This giant but adorable St. Bernard’s real name was Chris.
Buddy — from the “Air Bud” movies — was his real name, and he also played Comet in Full House!
Marley, of “Marley and Me” was played by 18 different dogs. All really freaking cute.
Zero, from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” was played by a Sheet named cotton.
5. Lady and Tramp
Walt Disney was prepared to cut their famous spaghetti eating scene thinking that it would not be romantic and that dogs eating spaghetti would look silly. Luckily that did not happen since dogs everywhere love that scene.
The dog from “The Mask” gets a bigger role in “Son of The Mask.” But we still love him here.
Smarty pants dog Einstein was played by real life dog Freddie.
9. Jerry Lee
This furry canine from “K-9” was played by a dog named Rando.
A dog named Enzo played Skip for most of “My Dog Skip”, but the All-star canine actor Moose (from “Frasier”) played him for a few scenes when Skip was older.
The first dog to play Benji was a shelter dog named Higgens. Higgens’ offspring Benjean played him for a few of the later films!
Pal is the original Lassie, but Pal’s descendants have continued to play Lassie. It’s all in the fam.
John Travolta voiced Bolt, the white American Shepherd Dog.
Lyco and Scott, two Picardy Shepherds shared the role of Winn-Dixie in “Because of Winn Dixie”
This Shiloh is not the daughter of Brad Pitt and Angelina, but instead a beagle named Frannie.
Reno, the Briard from “Top Dog” survived a film with Chuck Norris.
Doogal was groomed shortly after this film and became unrecognizable.
Beasley is Hooch’s real name, the French Mastiff from “Turner and Hooch” and was a pretty successful dog actor!
Slink, also known as Slinky from “Toy Story”, is a toy Dachshund.
20. Chance and Shadow
Chance is played by a dog named Rattler, but was voiced by Michael J. Fox since he had laryngitis all throughout shooting. Shadow was played by Ben the dog.
Uggie from “The Artist” is Uggie! He just got his paw print on the walk of fame, and retired from acting.
Otis, from “The Adventures of Milo and Otis” was originally a Japanese film, re-released in America a few years later.
Jason Lee voiced Underdog, the actual flying dog wants to remain anonymous.
Digby — the Old English Sheepdog — played a giant dog, similar to Clifford!
And Bingo was his name-o. Seriously, that’s the dog’s real name.
Puffy from “There’s something about Mary” has a female offspring who is Clay Aiken’s real pet dog.
*NO DOGS WERE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THIS POST.*
27. The Dalmatians
Each one really deserves their own spot, but for everyone’s sake they are being lumped together.
28. Hercules AKA The Beast
Possibly the most misjudged dog in movie history. Hercules was played by a cuddly English Mastiff.
Petey was the only pitbull in the he-man woman haters club in “The Little Rascals.”
Baxter — whose real name is peanut — is a border terrier mix.
There is a lot of love to go around for all the pups in the movies, so add YOUR favorite below!
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