Famous Dog Names C-G

The Famous Dog Names C-G list has great names from Charlie Dog to Clifford and from Duke to Gromit from Wallace and Gromit. There are more than 400 exciting possibilities. Here are a few examples:

Digby: Star of the British film Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World.

Eliot Shag: Featured in Jim Henson Productions’s Dog City on TV. The dog was a star here with puppetry and animation.

Charlie B. Barkin: The yellow dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.

Our list includes dogs from TV and movies, politics and comic strips. If you know a famous dog that is not on the list, please contact me so I can add it.

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This page lists all famous dog names from C through G. Jump to anywhere in the list by clicking on the letters below.

   All Famous Dog Names     A – B     C – G     H – M     N – R     S     T – Z

Famous Dog Names C-GDog BreedWhy Dog is Famous
Carface V. MaloneAmerican Pitt BullThe huge dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.
ChanceAmerican BulldogFound in the film Homeward Bound. Though played here by an American Bulldog, in the book it was a Labrador.
Charlie B. BarkinGerman Shepherd, Collie mixThe yellow dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.
Charlie DogHalf Collie! Half Airedale! Half Pekingese! Half St. Bernard!One of the most famous cartoon characters. Little Orphan Airedale of Looney Tunes cartoon fame, is one of the several animated movies of the character.
CheckersCocker SpanielPet of U.S. President Richard M. Nixon.
CheekaPugDog seen in the advertisement of Hutch cellular service in India.
ChiefFoxhoundPart of the animated movie The Fox and the Hound.
ChiffonEnglish SheepdogStarred in the film The Shaggy Dog.
ChipsGerman ShepherdThe most famous war dog during World War II.
ChristmasYellow Labrador RetrieverThe title role in the novel A Dog Named Christmas by Greg Kincaid and was also in the film of the same name.
ClaudePoodleThis loveable character was introduced in The Beverly Hillbillies an American TV series in 1962-1971.
CleoBasset HoundStar of the TV show The Peoples Choice.
CliffordGenericHero of the children’s novel Clifford the Big red Dog.
CloeChihuahuaFamous for its role in Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
CoalBearded CollieOne of the dogs in the movie The Shaggy Dog.
CometGolden RetrieverComet was the fmily pet in the American television series Full House from 1987-1995.
CorneilGenericStar of the animated series Corneil and Bernie on Nicktoons.
CourageGenericThe hero of its own show, Courage the Cowardly Dog, this cartoon character is beloved of many around the globe.
CubitusGenericThe lead in the Dupa’s comic strip Cubitus.
CujoSt. BernardThis was the dog from the famous book Cujo, a psychological horror novel by Stephen King. This novel received the British Fantasy Award in 1982.
DaisyYellow Labrador RetrieverStarred with Clint Eastwood in the movie Grand Torino.
DaphnePoodleThe cute dog in the film, Look Who’s Talking Now.
DawgGenericThe comic strip character in Hi and Lois.
DelgadoGerman ShepherdAppeared in 2008 film Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
DemonSiberian HuskyDog in the 2002 film Snow Dogs.
Deputy dawgGenericFamous for animated series Terrytoones on TV.
DeweyIrish TerrierAppeared in the 2007 movie Firehouse Dog.
DeweySiberian HuskyOne of the crew dogs in Eight Below, the movie based on a Japanese Antartic expedition.
DieselSiberian HuskyDog from the 2002 film Snow Dogs.
DigbyEnglish SheepdogStar of the British film Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World.
DinkyChihuahuaIn the Taco Bell ad. Here the role is played by Gidgit. “¡Yo quiero Taco Bell!”
DodgerTerrierOne of the crew members in Oliver and Company based on the famous novel, Oliver Twist.
DogBasset HoundPart of the TV show Columbo.
DogbertGenericFeatured in the Scott Adams comic strip Dilbert.
DogfatherGenericPart of the animated movie shorts The Dogfather. Here the voice was dubbed by Bob Holt.
Doggie DaddyGenericPart of the Hanna Barbera show The Quick Draw McGraw Show.
DogtanianGenericPart of the Spanish TV series Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds.
DollarDalmatianPet of TV series character, Richie Rich, the famous cartoon character by Hanna Barbera.
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DonnieDoberman PinscherA very intelligent dog who first appeared on the Dog Genius Show on National Geographic Channel. This dog can arrange his toys in geometric patterns.
DreyfussSt. BernardDog from the TV show Empty Nest.
DroopyDroopy eared muttThe famous cartoon character created by Tex Avery who has enthralled scores of audiances through years in animated movies.
DuchessSiberian HuskyOne of the dogs in the 2002 movie Snow Dogs.
DugLarge muttFeatured in the Pixar movie Up.
DukeGolden RetriverThe cute dog in the Bush’s Baked Beans advertisment during 1990s.
DukeBloodhoundDuke was the loveable character from The Beverly Hillbillies in 1962-1971.
DukeGreat DanePart of the 1944 movie musical Bathing Beauty starring Red Skelton and Esther Williams.
DustyAustralian KelpieThe title character of the movie Dusty based on a Thomas Hinkle book in 1940.
DynomuttDoberman PinscherThe lead character from the cartoon series Dynomutt, Dog Wander.
EarlGenericOne of the cat-dog duo in the comic strip Mutt by Patrick McDonnell. He was loved by all with his partner Mooch, the cat.
EddieJack Russell TerrierMoose was the name of the dog who portrayed the character of Eddie in a famous American TV series Frazer.This series won 37 Emmy Awards during its run.
EdgarEnglish SheepdogThe second among the dogs in the comic strip For Better or Worse created by by Lynn Johnston.
EdisonEnglish SheepdogFamous for the Ian Fleming book Chity Chity Bang Bang which was later adopted into a stage musical.
ElectraGenericPopular for the comic strip Cathy by Cathy Guisewite.
It was first published in 1976.

