post by @veronicamars. Both were good doggos!
@gospelhydration, we’d recognize this film anytime because Petey the pooch is one of a kind. This pitbull terrier with a circle around his eye plays with the kids on their little adventures in the most adorable film of all time, The Little Rascals.
relationship goals: Jay & Stella from modern family pic.twitter.com/wqQKxWy3ho
— Rachel (@rachelr17) February 13, 2015
Stella is the Pritchett family’s pet dog and is constantly showered with love by Jay. Stella was played by a French bulldog that sadly passed away earlier this year, but we couldn’t agree more with @rachelr17; Jay and Stella’s love is immortalized.
Boomer is the star of Here’s Boomer, a popular television series that premiered in 1980 on NBC. Boomer is a stray dog who helps those he found in trouble. @uglyoldstuff posts a picture of Boomer to console all boomers.
— Nancy M. Anderson (@nma08244) September 28, 2014
Dollar is Richie Rich’s pet from the animated series that aired on ABC in 1980. The show's fandom calls him a “dollarmation” because he is a dalmatian but with dollar signs for black spots. @nma08244 shares the comic on which the show was based on.
— David Q Sutton (@davidqsutton) September 11, 2018
The Jetsons were a middle-class family living a life in the future. So, obviously, their family pet was a robotic dog named Astro. He had an excellent companionship with the father and son, Elroy and George. Tweet by @davidqsutton.
Togo, the underdog-turned-hero Siberian Husky, moved us to tears after we watched him on screen. The film was based on true events, which adds to the reasons we love his character so much. @lynnayreviews highly recommends it for those with a soft spot for dogs.
Marley is the notorious dog that we all came to adore in Marley and Me. @thequotes_feed mentions a quote from the film that encapsulates Marley’s lovable character. Marley was based on a real-life dog that was featured in a book by John Grogan.
John Wick's dog turned into the film franchise’s icon after it was adopted after the first film. This doggo stays by John Wick's side during the deadliest of agendas. Watch him play his part in this clip posted by @johnwickmovie.
— Sunny (@0648876l) August 13, 2017
The coolest, goofiest, and most awkward Great Dane to exist, Marmaduke, starred in one of the best dog movies to exist. You may recall his adventures with his best friend, Carlos, a Balinese cat. @0648876l tweets an adorable still from the film.
101 Dalmatians was a TV show every ‘90s kid grew up watching and loved. It featured Perdita, Pongo, and their puppies, along with the antagonist, Cruella de Vil. @101dalmatiansdisney posted a memorable clip of the famous “Dalmatian Plantation” song.
Who doesn’t love Scooby-Doo, the jovial, goofy dog who is as brave as a chicken? However, when his friends need him, he puts on some outrageous disguises to trick the enemy. Scooby-Doo also has his own official Instagram account at @scoobydoo.
The humorous, sarcastic, martini-loving Brian is an animated canine character from the American television series Family Guy. Voiced by Seth MacFarlane, he is one of the main characters. In this post by @briangriffin_dawg, you can get a glimpse of his wit.
A dog loved over several generations; Lassie is one of the most iconic live-action dogs to star in a film. Lassie Come Home is set in England, where a couple has to sell Lassie to survive the Depression. Post by @wallis_cinemas.
Buddy, the Golden Retriever, who can play hoops stars in the film Air Bud. The best part is that this dog plays basketball in real life, too. Here’s a clip of Buddy shooting a hoop. Post by @airbudofficial.
— Nerdist (@nerdist) March 29, 2017
The crazy tongue-hanging-out-of-his-mouth dog, Dante, is a stray who eventually accompanies Miguel, the lead character, on an adventure into the Land of the Dead. Dante’s character was inspired by the national dog of Mexico, Xoloitzcuintli. Tweet by @nerdist.
Terry, the dog who plays Toto in The Wizard of Oz, also played Rags in the Shirley Temple movie BRIGHT EYES (1934). https://t.co/Ld1AbxD5PW#TheWizardOfOz #TCMParty @TCM_Party pic.twitter.com/fPjlOiYo21
— Nina L. Diamond (@ninatypewriter) April 11, 2020
Hollywood’s famous canine, Terry, starred alongside Judy Garland as Toto in The Wizard of Oz. We often saw it in Judy’s arms or in her basket, enjoying the wonderful world of Oz. @ninatypewriter tweets that Terry also played the dog in Bright Eyes.
Skip, a Jack Russell Terrier, struck a chord within many of us as he bettered the life of the Morris family. He made the film the sweetest dog movie of the year 2000. Check this post by @mikeprevette201 for a film review.
Balto, the animated dog who became a beloved character in the ‘90s, was a sled dog who helped bring medicine to Nome during an epidemic. @animalcharacters posted a still from the film, featuring Balto with his love interest Jenna.
Clifford was the star of an animated series, where he was shown to be around thirty feet tall. His character was inspired by an imaginary pal that creator Norman Bridwell’s wife conjured up. Post by @cliffordthebigreddog.
This is a heart-wrenching tale about a stray dog and a boy set in post-civil war Texas. The film Old Yeller teaches us what having furry friends means to humankind. @d23fan posted this old poster that brings back memories of the lovely Old Yeller and Coastes family.
Lady is an American Cocker Spaniel, and Tramp is a mix-breed Schnauzer. The film is a recent Disney remake of the 1955 animated film that goes by the same name. Watch this classic on Disney+, as @ladyandthetramp suggests.
Snoopy, a Beagle we came to love in the comic strip “Peanuts,” also stars in a 1972 film Snoopy, Come Home. @nostalgi3000 posts a few adorable clips from the film where you can also spot his sidekick Woodstock.
Chief, the half ear-nipped dog with sky blue eyes, is one of the main characters in Isle of Dogs. This Wes Anderson film is starkly different from any other dog movie you have watched in the past. Catch a glimpse in this clip by @isleofdogsmovie.
This doggo, a Great Pyrenees Bernese Mountain dog, voiced by Josh Gad, starred in one of the best dog movies of 2019. @adogsjourneymovie shares the poster of the film where you can see Bailey’s warm, brown eyes and delightful smile.
Bolt is a super-dog whose life is nothing short of an adventure, with danger around every nook and corner. Check out this trailer posted by @boltmovieofficial to know what we are talking about. Also, we love that Bolt is voiced by John Travolta.
Courage the Cowardly Dog follows the story of a pink dog who is easily frightened. Despite being a coward, Courage musters up his strength when needed. Here’s a clip by @couragethecowardlydognocontxt showing you how easily he scares.
Benji, the adorable mix-breed canine who was orphaned as a pup, always appears like a lowkey superhero when someone is in trouble. Like @cleverobin puts it, some heroes don't wear capes, but they have tails and big hearts.
Beethoven, a St. Bernard pup who grows into a giant dog, stars in the 1992 film Beethoven. Although the film was fairly underrated, it's a must-see for its light humor and distinct characters like mean Dr. Varnick and, of course, the lovely Beethoven. Post by @lbomwonderyearspodcast.