Eliot ShagGerman ShepherdFeatured in Jim Henson Productions’s Dog City on TV. The dog was a star here with puppetry and animation.
EinsteinGreat DaneThe large dog in the animation Oliver and Company. The animated movie was based on the classic Oliver Twist book.
FaithMixed breedThe dog has become a wonder since it was born in 2002 with only two hind legs and no fore legs.
FalaScotish TerrierFala was U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s pet from 1940 to 1952.
FangNeapolitan MastiffFang is Hagrid’s dog found in the Harry Potter movies.
Fang (also known as Agent k-13)BriardPart of the TV show Get Smart. The role was played by Red. The show aired from 1965 to 1970.
FangGenericWas part of the comic strip The Duplex, first published in 1993.
FarleyEnglish SheepdogThe first dog in Lynn Johnston’s comic strip Better or Worse.
FergusGenericFamous for the comic strip and book Citizen by Mark OHare.
FidoUnknownFido was the pet of of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
Fifi the PekePekingeseThe beautiful Dog in Pluto, the world famous animation by Walt Disney.
FifiPoodleThe cute poodle on Nickelodeon TV series Rugrats.
FlashBasset HoundThe Dukes of Hazzard star. The TV show was on air from 1979 to 1985.
FlukeGolden RetriverThe title character that wore boots in the 1995 movie Fluke.
FlyBorder CollieThe dog on the farm in the blockbuster movie Babe.
FoofurGeneric houndThe hound in the animated film Foofur created by Freddy Monnickendam and Hanna-Barbera.
FrancisBull DogAnother dog from the crew in the animated film Oliver and Company based on the novel Oliver Twist.
Frank the PugPugOne of the most attractive appearances ever made by a dog in the films. The Pug was seen in Men in Black.
FredBasset HoundThe dog appeared in the film Smokey and the Bandit in 1997.
FredBasset HoundThe popular face in the comic strip Fred Basset crated by Alex Graham.
FreewayLowchenThe breed was seen in the TV series Hart to Hart from 1979 to 1984.
FridayJack Russell TerrierThe star of the 2009 film Hotel for Dogs.
FuzzGenericFeatured in the Tom Wilson comic strip Ziggy in the late 60s.
GandalfShiloh ShepherdThis dog owned by Misha Marshall rescued a missing boy scout in 2007.
GanderNewfoundlandPosthumously awarded Dicken Medal for his bravery in Battle of Hong Kong during WW II.
GelertIrish WolfhoundThis dog became a legend in the famous village of Beddgelert in Wales found in William Robert Spencer poetry.
GeorgeJack Russell TerrierThis dog from New Zealand died while trying to save a group of children from two vicious pit bulls.
GingerGenericDog in the comic strip Drabble created by Kevin Fagin.
GingerYorkshire TerrierPet of Grammy award-winning singer Mariah Carey.
GibsonGreat DaneCertified by Guinness World records as the tallest living dog. If it stands on its hind legs, it is about 7 feet tall.
GoofyGenericOne of the most famous cartoon characters. Star of the Disney animated movies like A Goofy Movie. A chacter created by Walt Disney Studios. Goofy was originally known Dippy Dawg.
GrimmBull TerrierThe yellow bull terrier in the famous comic strip Mother Goose and Grimm created by Mike Peters
GromitGenericAppeared in three animated Wallace and Gromit movies by Nick Park in 1989, 1993 and 1995.
GusSiberian HuskyWas seen in the movie Iron Will. The movie was based on Albert Campbell’s exploitations in 1914.

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